How Not To Trash the World With Gift Wrapping Junk

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Americans throw out a ton more trash every Christmas. Here’s how you can buck the trend — and how you can create the best eco-friendly gift wrapping.

aNewDomain — It should come as no surprise to anyone that the amount of trash Americans throw out spikes right up at Christmas time. But there’s a lot you can do to make a difference. The excellent infographic below explains how to do the ultimate in eco-friendly gift wrapping, and why saving even a bit of ribbon every year makes such an enormous difference. Nice.

Gift Wrap Unwrapped

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Cover art: By daveynin from United States (What’s inside the Wrapped Gift Present?) , via Wikimedia Commons

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