Last Christmas, the UK ‘gave’ over 5 million tonnes of waste to the planet, with unwanted gifts, festive food, decorations and more all going to landfill.
When you’re wrapped up in the excitement of the holiday season, keeping sustainability in mind can be difficult. That’s why DS Smith has put together 12 Christmas recycling tips to ensure you can enjoy all the festivities without adding to waste.
We spoke to our Sustainability and Strategy Communications Manager, Sam Jones, to find out his favourite recycling tricks. Discover how you can go green this Christmas with sustainable trees, glitter-free cards, and smart Christmas food shopping.
Just a few simple changes this Christmas can make a big difference on the environment. From sourcing sustainable Christmas cards and checking you have recyclable wrapping paper, to finding out how to recycle fairy lights and where to get reusable Christmas crackers, give the planet the gift of sustainability this year.
Check out our infographic below and explore our 12 Days of Recycling Tips for some easy ways to have a green Christmas.