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Friday Quickie: Just Say No

Love it or hate it: We’re about to be in the chaotic holiday season.

The 4th ‘R’ of achieving green-ness is the one not often discussed: Refuse it.

While recycling, reducing and reusing are all crucial, always ask yourself of you really need that freebie, gift or flyer someone’s trying to stuff in your face. It’s OK to say no and politely decline.

It will also spare Aunt Sally’s feelings when she sees that homeless guy on 7th wearing that hot pink fleece hat that you really didn’t need…

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Julie Hancher
Julie Hancher is Editor-in-Chief of Green Philly, sharing her expertise of all things sustainable in the city of brotherly love. She enjoys long walks in the park with local beer and greening her travels, cooking & cat, Sir Floofus Drake. View all posts by Julie Hancher

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