Eco-friendly Gift Wrapping Ideas

Alas, that time of year has come around again where a many of us are rushing around buying and wrapping gifts for loved ones, all in time for Christmas! Although, it is easy enough to simply purchase rolls of gift wrapping paper, why not impress your loved ones with the creativity of your very own eco-friendly gift wrap. Not only do you save a little money, but you will definitely be helping lessen the load on your recycling bin during this festive season!

Your very own eco-friendly gift wrap can be made from newspapers, magazines, string you have lying around, and leaves from the garden, just to name a few. The options are endless and only limited by your imagination. To get you inspired, here are some great eco-friendly gift wrapping ideas.



  1. I love your ideas.We utilize a great deal of gift bags in my family and they show up quite a long time.Some of them have been around for just about my entire life (23 years).Incredible tips for sparing money and sparing the environment as well!Thank you.
    @Rachel Wood.

    1. Thank you Rachel! That is amazing!! To have gift bags around that long. I can't even begin to imagine how many bags and plastic your family alone has saved! Incredible.