Published on October 5th, 2010 | by Becky Striepe5
Beat Holiday Waste with Reusable Gift Wrap
The weather is getting cooler here in the northern hemisphere, and that means the holidays are upon us! Sure, it might seem a bit early to talk about Christmas and Hanukkah with Halloween still weeks away, but if you’re going to have a low-stress handmade holiday, it’s time to start crafting!
The U.S. generates an average of five million tons more waste during the holiday season, and the bulk of that is all of that beautiful, paper giftwrap that goes straight to the bin after we open our gifts.
Luckily, we don’t have to resort to disposables when it comes to wrapping gifts. There are a few more eco-friendly options out there. Here are some of my favorites.