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 …)

Action 349: Make your own Christmas tree ornaments

Date: 15 December Action: 349 Cost of taking action: NIL or LOW   By our guest author Halima Curran in Libya Let’s reduce the demand for plastic, shop-bought decorations this year The festive season has arrived once again and revelers the world over are decorating their houses with glittering gewgaws (read more …)