Reusable gift wrap, homemade gifts: Sustainability is on the wish list this holiday season


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Some children might be waking up on Christmas morning to find more homemade gifts and a lot less wrapping paper under the tree. One in three shoppers said they plan to ditch traditional wrapping paper for environmental reasons this holiday season, according to an Accenture survey, which asked 1,515 U.S. consumers in August about their holiday shopping plans. Almost a quarter of consumers, meantime, are planning to buy materials or ingredients to give their own homemade gifts this year, Accenture found. And 37% of people say they're likely going to be shopping in secondhand channels such as thrift stores this...