Not so Jolly Facts about Holiday Waste

The holidays are a magical time for most, the season changes, more time is spent with loved ones, and images of cozy sweaters, ice skating, and delicious sweets fill the mind with such comfort! The last thing thought of is the destructive mass amount of waste the holidays leave in its wake.  

So what makes the holidays so wasteful?

There are many aspects that make the holiday’s wasteful; including the ever so present food waste ( for more information read my Food Waste blog post), disposals of Christmas trees, decorations, and what comes to most minds: gifts and the single-use wrapping. So below are just some of the not so jolly facts about Holiday Waste.  

Holiday Waste Facts

Holiday Waste Facts

Holiday Waste Facts

Holiday Waste Facts

Holiday Waste Facts

Holiday Waste Facts

These statistics are grim, I don't know about you but I cringed when reading them. Don't lose hope though! The point of this is to make aware of what is happening, as I always say; one person can make a huge impact. With is information lets find ways to do better this holiday season! 
As always,  best wishes!

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