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How To Have a Greener Baby Shower

By michellehorton |

Earth Day tends to get us thinking about all the ways we can “green” our daily lives — beyond recycling. We might vow to ditch plastic water bottles for good (in which case this is a great giveaway for you!), or we might invest in a pile of reusable sandwich bags for lunches.

So if you’re planning a baby shower, you might be adding up the disposable tableware, paper invitations, and mountainous piles of wrapping paper in your future.

But what better way to welcome a new life into the world than by promising to take better care of his/her world?

Here are easy ways to make your special day more earth friendly:

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Eco-Friendly Baby Shower Ideas

Send E-Vites

With the pretty designs and fancy features of today's e-vites (especially from sites like Paperless Post), guests won't assume it was a last-minute afterthought. They'll think you're being eco-friendly — or at least just modern.
Find more of our favorite e-vite sources

For more eco-friendly baby shower tips — like food, activities, and clean-up — check out giggle’s Healthy Home blog.



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Michelle Horton is the founder of Early Mama, an award-winning site that proves young motherhood doesn’t have to define or limit us. When not writing, she’s typically pretending to be a superhero in her 4-year-old son’s imaginative play. Read bio and latest posts → Read Michelle's latest posts →

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