Though Christmas often ends up being a time of excess, it’s a great time to remember what’s important to you. For many of us, that boils down to enjoying and protecting what we love.
If you’d like to celebrate a more simple Christmas this year – and make things a bit more ethical and eco-friendly, here’s how – from renting a Christmas tree, to homemade decorations.
Think about your Christmas tree
Research has shown that almost six million Christmas trees are discarded every year, and 250 tonnes worth of Christmas trees are thrown away in the UK alone, when they could have been composted.
That being said, going for a real tree rather than an artificial one is