Analysis of Google search data reveals that searches for ‘sustainable Christmas’ are predicted to skyrocket 1,700% in the UK between the 5 to 11 December – the highest interest in ‘sustainable Christmas’ recorded over the past five years.
A new finding by design experts Printique reveals that online searches for ‘Sustainable Christmas’ will explode to over 20 times the average volume between the 5th and 11th December, an unprecedented spike in searches for how to celebrate Christmas sustainably, according to analysis of Google search data.
A spokesperson for Printique said, “Trends such as reusable wrapping paper and plastic-free ornaments are likely to be bigger than ever this year, as awareness of climate change and the need to protect our planet sweeps the world.
“While Christmas is a day full of joy and excitement, there’s no doubt that traditions such as single-use Christmas trees, and non-recyclable crackers and decorations can increase our CO2 footprint and cause further damage to the earth.
“However, we are now seeing ever more inventive ways of celebrating Christmas in an environmentally friendly fashion, from eco-friendly Christmas trees to plantable Christmas cards, containing seeds which you can re-plant in the earth”