Month: December 2019

Read all the latest news and views from the Earth Rewards HQ

Top Environmental Stories 2019. Image by tigerlily713 from Pixabay

The Top Environmental Stories of 2019

It’s no surprise that some of the biggest news stories of the year were about our planet and the environment. Climate change is a major concern for 85% of Britons today. It’s what drives many of our actions and what brought you here. As we approach the end of the year, we take a look…
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Planet-friendly Christmas food

The Earth Rewards Guide to Planet-Friendly Christmas Food

As well as spending time with our loved ones, Christmas revolves around food. From advent calendars to mince pies and turkeys to Brussels sprouts, we consume 80% more food over the festive season than the rest of the year. How does this impact the planet? The problem The average UK household spends over £174 on…
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Christmas Jumper Day 2019. Photo by Stte Funn on Unsplash

Happy Christmas Jumper Day!

It’s Friday 13th and Christmas Jumper Day here in the UK. A fun and Christmassy way to raise money for children in need run by Save the Children. From pom-pom reindeer noses to flashing lights, Christmas jumper Day is when we all dress to impress. We love to support a good cause and will be…
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Real or Fake Christmas Tree?

Real or Fake? In Search of Low Impact Christmas Trees

The weekend is finally here! For many us, this means it’s time for the decorations to come out and for the Christmas tree to go up. It’s the harbinger of the festive season. It may even be the cause of the first Christmas arguments – especially when it comes to decorations! But this year, the…
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The impact of Black Friday

The Impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday

These days it’s not uncommon to see Christmas stock in the shops in August. However, when it comes to Christmas shopping, things really start to kick off towards the end of November. However, the arrival and the impact of Black Friday and Cyber Monday can be felt long after the day has ended. The online…
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Green Christmas Tips

Green Christmas Tips from the Earth Rewards Team

Christmas – a time for family, friends, food and saving the planet… yes, we did say saving the planet!! With the EU parliament declaring a “climate and environmental emergency” just a few days ago, it’s never been more important for families and friends to make Christmas 2019 as planet-friendly as possible. So we though we…
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