Action 364: Use an alternative to plastic party poppers for New Year celebrations

Date: 30 December Action: 364 Cost of taking action: SAVES MONEY   Plastic party poppers – another unnecessary single use plastic There are plenty of alternatives, so today’s action – as we approach New Year’s Eve celebrations – is to ditch the plastic party poppers! Why is this important? As (read more …)

Action 363: Dispose of the Christmas tree properly

Date: 29 December Action: 363 Cost of taking action: NIL   From our guest writer Lynsey Clayton from Monsoon of Random in the UK Disposing of your Christmas Tree The British Christmas Tree Growers Association (BCTGA) estimates around seven million trees are bought each year in the UK. If not reused or (read more …)

Action 361: Set Christmas cards aside to use again next year

Date: 27 December Action: 361 Cost of taking action: SAVES MONEY   Christmas cards can be re-used in several innovative ways After Christmas, please don’t bundle up all your Christmas cards and throw them in the bin without a little bit of thought. Perhaps you could put them in a (read more …)

Action 360: Recycle all your Christmas wrapping properly

Date: 26 December Action: 360 Cost of taking action: NIL   By our guest author Barbara Wysocka in Scotland Boxing Day – and time to recycle all the Christmas wrapping properly We hope you had a wonderful Christmas day yesterday. What is one of the most exciting things about Christmas? (read more …)