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Environmental Impact of Valentine's Day

The Environmental Impact , of Valentine's Day More than 124 million adults in the US celebrate Valentine's Day. Combined, they exchange: 180 198 36 Million Greeting Cards Million Roses Million Heart- Shaped Boxes ...and consume: 881 Generating more 58 Million CO2 emissions in production and transport than driving around the world Thousand Bottles of Sparkling Wine Chocolate 3,993 times .and ultimately creating paper and packaging waste that weighs more than 4,170 hybrid cars Eco-friendly ways to celebrate Sustainably- produced or carbon-neutral organic wine Fair trade or locally-grown organic flowers Hand-made, recycled or vintage gifts Fair trade, organic chocolate Ecards and recycled paper cards SOURCES: Alibaba Group Environmental Protection Agency Green & Blacks Journal of Cleaner Production NASA National Confectioners Association New Scientist NielsenScientific American Scientific American Society of American Florists The Greeting Card Association The History ChannelThe Wine Group TIME Magazine Toyota U.S. Department of Energy WINEENTHUSIAST USPS World Cocoa Foundation MAGAZINE

Environmental Impact of Valentine's Day

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Show your love for Mother Earth and learn about the environmental impact of Valentine's Day!


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