- 200,000 trees are felled to supply 1.7bn Christmas cards sent in the UK
- 40,000 trees are used to make 8,000 tonnes of wrapping paper used for presents
- Nearly 6m Christmas trees end up in landfill sites every January
- The UK throws out 3m tonnes of extra waste over Christmas
whew! What abt the giant guzzler, the United States? 2m trees for cards, 60m christmas trees and 30m tonnes of extra waste? Probably much higher!