Sustainable Gift Wrapping Ideas

What we give doesn’t have to be wrapped in something that our planet can’t digest.

Comics from the Sunday paper have always been a classic but the normal black and white print can look very stylish with a simple solid colored ribbon.

Brown paper packages have even a song written about how wonderful they are and they are very versatile. Simple lunch bags can be decorated to look stellar, too.

Seed paper is a unique option.  You can buy a small roll of wrapping paper for $5 that is embedded with a blend of wildflower seeds that will sprout if planted. Here is a link to buy.

Then there is the super easy route: Those same reusable bags we use to grocery shop with are a useful gift bag too! If you want a slightly more stylish looking bag try a place like Stein Mart or TJ Maxx.


A pillowcase can hold just about any gift, tie it up with a ribbon and get gift wrapping done in no time!

A tea towel-this can be part of the gift too!

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