A Christmas Card That's Green Enough to Eat

A Christmas Card That's Green Enough to Eat

Food & Drink

A Christmas Card That's Green Enough to Eat


By Cari Martens

The economy has many people tightening their belts this holiday season, but has it come to the point that we’re ready to start eating our Christmas cards?

Well, Steve Lodge has created an eco-friendly greeting card you can make a meal out of. It’s made from potato starch, signed in edible ink with an image of some jolly Brussels sprouts on the front.

Lodge is managing director of super green design agency Oxygen Creative in the UK. His tasteful card creation was brought to our attention by those fun-loving chaps at the UK’s MailOnline.

Lodge says his firm is sending out a couple hundred of the cards to its customers. ‘Anyone who doesn’t want to keep the card can simply eat it,’ he says. The Devon, England-based design company has been endorsed to the British Standard for environmental management, and thought it only fitting that it should save paper by creating such a green greeting card.

I can hear Bing singing now: ‘I’m dreaming of a White Christmas…with every Christmas card I eat…’

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