[LISTEN] Jackie May explains why Christmas is unsustainable and wasteful
Christmas is a lovely time of the year for the entire family says founder and editor of Twyg, Jackie May.
With that being said, people tend to buy things that are unsustainable she adds.
May says that Christmas can be wasteful because people buy things that can only be consumed on that day.
Last year, I changed my Christmas plans entirely adds May.
She says that as a family, they decided to have a secret Santa set-up with a very low price limit.
May adds that the entire experience was a revelation because as a family, they were able to reduce waste.
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