Republic Services has tips on environmentally responsible practices this holiday season

4 the Holidays
With parties, decorations, gift giving and travel, Americans generate 25 percent more waste than average between thanksgiving and new year's day – equating to almost 1,000 pounds of trash per household. 

But much of what is thrown away during the holidays can be recycled or re-purposed. 

Jeremy walters, sustainability ambassador at Republic Services, has some tips for consumers on how to incorporate simple environmentally responsible practices into celebrations and family gatherings to minimize waste.

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