Do #1: Quality reusable decorations
Buy good quality decorations that can be reused or make your own from recycled materials.
Do #3: Low impact gifts
Give low impact gifts such as experiences, or practical, durable items that meet a need.
At Christmas Australians buy more, travel more and eat more than at any other time of the year. To help reduce the environmental and financial impact of these festive activities, Planet Ark offers 12 simple, positive actions - the 12 Do's of Christmas.
Join Planet Ark, workplaces, councils and individuals across the country and make a commitment to do your bit for 2013.
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