Wrapping gifts is a world-wide tradition, but at a price:


Wrapping paper is attributed with 4 million tons of trash every year

What a waste!

Wrapping paper and shopping bags alone account for about 4 million tons of trash annually in the U.S. alone.

Estimates state 227,000 miles of of wrapping paper is thrown away each holiday season

Around the world

Over the holidays, about 227,000 miles worth of wrapping paper get thrown away—enough to circle the world 9 times!

Conventional wrapping paper is unrecyclable

Unrecyclable? 

Unacceptable. Most wrapping paper cannot be recycled because it's dyed, laminated, or contains non-paper additives. 


Why Wrappily?

Reuse and preserve Printing on newsprint is more energy efficient and uses gentler soy-based inks.

Reuse and preserve

A piece of newsprint can be recycled up to 7 times! Its printing requires less energy and uses gentler, soy-based inks.

Wrappily wrapping paper is printed on newspaper presses

Promote local businesses

Our gift wrap is printed on local newspaper presses. We get a kick out of finding a new purpose for these old presses.

Wrappily works with independent designers to create fresh, new patterns

Gift happily 

Our paper may be recycled, but our patterns are always fresh! Your gifts will look great, and not at the expense of the environment.