Recycling Christmas Cards
6 January, 2013
Christmas is over and the tree is down but there is the question
what to do with all of the cards?
This year Marks and
Spencers will be partnering with the Woodlands trust to recycle
cards. From January 2nd to 31st 2013
Christmas card recycling bins will be placed in over 300
participating Marks and Spencer stores across the UK. One tree will
be planted for every 1000 Christmas cards brought into store.
Last year over 8.3 million cards were collected in M&S shops
in January 2012 meaning the Woodland Trust was able to plant 8308
extra trees during 2012.
PTAs have also come up with their own ingenious ways to reuse
cards, donating them to teachers for craft work over the school
year or recycling them into gift tags for Christmas Fairs 2013.
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