The festive season generates untold waste, which is why we should keep the consumerism to a minimum. Photo: Shutterstock
Ed Peters
Opinion

Opinion

Ed Peters

Christmas is taking a toll on the environment: I’m no Scrooge, but let’s cut back

  • The argument for 24 hours of enforced merriment, rather than months on end
  • From food waste and plastic packaging to electricity, the environmental impact of the festive season is huge
The festive season generates untold waste, which is why we should keep the consumerism to a minimum. Photo: Shutterstock
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