Partyware & Events:
- Signature Rentals – tableware rental for events
- Party Kit Network – has a few locations in Ireland
- Rainbow Rentals – many locations around Ireland
- Planet Sustie – compostable (brown bin only) partyware
- Second hand Halloween costumes.
- Ghost costume – old sheet with holes cut out for eyes.
- Mummy costume – make bandages by cutting strips out of old sheets.
- Should I rent or buy a Christmas Tree?
- Christmas Tree Rental – trees come in pots:
- Dublin – Blackrock College Christmas Trees
- Cork – ChristmasTree.ie
- How to dispose of a real Christmas Tree:
- Most waste companies organise a collection of trees after Christmas, and many county councils have designated drop off points for Christmas trees. Check your council website.
- Some tree sellers will offer to collect the tree after Christmas.
- If you are able to chop it up – use it for mulch or compost.
- Convert Textiles – upcycled decorations
- Beam Eco Decorations – made in West Cork
- Seaside Squirrel – bunting made in Cork
- Karen Pleass – textile ornaments
- Nordic Crafts
- Convert Textiles – upcycled crafts
- Christmas Crackers – article from MyWaste.ie
- Look for felled trees with interesting twigs, twigs entwined with ivy or lichen-covered branches. Orange peels can be cut into shapes with a cookie cutter, or use dried orange slices as decorations.
- How to make:
- Paper Decorations
- Paper Baubles
- Zero Waste Decorations
- Sew your own Christmas Decorations – video from the Craft Corner
- Twig wreath
- Yuletide wreath