HOLIDAY TIPS TO REDUCE WASTE: GIVE MORE, WRAP LESS!

This year consider giving ‘non-stuff’ gifts such as experiences, services and gift certificates:

  • Art or music lessons
  • Dog walking services

 

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  • State park annual pass
  • Fishing license
  • Movie Night with popcorn
  • Help with planting a garden

 

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  • Professional services like massage, de-cluttering or a cooked meal
  • Gift certificate to a favorite restaurant

 

Consumable gifts are another low-waste choice:

  • Handmade soaps and candles
  • Homemade cookies and nut breads

 

 

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For more City of Santa Cruz waste reduction tips, please visit www.cityofsantacruz.com/recycleright.

 


City Beat


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