How much wrapping paper is wasted each year?

Answer On One Hand: Waste is Common in the United StatesEach year people waste tons of wrapping paper, especially around the holiday season. The United States alone wastes 4 million tons worth of shopping... Read More »

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How much paper is wasted in a school in a year?

According to Green Schools, Americans use an average of 730 pounds of paper per person a year. Almost 50 percent of the waste comes from schools. For example, the Alameda County, California, school... Read More »

How much paper is wasted in the average school in a day?

Although the amount of paper waste produced by schools varies, much of the waste produced in schools is paper. One school in New York City found that during the school year it wasted an average of ... Read More »

How is wrapping paper made?

Wrapping paper comes in many forms, ranging from special occasion wraps to tissue paper and unusual homemade papers. Making wrapping paper can be relatively easy or a full-fledged project and wrapp... Read More »

Can you use wrapping paper for scrapbooking?

Decorative wrapping paper serves as an inexpensive alternative to scrapbooking paper or card stock. One roll of wrapping paper can provide enough background paper to create an entire scrapbook. Not... Read More »