Reuse / Recycle

Reusing and Recycling Packaging

Boxes

The 100% recycled, Australian made cardboard used to produce these boxes is strong and durable making them ideal for reuse.

  • Use instead of plastic bags for your produce – great to take to the farmers market
  • Thank you – cardboard postcard, maybe send to your gifter
  • Gift tags
  • Planters
  • Seed labels
  • Plain storage boxes
  • Magazine holders
  • Wall art
  • Decorated
  • Wall storage folders
  • Coasters
  • Party Decor
  • Notebooks – use the cardboard for a cover and recycled paper for the pages
  • Moving home
  • Tray organiser for bedside table

Children and Pets:

  • Make kids toys such as a shape sorter toy
  • Toy box
  • Cat scratch pad
  • Bird feeder
  • Pet bed – fill with wood wool

Wood Wool

The wood wool is manufactured from untreated pine or poplar sourced from sustainable forest in Tasmania. The timber used is not suitable for milling. Being a natural product, the wood wool is non-toxic and safe. Wood wool can be re-used many times over.

  • Composting
  • Garden mulch or mulch around your indoor plants
  • Freight breakables
  • Easter baskets
  • Dog/cat bedding
  • Hutch bedding

Cards

Printed carbon neutral in Australia with vegetable-based ink and made from luxuriously thick 100% post-consumer waste card. Comes with a 100% recycled envelope.

  • Make into a gift tag
  • Cut off half and use as a postcard
  • Make a collage keep safe and frame
  • Make into a small box for jewelry

Ribbon

  • Bookmark
  • Use around the home instead of string
  • Hair ribbon
  • Dream catcher
  • Hang bird feeder
  • Make your own scrunchy
  • Christmas decorations
  • Re-gift using a tea towel as wrapping paper
  • Shoe upgrade – replace laces with ribbon
  • Make a bracelet
  • Camera strap
  • Ribbon memo board
  • Spruce up a photo frame
  • Spruce up an old jumper – replace shoulder with ribbon
  • Make a belt
  • Decorate a jar – for candles
  • Or use over a wine bottle for decoration

Check out our Pinterest page for examples of some of the ways you can upcycle your packaging.

If you have no use for the box or card, break it down and place it in your recycling bin.