Over the festive season you would have seen plenty of it over the festive season, but this could be bad for the environment. Standard glitter is made from plastics which can take 450 years to break down
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Every day we hear about problems of litter louts, fly tippers or arsonists but this christmas we have some stories of heroes that are working to tackle the litter problem.
Evreyone is familiar with the Coca Cola ad at christmas, however Greenpeace has launched a spoof christmas ad which aims to highlight the sheer number of cans and bottles that end up in the ocean. Greenpeace have made the ad because more plastic has been produced in the last 10 years than during the entire 20th century.
We associate the word advent with every morning opening a door on a calendar all the way up to christmas day, but this couple in Wales decided to take a different approach, instead of opening a calendar door they decided to do a litter pick on the beaches and paths each day up to christmas.
Each christmas the amount of waste increase, whether it be more wrapping paper, food waste or just general unwanted presents and clothes, our list compiles ideas of what you can do rather than dispose and it ending up in landfill.