12 ways to be more sustainable this Christmas

We know it’s not always cost effective, easy or convenient to live life in a planet friendly way, so we’ve given you 12 easy, low cost and convenient ways that you can help our planet in the lead up to Christmas!

  • Use recyclable wrapping paper, reuse old magazines, newspaper or brown paper
  • Buy eco-friendly Christmas cards or even plantable ones
  • Make your own Christmas Crackers at home
  • Buy a real tree instead of an artificial one, or even better, rent one!
  • Consider the amount of plastic presents you buy – are there wooden or eco-friendly alternatives?
  • Buy a sustainable gift for your loved ones to pop in their stockings
  • For that special person who has everything why not plant a tree in their name or make a donation to charity instead?
  • Avoid non-eco glitter on cards and wrapping paper
  • Choose eco-friendly sticky tape
  • Using LED lights instead of incandescent ones – this can reduce energy usage by up to 80%
  • Consider a meat free feast over the Christmas period
  • If you’re having a clear out before the big day, consider donating toys and clothes to those who need it the most.
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