Green Uncle Sam

The Fourth of July is a great time to get some sun, have a little fun and forget about the daily grind as we celebrate our nations birthday. But just because its an excuse to party hardy, we shouldnt forget that keeping things green and protecting our environment over the holiday is just as important as making the perfect apple pie or lighting up the barbecue. With this in mind, weve rounded up seven ways you can add a little bit of green to your patriotic party and still have plenty of fun – read on!

Via 7 Tips for a Red, White and GREEN Fourth of July! | Inhabitat – Sustainable Design Innovation, Eco Architecture, Green Building.

OK, it’s obvious that I’m reposting this purely because I’m too lazy to find or write a decent article about sustainability and the U.S. 4th of July holiday. Buy this overpriced compostable picnic set instead of styrofoam! (Because plain old paper plates are too passé). Help the earth “breathe easier” by burning less-dirty fuel in the grill! Clean up the mess you make after you party! Yes, these are some of the tips this blog post from Inhabitat offers to the green-curious.


On the other hand, I mightily approve of this photo gallery of 6 (not 8) BBQ recipes for summer.