Replace the avalanche of wrapping paper

This time of the year, entire forests get destroyed in order to provide wrapping paper for millions of presents. A small quantity may be recycled, or reused a few more times before being thrown away, but that’s a poor second best to having something reusable and beautiful.

Here is a traditional Japanese way of wrapping gifts: in beautiful bits of cloth. You can use your imagination and creativity, and it’s possible that the wrapper will turn out to be more useful than the gift inside.


The source of the picture has detailed instructions.

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About Dr Bob Rich

I am a professional grandfather. My main motivation is to transform society to create a sustainable world in which my grandchildren and their grandchildren in perpetuity can have a life, and a life worth living. This means reversing environmental idiocy that's now threatening us with extinction, and replacing culture of greed and conflict with one of compassion and cooperation.
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2 Responses to Replace the avalanche of wrapping paper

  1. Dr Bob Rich says:

    Thank you, Deb. Yes, and it’s a good way of getting handkerchiefs to use instead of tissues.
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  2. Queen D says:

    I love this idea! So beautiful!

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