# What can be used as basket filler?

## What can be used as basket filler?

Choose a gift basket filler. Some examples include shredded newspaper, shredded tissue paper, Easter grass, large pieces of confetti, packing straw or colored foam balls.

How much crinkle filler do I need?

Answer: The crinkle paper truly goes a long way depending on how tight you pack it into the box. One 1/2 lb bag would give you roughly 2-3 boxes half way full. You will probably want to get at least 1 – 2 lb to be safe so that you can pack it in tight to protect the items you will be storing in the box.

What can I use instead of crinkle paper?

How to make crinkle cut paper and save yourself \$12 (and embarrassment)…

1. Shredder (If you don’t own one maybe your friend has one or you could use the one at work?
2. Scrap paper (think brown paper grocery sacks, old wrapping paper, colored paper that’s in the recycling bin, newspapers, magazines, etc.)
3. Scissors.

How do you shred paper at home in bulk?

Put paper into a large bucket with water and soak it for at least 15 minutes. Some people advise even 24 hours. Then use a paint mixing drill to shred the documents to pieces. After that, drain the leftovers, let them dry (optional), and throw them away.

How much crinkle paper is in a pound?

1lb of crinkle paper is about 500 cubic inches. You’d be able to completely fill more than 4 bridesmaid boxes with 1lb of cut shredded paper. Since you’re also putting gifts in these boxes, you’ll only need half as much.

## How much box filler do I need?

Estimate we fill up our boxes at 50% with Shredded paper. First, calculate the volume of your Box with formula Volume = Length x Width x High or use an online calculator. Divide the Volume of your Box by 40000 to know how many grams you need per Box.

How do you shred something without a shredder?

Here are some quick tips.

1. Shred by hand. This is the most intuitive option, but can be time-consuming and inefficient.
2. Use paper-shredding scissors. Yes, there are shears that will do the job quicker than by hand!
3. Burn it. This option is another classic method to rid of your documents.
4. Dissolve the paper in water.

How do you shred a lot of paper fast?

Many people prefer to use shredded paper for gift basket filler, but it can also be used in mailing and subscription boxes to secure the products within.

What is the best shredding material for baskets?

Shredded parchment is an economical option that provides a more upscale look. We also have basket stuffing made of cellophane, Mylar, tissue paper and special Excelsior shavings that have properties similar to wood. Spiro-Pack filler is a great alternative to air pillows or ordinary shred for shipping businesses.

What is shredded filler and how do you use it?

Shredded filler is often added to gift baskets, gable boxes, shipping containers and more to help cushion the contents. Not only is it more adaptable than packing peanuts, but it can provide a colorful backdrop that really helps jazz things up.

## Can I shred tissue paper for Easter baskets?

This shred is perfect for Easter Baskets and gift baskets. This shred is also offered in a multitude of colors and blends. We make our own shredded tissue paper, in house, using our 100% Recycled Color Tissue Paper!