It's easy for Christmas to become the most environmentally unfriendly day of the year--all the tchotchkes, shiny paper, ribbons, and lots and lots of food. But your holiday doesn't need to be brown. This year...dream green!

We've got six great tips to help green your holiday--before and after December 25th. And, we'd love to hear how you make your holiday kinder to the environment. Post a comment or submit your tips with the form on the right side of this page.

Recycle your Christmas tree

Rent a live Christmas Tree instead of cutting one down

Rethink Gift Wrap

Give Green Gifts

Sparkle longer with LED Holiday Lights

Harvest usable components from devices and redeploy them

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