Got some used wrapping paper lying around? Instead of trashing it or turning it into kindling, try using leftover wrapping paper for packing material.
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If you're posting a gift, shredded wrapping paper can make a great cushion -- not to mention add a little environmental responsibility. Use it instead of packing peanuts or newspaper. If you're using a gift bag, add some to the bag instead of tissue paper.
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