Richard Lochhead

Moray SNP News



Local MP for Moray, Angus Robertson has called on people to recycle their Christmas cards after this year’s festive period draws to a close.

As well as the paper recycling option offered by Moray Council, many shops and supermarkets across the country are running Christmas card recycling schemes, giving people an easy way to recycle their cards and to help protect the environment – with some schemes contributing to tree-planting initiatives for every card recycled.

Commenting, the MP for Moray said:

“Every year, people send their nearest and dearest Christmas cards spreading festive cheer and offering best wishes for the year ahead.

“Whilst this brightens up our homes and brings a smile to our faces, the environmental impact can be large – which is why it is important to recycle our Christmas cards and help protect the environment as we start 2017.

“Supermarkets and shops offer a place where this can be done – with some partnering with the Woodland Trust to plant trees for every 1000 cards recycled.

“There is plenty of opportunity to look after our planet this New Year – and recycling the cards we receive is a simple way to do that.”