For Reference - Find Over 300 Eco Gift Wrap Ideas on Eco-Artware's Pinterest Boards:
John Boak’s Extensive Online “How To” Guide for Creative Gift Wrap:
John Boak’s online instructions for wrapping with paper fragments for one-of-a-kind wraps is well illustrated and carefully written. I’m always surprised by what I discover when I try one of his wrapping techniques. Many are free of charge: www.boakart.com/wrap/WrapArt.html
. A self-published book, with a few additional techniques, is also available for sale at his site.
8 Ways to Wrap Gifts with Newspaper: www.youtube.com/ecoartware
There are many videos showing how to wrap gifts with almost any material imaginable. Just visit www.youtube.com
and type in what you are looking for.
For Readymade Gift Wrapping Paper with Recycled Content:
Earth Presents: 100% recycled gift wrap based on artwork from students at Washington Very Special Arts. Printed with soy ink. Lists retailers. www.earthpresents.com
Fish Lips Paper Designs: 100% recycled gift wrap paper printed with soy based ink. They will sell direct to the public, minimum $12 order. www.fishlipspaper.com
Green Paper Company: 100% recycled gift paper sheets, invitations, stationery sold only through retail stores (locations listed on their website): www.greenpapercompany.com
Little Kay Gardens: Plantable seeded paper made from 100% recycled paper. www.littlekaygardens.com
Eco Gift Wrapping Ribbon:
Cream City Ribbon: 100% recycled fiber ribbon (65% reclaimed cotton and 35% recycled bottles) – has both plain and patterned ribbons; some printed on two sides. www.creamcityribbon.com
Site provides ideas for ways to use the ribbon.