For many people, Christmas is a favourite time of year. Giving gifts, spending time with friends and family, and enjoying decorations are all what makes Christmas time special. Unfortunately, Christmas can also be a wasteful time of year, between plastic packaging, wrapping paper, and all of that food.
This eco-friendly guide to Christmas will help you to navigate the holidays in a more sustainable way. Trying to do even one of these things is a step towards a more environmentally friendly Christmas.
This Christmas, try to buy local, choose eco-friendly gifts, and think about the environment when you\’re choosing decorations.
It can be easy to build up waste over time between coffee cups, plastic bags, food containers, water bottles and all the other things we go through on a daily basis. This stuff is everywhere, it’s usually more convenient, and finding a reusable option isn’t always on the top of our minds. It is easier to recycle now, but there’s always more we can do. These are some simple ways to reuse that don’t require too much effort and will make you feel good!
My focus has always been on finding ways to replace disposable things with reusable things. Once you start paying attention, you start to realise how much waste you go through day to day. All it takes is a few simple steps to start making a difference, so here are four simple ways that I reuse!