Make Your Own Creative & Eco-Friendly Christmas Gift Wrappers
How to make your own Eco-friendly wrapping paper this Christmas
Christmas is a season to show gratitude and appreciation through gift-giving, however, it is also a season where a lot of wastage is generated. Every year, billions of gift wrappers end up as trash, filling up landfills across the world.
One easy way to reduce the amount you throw out, while also getting creative, is by making your own eco-friendly gift wrap.
Here’s our little guide on how to wrap presents without polluting the environment:
REUSE & RECYCLE
Make your own gift wrapper out of old magazine, newspaper, or reuse wrapper from the presents you received last year.
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Make your gift doubly useful by wrapping it in something the recipient can use again, such as a pretty scarf, table cloth or tote bag.
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Decorate your wrapper by printing them with paints made from food or vegetable dye, topped with paper ribbons and recyclable twine.
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AVOID PLASTIC TAPE
Fold the wrapper using Japanese origami method, without using sellotape. Let's take a look at the video on how you can wrap presents without any adhesives at all.
Show us your eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas and tag us on social media at @naturaliclean!