What does Christmas mean to you?
Connecting with loved ones?
Decorating your home and enjoying festivities?
Buying gifts and presents for everyone to enjoy?
How can we do this in an environmentally friendly way?
The COP26 conference took place last month with a strong message that we all have to be responsible for the health and wellbeing of our planet.
So with Christmas being the biggest spending spree of the year…..why not take time to plan your festive celebrations?
Discover how you can reduce your carbon foot print whilst being kinder to yourself and the planet.
Before making any changes to big family traditions, gather your loved ones, have a conversation about why you would want to “Go Greener” this Christmas.
Check in that everyone is onboard with a newer version of Christmas to avoid disappointment during the festive season and the BIG day itself.
Here are some tips to help you on your way!
Buy Less Food
According to the Soil Association, “food is the single most important, everyday way for people to reduce their own environmental impact”.
Buy food with less packaging.
Buy organic meat to avoid intensively farmed produce.
If you cook too much, prepare to store, freeze or share with a neighbour.
Use recyclable Wrapping
Use brown paper, tied with string or ribbon.
Add foliage from the garden or create your own stamps.
It brings an understated elegant look.
Eco Friendly Tree
Buy and FSC approved Christmas Tree
Buy from a local trader to reduce carbon foot print.
Once Christmas is over take it to a recycling centre where it can be shredded and reused for local bark and clippings.
Invest in reusable Christmas crackers.
You can replenish them yourself each year with plastic free gifts.
Buy donations, memberships or an experience they will truly love.
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