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Action of the month : 12 ideas for a simpler and greener holiday season

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December’s Action of the Month: 12 ideas for a simpler and greener holiday season


With the holidays fast approaching, the team at Équiterre invites you to express your love for friends and family, but also for the planet. How? By consuming less… and more wisely!

To inspire you, we’ve put together a handy guide organized around 12 themes.

There are so many ways to make people happy without putting an extra burden on the planet and exploiting its resources.

Because if we want to keep on having white Christmases in the future, we need to make today’s Christmases greener! ;)

Read the whole guide

1. Offer immaterial gifts: browse our catalogue of ideas
2. The most economical and practical gift: the one that already exists!
3. A disposable Santa Claus? The issue of toys
4. Suggest a fun gift exchange: 6 potential themes
5. Skip the mall: buy local and shop Christmas markets
6. Zero-waste gift wrap and cards: rising to the challenge
7. The tree and decorations: time to start new traditions
8. Time to feast: serving up an organic, locally sourced Christmas dinner while avoiding waste
9. Hitching a ride on Santa’s sleigh? Eco-friendly transportation options
10. Give your brain a gift: no screens for a day
11. Take inspiration from the hygge lifestyle: activities for unwinding during the holidays
12. Get into the spirit of the holidays: enjoy a moment of solidarity