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Credit: Green is the new black

Christmas can be a time of overindulgence and over-consumption, but it doesn’t have to be that way.

Green is the new black is kicking off with “How to have a Zero Waste Christmas” with Green Warrior, Hannah Chung – The Zero Waste Challenger, on how we can go waste-free, lower our impact and have a green Christmas.

A pile of unwanted presents on Boxing Day, wrapping paper strewn on the floor, tinsel drooping off trees of plastic, hangovers, gout. If this is reminiscent of your Christmases past, remember that it doesn’t have to be this way. Life can be so much simpler without all the stuff that we’ve been conditioned to believe is ‘festive tradition’. Make new traditions, set yourself free from the faff, and get creative this holiday.

Read the full article to learn 8 waste-free alternatives here.

By Hannah Chung for Green is the black.

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‘post-tourist’

In the last decade, the tourism industry has been overtaken by a new kind of tourist: one who avoids popular sites and abandons their maps. Welcome to the age of the “post-tourist”. Siobhan Lyons Read more.

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07 April 2015 – There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden – one that has pushed the country closer to zero waste than ever before. In fact, less than one per cent of Sweden’s household garbage ends up in landfills today. Zi-Ann Lum. Read more.

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