Christmas

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Planet Ark's 12 Do's of Christmas

Monday, 1 December 2014

Planet Ark's 12 Do's of Christmas help you have a greener, cleaner waste-wise festive season.

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DIY herb wreath

Tuesday, 17 December 2013

Make your home smell like fresh herbs with this truly seasonal holiday decoration.

Secondhand Christmas Gifts

A handmade & secondhand Christmas

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Scrap the consumer frenzy and embrace a season of handmade, locally made and secondhand gifts.

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How to: DIY Christmas crackers

Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Boycott consumerism this silly season and make your own Christmas crackers! Use up re-purposed, recycled and second-hand items from around the house and get DIY with us.

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12 days of Christmas with a green twist

Tuesday, 11 December 2012

Christmas is a great time to celebrate, but it’s also the season when we spend the most money and generate the most waste. Janet Sparrow from Planet Ark explains how a few simple actions can make a big difference to the environment.

Buy nothing for Christmas

Monday, 19 December 2011

Don't panic about presents, extend overdrafts and apply for another credit card for Christmas. Why spend money you don't have on things your loved ones don't want or need -- things that usually end up in landfill? Before we start lets just stop. And think about alternative ways to show our love for each other and our planet with these adorable characters Chip and Bean.

G’s Eco Christmas Gift Guide

Friday, 26 November 2010

The festive season is upon us! This Christmas, give your loved ones a gift they’ll truly love that won’t cost the earth.

Christmas wreath

DIY Christmas wreath

Monday, 22 November 2010

Get into the Christmas spirit and impress your guests with G's guide to creating a green wreath. The end result looks deceptively sophisticated, but it's easy enough for a child to create.

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How to make the most of your Christmas meals

Sunday, 12 December 2010

My favourite Christmas parties are the ones with lots of eating and drinking! But if we over-cater, it has an environmental impact. Here's some tips to make sure you don't waste money on food that won't get used.

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9 G Challenge tips for a greener Christmas

Sunday, 6 December 2009

Christmas can be one of the most hectic, expensive and stressful times of the year. Luckily, one of the benefits of going green is that it can make special events both easier and more interesting for you!

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