I’ll have a Green Christmas

This video was made in partnership with Greenvelope.

 

It’s December! Here are some tips and ideas of things you can do to make the holidays a little greener:

Give mindfully
  • Give gifts you know will get used instead of random stuff. Experiences, consumables, your time, charity donations, and digital gifts (subscriptions, games, e-books, music, etc.) all make great gifts without waste.
  • Avoid glossy wrapping paper and wrap gifts with recycled or upcycled materials, or things that can be reused.
  • Send digital cards and invitations which saves paper (and often plastic) as well as shipping and trash. Greenvelope offers beautiful, paper-like designs and useful features.

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Ask for conscious gifts
  • Ask for things you know you’ll use, support sustainable and ethical brands, or ask for donations to an organization or charity you support.

 

Use natural or secondhand decorations
  • There are lots of easy and beautiful DIY’s using natural materials, these are a few of my favourite inspirations (click through for source)

and check out my Green Christmas board on Pinterest for more inspiration :)

This year my DIY decorations included (click links for tutorials- some are in different languages so use google translate):

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Host greener parties and dinners

And instead of buying a new party outfit, shop your closet or get one secondhand!

 

 

Wishing you a wonderful holiday season! xx