One of the biggest sources of waste each Christmas is wrapping paper. So is it really necessary to buy for it new paper when there are more alternatives?
You can create attractive gift wrap yourself by reusing paper, magazines, old calendars, maps, posters or fabric. You can also reused old wrapping paper. If you prefer buying gift wrap, look for recycled content gift wrap paper.
Here is tip for fabric gift bags: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WDPZikZoXys
More info about green packing: http://eartheasy.com/gift_wrapping.htm