Sustainable Christmas Traditions

Posted by christie McGann on

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Did you know, conventional wrapping paper (mainly the shiny, coated paper) isn't recyclable!?. This Christmas, we've got a list of eco-friendly and just as gorgeous alternatives that can easily be adopted into your Christmas traditions going forward!

Among other more heartfelt things, Christmas is a time for creating thousands of tonnes of waste. In fact, it's estimated that our waste output increases by about 30% at Christmas. - 



Instead of using conventional wrapping paper, try buying kraft paper and twine with a sprig of rosemary to give a rustic look. You can also add some fun festive stamps to the kraft paper!

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Even though shop-bought gift cards are generally made from paper, some do have plastic coatings and glitter, which are both not ideal for the environment, so why not re-purpose some of your old Christmas cards that friends and family have gifted you?

It's so simple! All you need to do is cut out a rectangle on the front of the card (some card designs will allow you to cut multiple tags from the one card), use a hole punch to make a hole in the top and thread through some twine!

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Furoshiki is the Japanese art of wrapping with fabric. It's been around for over 1000 years and is a great way to re-purpose fabric, handkerchiefs and more. 

It all starts with a square piece of fabric and a particular method, which can be found here ->

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  • This was such a great read thank you for the tips.

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