5 Birthday Decor Ideas

Eco-friendly Birthday Ideas

Eco-friendly birthday parties require no more planning than any other birthday bash -- it's just a different flavor. Rethink the party from the invitations and the decorations to the foods you serve.

The easiest way to turn a birthday party "green" is to replace the paper items with those that are sustainable (think reusable or recyclable) instead of disposable. For example, think about your tablecloth. Sure, the $5 tablecloth from the party store is easy to dispose of, but instead, consider using a reusable, washable sheet or other fun fabric.

Also, skip all the crepe paper and balloons. Hang up Japanese paper lanterns instead (they're reusable!) or assemble homemade decorations made from recycled paper.

More to Explore