GREEN Memorial Weekend tips

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This Memorial Day Weekend, take advantage of some eco-friendly tips that will make your barbecues and outdoor picnics sizzle:

  • Party supplies: Use biodegradable utensils, bowls and cups to cut down on waste. Guests can also write their names on cups to set a limit on the number doled out. Also, giving guests reusable, cloth napkins is a plus.
  • Grill time: Gas, propane and electric grills burn cleaner and more efficiently than charcoal or wood.
  • Food: You can stop by a farmer’s market to pick up fruits and vegetables for your event or make dishes from local food.
  • Cleanup: Be sure to encourage guests to take home leftovers, and food scraps can be composted.

Have a happy and healthy Memorial Day Weekend! To see the full story see USA Today.