25 Dec '14, 11pm

Wait - don't throw out those holiday cards yet:

Wait - don't throw out those holiday cards yet:

Giving gifts is wonderful, but the aftermath of crumpled wrapping paper and greeting cards can put a real damper on holiday festivities. Used gift wrap and shopping bags add up to millions of tons of waste in the US – and most of that amount is amassed during the holiday season. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can gift wisely by putting your repurposing and upcycling skills to the test and DIYing your own wrapping paper to get all the “WOW” while avoiding all the waste. Check out this Hometalk clipboard full of repurposed card and gift wrap ideas for some great ways to stay as green as a Christmas tree this holiday season!

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