Why Buy Gift Wrap and Gift Boxes? Schenectady County Says “Recycle”
Schenectady County is taking a really strong approach to saving the earth. They have sent out a newsletter to fellow residents with all kinds of recycling resources. Here's just one of a SLEW of ideas - homemade gift boxes and gift wrap from "re-purposed" items. Check it out
Here's a great project for your kids to work on. You can take a cereal box, turning it inside out and using that as a gift box? You can use old wallpaper for gift wrap (and it's pretty durable too).
Would I take the time to do this? Do you want my HONEST answer? Actually, I am starting to do this in a way. I took a couple of Quaker Oatmeal containers and i keep my audio cables in them, so that counts, right?
I know it's impossible to do all of these things, but shouldn't we at least think about saving the planet? Kudos to Schenectady County for bringing this to light.