Our Love-Hate Relationship with Greeting Cards

In this age of electronic greetings, it’s delightful to get an honest-to-goodness card in the mail.  Someone went to the trouble to buy the card, sign it, address it, stamp it, and mail it.  That person must really like you!

Getting a birthday or anniversary or congratulations or thank you card, with a personal message in it – and in your friend or relative’s familiar handwriting – feels great.  But then what?

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Recycled Wrapping Paper

Wrap those holiday presents in style, and do something good for the earth at the same time by using recyclable wrapping paper and other holiday consumables.

Earth Presents (http://www.earthpresents.com)  produces “100% recycled and recyclable wrapping paper.  Our designs are inspired by the artwork of students with special talents and special needs at WVSA, a unique nonprofit organization.  A portion of the proceeds from the sale of our products benefit WVSA’s School for Arts in Learning. And our matching gift tags and bows are also 100% recycled.”

Ecosaurus (http://www.shopecosaurus.com) is an “online green paperie specializing in eco-friendly notecards, greeting cards and gift wrap, all which are made in the U.S.A.  Our passions are paper and the environment, and our company combines the two by producing fresh designer goods that are 100% recycled and recyclable.”