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Here are some other ways to cut down on traditional wrapping paper waste:
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Wearable wrapping - if your friends and family wear scarves, wrap the rest of their gift in one for a totally waste-free gift. Same could be done with a shirt or cute dish towels
An old map is a great look for gift wrap! Lets be honest, we all use Google maps now anyway, so its time to clear out your car's glove compartment.
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With a little ribbon, newspaper can actually look quite cute!
For small gifts, decorate an Altoids tin.
This upcycled wine/champagne bag is simply amazing.