Christmas Clean-up: Conservation ideas for Next Year

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According to a web site called 'use-less-stuff.com, Americans toss out more trash during the period between Thanksgiving and New Year than any other time of the year. Website founder, Bob Lilienfeld says that waste amounts to about a million extra tons per week heading for the landfills. He is encouraging people to give experiential gifts this season, because they create less waste.

LILIENFELD: If I ask you what are the two or three things you remember most about holidays, when you were a child, youre going to tell me its things like, I remembered when Grandma baked something or when we all showed up at somebodys house and something funny happened. Its probably not going to be that youre going to tell me I remembered my second Barbie doll.

Lilienfeld is giving his young teenage daughter an i-tunes gift card this year. He says he knows she loves the music and the tiny plastic card is rechargeable. His web site can be found at

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