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Eco-Friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

 

According to the EPA, wrapping paper from holiday gifts is largely to blame for a 25 percent spike in curbside trash volume between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day. Ease the load going to the landfill by wrapping your gifts with these creative green alternative tips. We hope that you will find the following eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas useful for the holidays!

 

1. Cereal Boxes

 

A cereal box is a great option to use as a container for clothing, accessories, and gifts on the thinner side.

 

2. Newspapers

 

Why spend money on wrapping when you already have what you need? Make it creative by cutting out images from magazines, comics, children’s drawings or old greeting cards to give your newspaper wrapping package an artistic flair. You can also use crayons to decorate and make it colorful. Read more