Tips for a Zero Waste Christmas – Hope 103.2

Tips for a Zero Waste Christmas

At Christmas, it’s easy to fall into bad habits of buying too much, eating too much and throwing too much away.

Listen: Author Anita Vandyke shares tips on how to care for our planet this Christmas

By Katrina RoeThursday 17 Dec 2020Hope Mornings

Christmas can be such a magical time of year. Who doesn’t love presents, Christmas lights, decorations and treats?

But at what cost to the planet?

At Christmas, it’s easy to fall into bad habits of buying too much, eating too much and throwing too much away.

Dr Anita Vandyke is a gentle activist and the author of A Zero Waste Family: In Thirty Days. Anita points out there is no such place as ‘away’ – everything we chuck out eventually ends up in landfill.

She wants to encourage us to raise our kids to have a caring attitude towards the planet – even at Christmas.

Listen to Dr Anita Vandyke’s tips on how to reduce your waste this Christmas in the player above.

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