Gift packaging with upcycling potential

Sustainable gift packagingSustainable gift packaging

The gift has been found, now all that's missing is a tasteful "wrapping". Decorative wrapping paper is one option, but another is reusable packaging that is also a gift in itself. Beeswax wraps are perfect for wrapping gifts in an attractive and fragrant way. Towels and cloth bags are also very suitable. Glass storage bottles, which are protected from light and aroma, not only hold your gift safely, they can also be used in many other places in the household. Even the household twine that you use for tying will later have a second career in everyday life. And if you want to really prolong the moment of anticipation, you can wrap your gift in the Japanese trick box. As you can see, there are virtually no limits to your imagination.

Tip 1: Beeswax cloth instead of wrapping paper

Beeswax cloth as wrapping paper

The beeswax cloth made of pure cotton is a resource-saving alternative to cling film and aluminum foil. Reusable as often as desired and easy to clean, it helps to save waste in the household. Even during production - all steps are done by hand - and in the choice of ingredients, attention is paid to the environment. The cotton used comes from controlled organic cultivation, just as the wax for the coating is obtained from controlled organic beekeeping in the vicinity of the manufacturing family business in the Waldviertel region. Thus, the cloth also clearly exudes the pleasant inherent odor of beeswax. In addition, the wax coating contains only a portion of tree resin from the Austrian black pine, which provides adhesion, and sunflower oil, which provides suppleness.

29,90 €

Tip 2: Wrap gifts in cloths

Furoshiki gift towel, gift wrapped in tea towel

The Leinenweberei Vieböck uses pure linen from European long fiber flax for the tea towel: pre-bleached linen yarn in the warp and yarn-dyed linen in the weft. This makes the towel a durable, absorbent aid in the kitchen, because linen is naturally stain-resistant, anti-static, and low-linting; thanks to its smooth surface, it is easy to clean, and it dries surprisingly quickly. Before use, it is recommended to wash the cloth two or three times so that it develops its full absorbency.

24,90 €

Tip 3: Glass storage bottles as gift packaging

Glass container as gift box

These simple bottles, tightly sealed with a ground glass stopper, can be used in many ways in the household: for example, for light-protected, aroma-safe storage of spices, home-dried tea and kitchen herbs from your own garden, medicines, etc. Available in two versions, each in Braun- or clear glass.

13,50 €

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