Valentine’s Day Is Bad For The Environment

February 14, 2014 in Daily Bulletin

Yes. We’re single.

No. We’re not bitter about it.

Irrespective of whether you believe us or not Jeffrey Ball writes that Valentine’s Day is bad for the environment:

  • After Christmas, Valentine’s Day is the biggest card-selling holiday.
  • According to one study each card produces 600 times as much carbon dioxide as the simple act of sending an e-Valentine’s Day card.
  • This includes the cost of making the card, putting it in an envelope, and transporting it to its destination.
  • Various companies sell environmentally friendly cards but more often than not they don’t fully take into account the carbon footprint of the card.

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Source: New Republic