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News | 02.09.2016

How to be a plastic free gift giver

How to be a plastic free gift giverWhether you’re looking to gently encourage plastic free gift giving, or attempting to be a plastic free gift giver, this is the blog for you!

Ideas for plastic free gift givers

Books: Go for a plastic free soft cover and write a nice message inside. If you want to be a really environmentally friendly plastic free gift giver, you could give the gift of a pre-loved book.

Experiences: There are a bunch of websites from which you can purchase an experience, and they all email the gift certificate to you. To be extra environmentally friendly plastic free gift giver, print on recycled paper – or send it on as an eGift.

Homemade – Here is an opportunity to get creative with the family! Frame a finger painting. Make key rings, bookmarks, soaps or candles. Cook something special… Click here for our Recipe of the Month> Falling into this category of plastic free gift giver comes with extra brownie points for thought and effort.

Bamboo dinnerware sets: Our favourite type of plastic free gift giver! Practical, pretty and ideal for the plastic free gift giver, our bamboo dinnerware sets are 100% biodegradable. They are even shipped in completely biodegrade packaging, so you can pop it in the compost bin!

Speaking of packaging …

Plastic free gift givers who want to take it to the next level should:

  • Reuse gift bags or wrapping paper gifted to you
  • Buy recycled wrapping paper or gift bags made from recycled paper
  • Use twine instead of tape
  • Try furoshiki – wrapping with fabric

bobo&boo is an Australian based business selling non-plastic children’s plate sets to health conscious parents, their families and friends. Find out more about our non-plastic products: HERE

Non-plastic children’s plate sets are just the start.

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