As Christmas is right around the corner, packaging is becoming a crisis at the recycling tip. Many advent calendars and delivery’s have excess packaging which is not needed. During the Christmas season roughly 1 billion cards and thrown in the bin, this amounts to 33 million trees! 8 million  Christmas trees will be thrown away this Christmas , weighing 12,000 tonnes! Away you can help is recycle your Christmas tree this Christmas. But in 2014 around 400,000 tonnes of paper and card weren’t collected for recycling. But, you can help by taking your own recycling down to the tip, to help the uk be sustainable. A tip that not many people realise is wrapping paper which has glitter on it can not be recycling. Doing little things such as not buying glitter packaging can make a big difference!