A key part of a child's birthday, even a green birthday, are the gifts. Your first goal should be to purchase eco-friendly birthday gifts, when possible. Secondly, you need to wrap them up nicely in sustainable gift wrap with eco-friendly gift tags. Luckily, eco-friendly gift wrap is becoming much more common and easy to find. Keep reading to see 6 of our favorite sustainable gift wrap choices for a child's birthday. Oh, and don't forget to recycle your gift wrap after the party.
Paper Source offers a unique collection of PS Green Choices line wrapping paper, perfect for many occasions, including birthdays! Fun and pretty wrapping paper patterns are printed on 100% recycled, 30% post-consumer waste paper, and are archival and acid-free. Whimsical colors and fresh designs, such as Animals, Robots and more, means you’ll find the perfect wrap for your child’s gifts. In case you’re interested, Paper Source also carries a wonderful holiday wrap collection.
A while back we took a peek at the wonderful recycled birthday wrap choices available at Snailâ€™s Pace. But, guess what? Snailâ€™s Pace also makes the most adorable gift bags. More than cute, these double-handled gift bags are eco-friendly too, printed in the USA with eco-friendly, water-based inks on FSC-certified, 100% post-consumer fiber.
Green Field Paper Company
Green Field Paper Company offers a small collection of USA made, 100% recycled gift paper that has a smooth satin finish. This Recycled Gift Wrapping Paper collection is printed with soy-based inks and many cute designs are available.
BOBO has really expanded their line of Bobo Wrapping Scarves as of late, adding a great collection of wrappers for kids and babies. BOBO wrapping scarves are unique in that you can wrap a gift with one, then the gift receiver can reuse the scarf for something else. The children’s BOBO collection comes in fun designs, such as stars or bugs, but also traditional solids as well. We especially love the new jumbo sized wraps that are perfect for large gifts and double as a baby swaddle or toddler-sized blanket.
Earth Loveâ€™n wrapping paper is printed on 100% post-consumer waste, processed chlorine-free paper, made from previously used home or office paper. All designs are printed with vegetable-based ink. Many designs to choose from, such as My Teddy, which is perfect for a baby’s first birthday or the fun Sea Creatures wrap.
Every Lucky Crow Fabric Gift Bag is totally reusable, stylish and fun. Each gift bag is made in the USA and there’s even an organic cotton collection. These drawstring bags come in different sizes to fit all sorts of gifts. After opening the gift, your child can reuse the bag again and again for travels or just for holding small treasures. Plus you get to choose from a staggering array of fabric colors and designs. P.S. Check out their free gift tags as well!
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