August is the most popular month for babies to be born in the United States -- so odds are, either your babe or a little one you know will be celebrating a birthday this month. While most birthday bashes are synonymous with disposable goods and heaps of waste, there are many ways you can make your fete a sustainable affair. Here are 7 tips for throwing an eco first birthday party, most of which apply to all ages.
Is your tyke crazy for trains, planes and automobiles? Check out our guide to organizing a themed bash of things that "go."
Let's not forget the main event: birthday cake! Here are 5 healthier and delicious birthday cake alternatives, as well as a tutorial on how to make a gorgeous, organic rainbow cake sans the toxic chemicals. Top off cake slices or cupcakes with equally sweet, reusable wool felt party toppers to add festive flair.
When it comes to decor, look no further than your printer. Here's a round-up of the best printable party decorations for kids, and some instant, eco birthday party decor from Paper and Cake. This adorable birthday garland will also add a lovely touch to your celebration.
For more great, green party ideas, pick up Anni Daulter's book, Naturally Fun Parties for Kids.