8 Green Gift Wrapping Ideas

Threadbanger demonstrate 8 creatively green gift wrapping ideas in this video.   Why not ditch the usual wrapping paper and go for some green wrapping this year?

green gift wrapping ideas

The materials and equipment that you’ll need for the green gift wrapping ideas are shown below.

  • Paper bags
  • Paint
  • Old basket
  • Newspaper
  • Magazines
  • Sewing patterns
  • Old maps
  • Old comic books
  • Scrap fabric
  • Em… astroturf!? In case you happen to have any spare lying about…
  • A potato or sweet potato
  • Chopping board
  • Knife
  • Marker pen
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors
  • Sticky tape
Did You Know?

The materials that go into making some wrapping paper result in it not always being accepted for recycling:

  • Wrapping paper is often dyed, laminated and/or contains non-paper additives such as gold and silver coloured shapes, glitter, plastics etc which cannot be recycled
  • Some wrapping paper is very thin and contains few good quality fibres for recycling
  • A lot of wrapping paper has sticky tape attached to it which makes it very difficult to recycle

courtesy of: www.recyclenow.com

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