Every year the post Christmas clean-up means finding a new home for all sorts of leftovers from the festive season. But it also gives you many opportunities to recycle the unwanted items and reduce the amount of waste your family generates. This guide will give you some ideas to reduce the environmental impact of yuletide for years to come.
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Food is an area where we can take lots of steps to reduce our Christmas carbon footprint. Whether we’re looking at the food miles the ingredients in our meals have travelled or if sustainable growing practices have been used to produce our food, there are many elements to consider this yuletide.
Whether she’s 25 or 75, your mum is a special person in your life, and if she’s an eco-conscious mum, what better than a green gift to make her Yuletide extra special this year?
Christmas is now just around the corner, so with many of us still watching our spending, why not take a look at these Top Ten ideas for an Eco Christmas Gift for your friends and family. Many of the ideas give you a personalised handmade option that costs more in time than money, so if you get started now, you’ll be finished and wrapped for Christmas Day, no problem!
This weekend has seen me create the first attempt at my eco wrapping gift ideas. OK, so some of you will be thinking, that is way too organised to have gifts ready for wrapping, but there will be others more organised than I have been who already have bags of gifts wrapped, tagged and ready for delivery to friends and family members as Yuletide approaches, but I have to say I am very proud of my first gift wrapping creation!
It’s that time of year when the days whiz by and before you know it, Christmas is upon us again. Well we’ve got a super way to cross one of those Xmas essentials off the list, and you can save some pennies, do some recycling, and occupy the kids all in one by making your own environmentally friendly Christmas Crackers. Just follow the easy instructions below, you can miss out any bits you don’t need, and before you know it you’ll have some fantastic green Christmas decorations.