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World’s Most Wasteful Countries

The average household produces more than a tonne of waste every year – and it’s during the festive period that we waste the most, according to E-Card firm Eco2 Greetings.

In fact, the company said that over Christmas we create 30% more waste than usual. Everything from cards and envelopes, wrapping paper, boxes from biscuits and chocolates, shopping bags, wine bottles and toy packaging – on average, each household will chuck out an extra five bags of waste over Christmas, adding up to 736,571 tonnes of refuse every year.

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