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Guest writer Abigail Tuddenham shares how she and her family avoid over-consumption and instead choose secondhand gifts during the festive season. Christmas holds some special traditions, and one that my kids and I enjoy is shopping for secondhand gifts. Every year, my three kids (ages 10, 13 and 16) buy charity shop Christmas presents for family members. It’s a custom…
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Traid CEO Maria Chenoweth on why we need to rethink Christmas. We have to get one thing straight. Our planet can no longer afford mass shopping sprees such as Black Friday, Halloween, Valentines, Easter and Christmas, where people working in exploitative conditions produce even more things we don’t need.  These seasonal events are contributing to the irreversible ecological breakdown of…
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