12 ways to ensure your Christmas won’t cost the earth!

Environment Agency – 12 tips ‘As you start to plan your festivities and you purchase your Christmas food and gifts. There are some simple steps we can take to make Christmas more sustainable

At this time of year, we generate more waste than any other time. One example, the amount of cardboard packaging we produce is approximately 300,000 tonnes, enough to wrap the London Eye 50,000 times according to Recycle Now.

We also need to consider ways we can remove avoidable plastic from our festive preparations. Including Christmas cards, decorations and gifts. Around 12 million tonnes of plastic enters our environment each year that’s equivalent to a bin lorry load every minute.’

Below are 12 simple steps to make your Christmas greener.

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