Enjoy the Holidays While Treading Lightly on the Planet

Enjoy the Holidays While Treading Lightly on the Planet

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laura-bush-holiday-white-house.jpg The Christmas Tree at the U.S. Capitol is decorated with strands of energy-efficient LED lights, as are the White House trees and the Colorado Spruce in Rockefeller Center. Modern LED lights last ten times as long as other bulbs, and use75 to 90 percent less energy, saving you money on the electric bill.

With a little bit of effort you and your family can enjoy the holiday and help save the planet at the same time.  Read the article below about more ways to enjoy a green holiday. (May take a couple seconds to load.)

Photo, right: Laura Bush gives tour of new energu-saving White House decorations.

More info about cities and public buildings using LED lights at USA Today.

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