Celebrate Christmas the zero-waste way with these crafty solutions for everything from Christmas tree decorations to advent calendars. The zero-waste movement is huge and this collection of crafty ideas will help you to create your own zero waste solutions for a sustainable Christmas.
It's time to reclaim Christmas - this collection is all about using the things around you to bring festive cheer to your home. It's about crafting and creating together and using what you've got to make unique, unusual items that you can enjoy year after year. By crafting your zero-waste Christmas you are also creating memories - something that cannot be bought online.
Upcycling and reuse gurus Emma Friedlander-Collins and Christine Leech show you how to turn Christmas into a zero-waste experience with step-by-step instructions and some clever crafting. Whether you're a committed crafter or new to making, there is something for everyone no matter what your skill level is.
Choose from projects and tutorials for a sustainable Christmas including sewing, crochet, upcycling and reuse ideas. You don't need to have lots of craft skills to create these projects, there are step-by-step instructions for each one. There are also instructions for the basic craft techniques such as crochet and embroidery so you can get stuck in straightaway.
There are four different Christmas themed chapters: Hot; Frosty; Skandi and Retro so you pick your favourite style or mix and match for festive mash-up! Projects include Coffee Cup Baubles; a minimalist wreath made using an old cake tin; a milk carton advent calendar and some magical fairy lights made using takeaway containers.
Choose your favourite projects from this collection of 24 projects including no-waste decorations for the tree and zero-waste gift wrap. Packed full of original ideas, Zero Waste: Christmas will help you to celebrate the zero-waste way and improve your efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle while at the same time having fun.