Agriculture, Food and Beverage

How to make your Thanksgiving more sustainable

Vegetable dishes can replace turkey as a main dish this Thanksgiving. Image: Pexels/fauxels

Linnea Harris

Reporter, EcoWatch

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About 14.5 to 19% of all global greenhouse gas emissions are directly related to livestock grown for consumption, including the turkey on our Thanksgiving plates.
About 14.5 to 19% of all global greenhouse gas emissions are directly related to livestock grown for consumption, including the turkey on our Thanksgiving plates. Image: Pexels/ Kevin Malik

An Instagram post talking about how much food you need to keep guests happy. Thanksgiving
Use Savethefood.com’s Guest-imator portion-planning tool to determine how much food you’ll need. Image: Instagram/Savethefood

Start Thanksgiving on a green note by shopping more sustainably for your meal.
Start Thanksgiving on a green note by shopping more sustainably for your meal. Image: Unsplash/Milada Vigerova

Plant-based meats have come a long way and could potentially replace the turkey on Thanksgiving.
Plant-based meats have come a long way and could potentially replace the turkey on Thanksgiving. Image: Pexels/ Marianna OLE

Leftovers are the secret star of Thanksgiving.
Leftovers are the secret star of Thanksgiving. Image: Pexels/ cottonbro studio

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