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Staying Green During the Season of Giving

It is estimated that in the United States alone an extra 25 million tons of garbage is generated during the holiday season. Included in this number is 2.65 billion Christmas cards, which is enough to fill a football field higher than a ten-story building. Enough ribbon to tie a bow around the planet 12 times over and 4 million tons of wrapping paper, which accounts for approximately 30 million fewer trees on the planet.

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