Why buy plastic?
By Adam Verwymeren, Hometalk
You've likely already decked the halls and trimmed the tree, but have you ever stopped to wonder about the impact of all those decorations? Most modern ornaments are made of plastic and aluminum - not the most environmentally-friendly products. So if you'd like to opt for more personal and Earth-friendly decorations this Christmas, consider some of these eco-alternatives.
Edible Ornaments: Victorian-era century Christmas trees weren't adorned with the bright plastic trinkets that we yearly hang upon the tree. Their decorations were of a far more practical, and edible, sort. Gingerbread men, dried fruits, bundles of spices and sugar plums were common decorations found on these early Christmas trees. Not only are these quaint ornaments extremely simple to make, they also give you a little something to snack on as you bide the time between opening presents and gorging on turkey later in the day.
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