Set a Healthy Holiday Table

Consider the health of your family and the environment when setting your holiday table this year.


| November/December 2005



Beeswax Candle Company nine-inch taper

Beeswax Candle Company's nine-inch taper


Photo Courtesy Beeswax Candle Company

The holiday table is a celebration of abundance. What better place to practice green values for the health of your family and the earth? Some ideas to consider:

Glasses and Dinnerware 

Opt for glass instead of crystal to avoid lead worries. Add extra sparkle with matching or coordinating glass dinnerware, coasters, or trays. Source: CrateAndBarrel.com. And by choosing recycled-glass dishes, you help save precious natural resources.

Sources: RecycledGlassworks.com; FireAndLight.com 

The Table 

Shopping for a new table? Save trees by seeking out one made from fast-growing bamboo. Safeguard your family’s health with formaldehyde-free glues.





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