3 Ways To Be More Environmentally Conscious & Sustainable This Holiday Season
With the festive season just beginning, chances are you’ll soon be purchasing holiday gifts for all your friends and families to show them how much you cherish them.
Purchasing gifts can be a little stressful, especially if you leave it for the last minute, not to mention it’s not great for the environment thanks to all that extra paper and product packaging. In fact, millions of tons of plastic ends up in landfills every year, especially at this time of year, where it pollutes our precious earth, because plastic is not degradable.
In this article we’ll show you how to shop a little cleaner and greener these holidays so you can know you’re doing your part towards keeping our environment a happier, healthier place.
Purchase gifts made with natural ingredients
Shopping online is a great way to not only avoid the crazy throngs of people at this time of year, it helps to prevent loads of unnecessary bags too.
By shopping our online store you’ll avoid the shops, save on plastic AND find all natural products good for the environment that the whole family will love!
Select the gift set option on our site and have your order turned into a beautiful gift set, wrapped and ready to put under the tree! Our packaging is sustainable so you don’t have to worry about your carbon footprint and be sure to add a Hand-poured Candle, Wooden Soap Dish, and/or a Floral Bath Tea to make it extra luscious and special.
Use reusable wrapping
Did you know that if every American family used recycled materials to wrap even just three presents, enough paper would be saved to cover a whopping 45, 000 football fields? It’s statistics like this that make us realize how small changes can make a big impact.
Wrappily is a great resource to find eco friendly gift wrapper alternatives.
Consider a living Christmas Tree this year
Purchasing a living tree that can be planted outside or kept inside as a houseplant after the holidays may be a great choice for you this year. Living trees require fewer resources to create and may be better for the environment. Just be sure you’re purchasing your tree from a place that produces trees with the health of the forests in mind.
If you do decide on purchasing an artificial tree, make sure you opt for the most energy-efficient choice; find a tree that can be used for many years to come.
Be sure to cut back on the amount of lights you use and opt for energy efficient LED strings.
These three simple tips will help you to enjoy a cleaner, greener holiday season!
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