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 335: Be aware of planned obsolescence

Date: 01 December Action: 335 Cost of taking action: NIL   By our guest author Divya Hari in Singapore Planned obsolescence – what does it mean? It all started with the light bulb industry, was propagated by the auto industry and today it is proliferating in several industries from fashion (read more …)

Action 333: Consider alternatives to the traditional Christmas tree

Date: 29 November Action: 333 Cost of taking action: LOW   From our guest author Anna Dawson in the UK We all love Christmas traditions, especially the tree! However, as our planet changes it may be time to consider a more eco-friendly alternative to the traditional Christmas tree. What’s the (read more …)