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Tenth day of Christmas: 4 reasons why we think the Grinch lives a sustainable life

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Tenth day of Christmas: 4 reasons why we think the Grinch lives a sustainable life

We know Christmas was about a week ago but, hey, we’re still in the festive season.

Today’s gift from us to you on the tenth day of our 12 Days of Christmas Special series is an unusual but interesting gift.

Have you seen the movie “The Grinch”? Well, it’s one of the highest-grossing Christmas movies.

The Grinch is a green furry being that is rejected from his local community because of his appearance and as a result, starts living alone on a nearby mountain.

He rummages the landfill close to him for food, eating all the things people discarded as waste. He speaks on how ungrateful people are to be oblivious of all the things that are good that they throw away.

He eventually returns to his community and the people accept him and his lifestyle, and learn an important lesson from him.

If you haven’t seen this movie, we highly recommend it. If you have seen it, we bet you didn’t realize how sustainable the Grinch’s lifestyle is. Well, we’re here to help you.

Here are 4 reasons why we think the Grinch lives a sustainable life. Enjoy.

Food waste

Throughout the movie, the Grinch rummages through thrash and eats all the food that is thrown away instead of letting them go to waste.

He also eats other stuff in the garbage that isn’t food because, apparently,  it doesn’t affect his body in a bad way.

Reuse, recycle, repurpose

When things that are not broken are sent to the dump, he reuses them. He ensures that the lifecycle of these items does not end once they end up at the dump yard.

For the broken items, he finds a way to repurpose them. An example is a whole scene when he makes a beautiful, homemade tree-topping angel for Martha May by transforming trash and other pieces throughout his home.

Thrift

When The Grinch gets invited to be the Holiday Cheermeister at the Whobilation, he has trouble deciding what to wear because he didn’t have nice clothes.

He ends up getting an outfit from a man instead of buying new clothes.

Renewable energy

The Grinch uses the trash around him to create a power source that then powers his entire cave.

He invents some kind of trash furnace that uses the heat from the burning trash to power up some wheels and gears that then powers all of the lights and devices in his cave.

Conclusion

If you’ve gotten to this point, it means you enjoyed our 4 reasons why we think the Grinch lives a sustainable life gift.

We hate to be a killjoy but there’s nothing like a sustainable Grinch…at least, not on purpose! He’s not really trying to be sustainable on purpose. It’s sort of just how he has to function to stay alive.

However, we do hope you learned a thing or two from this on how to live sustainably because overconsumption is costing the planet a whole lot.

And so, our tenth day of Christmas ends. We hope you found these 4 reasons why we think the Grinch lives a sustainable life interesting.

Join us tomorrow for our penultimate gift to you this season. Stay tuned.

Don’t forget to share our 4 reasons why we think the Grinch lives a sustainable life gift. Happy holiday!

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