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Top eco–friendly Christmas tips 10 December 2019

Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful are calling for families to use less plastic this Christmas (via Belfast Live)

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By Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful 

With the presents stacked high and the smell of turkey making its way through the house, you could say Christmas is a season of love – love for family, love for friends, but let’s make it even better by loving the planet too.

Households in Northern Ireland throw away a staggering 230,942 tonnes of waste across the holidays – more than any other time of the year.

As a result, the Live Here Love Here team at Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful are calling families to reduce their plastic footprint and instead source eco–friendly alternatives this festive period.  Their key message is to use less plastic as they urge people to start small and try at least one of their top tips for a more sustainable Christmas.

Read more via Belfast Live