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From the most Wonderful to the most Wasteful time of the year

Christmas can have a startling impact on the environment. The figures from the UK show - 300,000 tonnes of card packaging is used at Christmas; enough to cover London's Big Ben almost 260,000 times 1 billion cards end up in the bin, when they could be recycled 6 million Christmas trees are discarded every year 250 tonnes of Christmas trees are thrown away after Christmas, when they...
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Ireland to generate 86,000 tonnes of packaging waste this Christmas

The average person generates about 25 per cent more waste than during the rest of the year and a new study from Repak says almost one-third of Irish shoppers have a full recycling bin before Christmas even begins. Repak has revealed Ireland's recycling habits over the festive season - the country is expected to generate 86,000 tonnes of packaging waste - the equivalent to the combined packaging...
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Make your Christmas environmentally friendly

Christmas is a time of celebration, but once the party's over, a huge amount of waste is generated.  From mid-November to mid-January, the average person generates about 25 per cent more waste than during the rest of the year. The reason is people purchase more at Christmas  - from shiny wrapping paper to glittery cards — which typically can't go in your recycling bin, so it's destined for the ...
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How to have a Green Christmas

The festive season poses a serious threat to the environment. An onslaught of food, toys, electronics, wrapping paper and “stuff” is on the way. ` Repak estimates 83,000 tonnes of packaging waste will be produced in Ireland this Christmas which is equal to the amount of packaging waste 176,000 people would produce in an entire year. So how can you play your part to ensure a greener Christmas and...
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Verde supports Focus Ireland Sponsor a Star this Christmas

This year instead of sending out Christmas cards, we have sponsored a Star on the Focus Ireland Christmas Tree. The Sponsor a Star campaign has been running for 16 years and helps change the lives of families, children, young people and adults, who so desperately are in need of help in the run up to Christmas and into the New Year. Focus Ireland announced today that it has supported over 14,000 p...
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