When wrapping your Christmas gifts every year, making sure you’re doing it the most environmentally friendly way probably isn’t at the top of your list. It’s estimated that in Britain we throw out 108 million rolls of Christmas wrapping paper per year, which is a lot of waste.
That’s why below we’ve looked at how you can keep your presents looking aesthetically pleasing, and eco-friendly:
Our paper products, such as our White News Offcuts are 100% recyclable and can be used to wrap multiple items, or just fill the void when packaging goods. With its low cost, white news cut-offs are ideal to be bought in bulk to protect valuable goods from any damage when in transit. Although our White News Offcuts are relatively cheap, they have the potential to look impressive – depending how crafty you get! They can be decorated with festive stickers and finished off with brown string to add decoration.
Unfortunately, not all types of wrapping paper can be recycled, so it’s important to look out for a few things before you throw them into your recycling bin:
- Wrapping paper is often dyed, laminated and/or contains non-paper additives such as gold and silver coloured shapes, glitter, plastics etc which cannot be recycled
- Some wrapping paper is very thin and contains few good quality fibres for recycling
- A lot of wrapping paper has sticky tape attached to it which makes it very difficult to recycle.
Embossed Straw Paper
Do you tend to create luxury hampers or package large presents for your loved ones? Believe it or not, a lot of filling products aren’t 100% recyclable, meaning they can’t be reused once they’ve been opened. This is where our embossed straw paper comes in, the embossed rolls and sheets are the original paper bubble design, using textured paper to offer the shock absorbing effect of traditional bubble wrap, and single faced corrugated and filla paper are used for void fill and product protection. Our straw paper will ensure that your products make their way to the destination in-tact and ready to be opened come Christmas Day.
To discuss any of our products further or talk through your requirements, contact us.