How to Give a Great Gift Without the Waste

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Finding that perfect gift for a special someone is tough—and making sure it is more than a bundle of waste-to-be is even more difficult. Understanding this difficulty, Good has assembled a quick guide to giving gifts with less waste.Good writes:

Between graduations, birthdays, weddings, showers, and Hallmark holidays like Father's Day, summers have become high season for gift-giving. But if you consider that during the Christmas alone, more than 8,000 tons of wrapping paper and almost two billion cards are thrown out every year, it's worth giving a little thought to how to do it in a less wasteful way. Here are a few ideas—from reusable wrapping to creative and home-made gifts—to get you started.

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