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How much do we waste at Christmas?

What Didn't You Know About The Festive Season? FOUR PILLARS HOTELS Christmas is just around the corner, and we look forward to celebrating with family, consuming festive treats and, of course, presents. But, what didn't you know about the festive season.. Travelling - Home Vs Abroad Of those planning a 26%. Last year festive break an estimated of adults 4.25 76% in Great Britain say they Estimated travel for December is at are planning at least one overnight trip in December will take their trip in 246.4 million Brits travelled England, and in total abroad for the Christmas 88% and New Year billion vehicle-miles will be staying in Great Britain Last Christmas, The UK Consumed .. 300 250 200 150 100 50 On Christmas Day It's estimated that The first chocolate will be eaten at 230,000 alone, we eat about 3,000 8.39.m tonnes of festive food on Christmas Day worth approximately calories more than £275 ilon ges we need million gets thrown away across the UK during Christmas Christmas Presents 1.10 100 out of every kids think Christmas is held Over presents received will be broken by the New Year £1 billion just so they can get presents is spent on Christmas toys £50 The world's largest Christmas present was the Statue of Liberty. The French gave it to the is the average value of kids' stockings, compared with £18 a generation ago uSin 1886 16.n. £700 Nearly million was spent by British shoppers on unwanted Christmas presents is the average number of presents a child gets under the Christmas tree Christmas Trees The world's most expensive Christmas tree is in Tokyo and made of gold It's worth 66.5%. For every £1.2 milion Christmas tree cut down, people have an artificial tree, compared with 33.5% who have real trees more are planted in its place Many parts of the Christmas tree can Annually, the UK grows over 4.4 million actually be eaten! The needles are a good source of Vitamin C Christmas trees Gwing Technology in Christmas 2011 Roughly 1.2 million 640,000 tablets were given as gifts to adults Kindles were given as gifts in the UK 101.4 million 6.8 million ioS and Android devices, including mobiles and text messages were sent across the Vodafone network tablets were activated on Christmas Day 2011 Christmas Day 2011 Whether you're looking for a traditional celebration, a lively party atmosphere or an opportunity to relax and unwind, Four Pillars Hotels have a Christmas or New Year Package to suit you. The packages on offer include meals, accommodation and entertainment, with prices starting from just £175 per person. FOUR PILLARS HOTELS Web: Tel: 0800 374 692 | Email: [email protected] Four Pillars Hotels, Olney House, Ducklington Lane, Witney, Oxfordshire, OX28 4EX References: WRAP Contact 10 million turkeys weighing 55,000 tonnes 25 million Christmas puddings 300 million mince pies 35 million bottles of wine 250 million pints of beer

How much do we waste at Christmas?

shared by BeckyOrganic on Dec 07
How much do we spend, waste and eat at Xmas?! Four Pillars Hotels looks at the unexpected costs of Christmas!


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