How can I reduce food packaging waste at Christmas?

We love food in this house. We spend a lot of time talking about, thinking about and consuming food! And I am very much looking forward to a lovely meal with some of our extended family after such a long separation. But… (You knew there was going to be a but didn’t you?) Christmas isContinue reading “How can I reduce food packaging waste at Christmas?”

Is wrapping paper eco friendly?

The short answer is a lot of it, unfortunately, is not. But we have some easy swaps to keep your gifts looking swell with less environmental impact. Last year, in the UK, we threw away 227,000 miles of wrapping paper, almost enough for us to paper our way to the moon! That’s 108 million rollsContinue reading “Is wrapping paper eco friendly?”

Should I buy a real or artificial Christmas tree?

If you REALLY want to buy one, it seems that a real one is more environmentally friendly but even better, why not make your own! Most of us have a very romanticised view of Christmas and one of the traditional images of the season is a highly decorated Christmas tree with parcels scattered around itsContinue reading “Should I buy a real or artificial Christmas tree?”