Situated in Cowley and open for only a few months (since Dec 17), Happy Friday Kitchen is Oxford’s answer to vegan junk food. Although located a bit of a trek away from town centre, the bright diner aesthetic and incredibly cute dog (follow his antics on their Instagram account @happyfridaykitchen and #hfkdog) are well worth the effort.
Target chains and independents known for their sustainable practices
For example in Oxford Jericho Coffee Traders (their beans are sourced directly from farms via a specialised coffee trader, ensuring farmers are paid a fair wage. Take the time to look around your local area and online for such institutions!
1. Recycle Christmas Cards
It is estimated that 1 billion cards are thrown away in the UK every year and so an easy way to reduce your waste over Christmas could simply be to recycle. You could even have a positive impact by taking your cards to be recycled at M&S, who plant a tree for every 1000 cards that are returned to them.
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