Eco-Friendly Entertaining Ideas - Eco-Friendly Parties
Your calendar this fall is likely crammed with festive get-togethers. Whether you're hosting or bringing a gift, here are a few stylish ways to reduce waste and save energy.
By Amanda MacMillan
O, The Oprah Magazine | From the November 2012 issue of O, The Oprah Magazine
The couple behind Ladies & Gentlemen Studio salvage vintage serving utensils by restoring shine and giving handles a cheerful color treatment
Server, $60 each; LadiesandGentlemenStudio.com
Skipping a paper towel in favor of a cotton tea towel—like this handwoven, fair-trade version by Creative Women—can make a big impact: It's been estimated that if everyone did this just once a day, Americans would save 571 million pounds of paper a year
Tea towel, from $28; CreativeWomen.net for stores