The zero waste movement is arguable the antithesis of Christmas – a time of consumption and over-indulgence. But far from being for the seasonal Scrooge, buying more consciously at Christmas means all of the joy without the guilt of chucking huge amounts of leftovers in the compost bin and adding to the mountains of rubbish once celebrations are over. Merry Christmas everyone!
To make you feel better about the planet we all share, here are a few examples of positive steps that society is taking to fight back against climate change and environmental damage.
How much do you know about being eco-friendly, and what can you do to become a better citizen of Earth?