Climate Action: The Holiday Season and Your Carbon Footprint

Updated: Jan 23

By Carrie Tai, Nov 29, 2019

The holiday season is all about spending time with family, friends and neighbours. Though it can be stressful, it is something most of us look forward to.

Typically, families increase their carbon footprint during this time. So, can we reduce our carbon footprint and still enjoy the holidays? Yes, with just a few tweaks here and there you can make a big difference:


By far your biggest carbon footprint will have to do with food. And the good news is this is also where you can reduce your emissions the most. We all love to gather around meals. Buy food locally to minimize your carbon footprint. Think about what you are cooking. Each type of food has a different carbon footprint. A meatless meal is best. Poultry