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Gift Outside the Box Media Kit

Press release, social media prompts, and graphics for promoting an environmentally friendly holiday season. For tips on how to reduce waste, visit Gift Greener.

Press Release

Montgomery County Press Release - Monday, November 20, 2017

Social Media - #GiftGreener

Use our hashtag, #GiftGreener to promote reducing waste this holiday season. Below are sample social media posts to get you started.

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#Giftgreener today by looking for ways to #reduce, #reuse and #recycle! Bring a reusable shopping bag with you on errands, and purchase gifts made of reused materials when possible. For more gift ideas, visit

The USDA estimates that 30-40% of the food supply in the United States is wasted. This holiday season, think about donating your untouched leftovers from holiday parties to a local food bank. For more ideas, visit #GiftGreener #GiveBack

Get outside this holiday season! Consider gifting an experience: go for a #hike or #walk, enjoy a sunrise, sunset, or changing seasons, or attend a @MontgomeryParks program near you. #giftgreener

Preparing for the holidays? Remember to #buylocal and support local businesses and artists. Look for gifts at local craft fairs, holiday markets, small businesses or farms. #giftgreener

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Give local this holiday season! Remember to shop locally to support businesses in our community. #GiftGreener

 #Giftgreener today and remember to look for ways to #reduce, #reuse and #recycle! Bring a reusable shopping bag with you for your holiday shopping, and consider using reused materials for wrapping and gift-making.  For more gift ideas, visit

Consider giving experiences as gifts this year! #GiftGreener with ice skating passes, a yoga class, or a special meal together to celebrate the holidays. More ideas at!

Looking for the perfect way to show you care? #GiftGreener by giving back, by making a donation to a cause of your choice in someone’s honor, or donate your time by volunteering. For more ideas, visit

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