As they sound – a cracker that can be used over and over again. Probably not completely plastic free, (those ribbons look synthetic), but a great way of reducing your trash.
These are made by a UK company Keep This Cracker. The following was taken from their website.
What makes our Gift Box Crackers so unique?
Slide open the box and it goes Bang! just like a cracker. Fill with your own gifts and personalise them for any occasion. Easy to reuse just feed a new snap into the slots at each end.
Sadly it looks as though the crackers come in plastic packaging. Check with the supplier…
I haven’t actually used these but you read about Westywrites experiences with reusable christmas crackers here.
You could fill them with plastic free sweets if you can’t find suitable gifts.
There are loads of printable joke sheets up on Pinterest. They are truly corny. But they come with snowmen. Here’s and example.
And if you are crafty you can make your own crackers. I have never done this but there are instructions up on Pinterest. Looks fiddly to me! You can buy cracker snaps from craft shops and on line.
You can buy crackersnaps and more reusable crackers from Amazon. You can read about our Amazon links here.
You can find lots more plastic free Christmas tips here…
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