Reuters has a timely article out on Cutting down consumption at Christmas. Here are some of their suggestions:
Get together as a family, talk to each other about what Christmas means to you, and then design your own holiday.
One of the interesting things about the recession, will be how it might encourage sustainable or responsible consumption” according to Martin Sorrell, boss of WPP advertising.
Re-using old wrapping paper, “re-gifting” unwanted present, and making cards, decorations or presents together with the children are all great ways to celebrate and help the environment.
Greeting cards can be emailed and don’t forget our green greeting cards.
Turn off some of the lights so you can actually see the darkness and the stars.
These are just a few suggestions for you to consider in your going green efforts and sustainability!