Snag these essentials for holiday entertaining

December 2021

gift wrap

The holidays are around the corner, and many pandemic-weary Canadians are looking forward to spending meaningful time with loved ones. 

Whether you’re planning to be a hospitable host or a gracious guest, FSC can help ensure your friends and family members feel welcome and appreciated. What better way to embrace this time than with sustainable products that meet FSC’s globally trusted, responsible forest management standards? 

Check out these top picks below and find even more inspiration at

Eco-conscious entertaining

Hosting a crowd? There’s nothing worse than spending half the night cleaning dirty dishes. Swap out the plastic and styrofoam options for Greenlid’s sustainable and compostable 12-person party pack which includes: 

  • Microwave-safe, liquid resistant and PFA free plant fibre plates and bowls
  • Non-soggy, gluten-free wheat straws and leak-proof bamboo cups
  • Unbleached napkins and birch cutlery 

Get into the holiday spirit(s) – and refresh your dining room décor – with this mid-century bar cart from West Elm, featuring a warm walnut veneer surface and antique brass-finished details. Made in a Fair Trade Certified™ facility with FSC certified wood. Cheers! 

bar cart

Need some extra seating for your guests? Molo’s Softseating paper stool, crafted from FSC-certified wood, folds up easily (like a book) then unfurls into a compact paper stool or low table! 

Molo’s Softseating paper stool,

A sustainable stay 

If hosting overnight guests, you’ll want to stock up on extra toiletries. Keep sustainability in mind with unbleached, FSC-certified bamboo facial tissues from Mouche, along with hypoallergenic bathroom tissue from Cascades. Many other bathroom tissue options are also available at 

And if you’re expecting little ones to join, why not offer extra diapers to lighten the travel load? These ones from Attitude use more than 50% biodegradable raw materials, including FSC wood cellulose. 

Forest-friendly hostess gifts 

Instead of the usual flowers, why not mix things up by presenting your host with a Williams Sonoma Heart Spatula and festive Grinch Spatula, each crafted with a paintbrush-style handle made of FSC®-certified beechwood. Available in medium size or a set of two minis! 

Wrap it up! 

Finish strong with this forest-friendly gift wrapping options from Canadian Tire including boxes, bags , bows and beautiful papers sure to elevate any green-minded gift. 

Top it all off with an upcycled gift tag made from any leftover holiday cards! Just cut out a shape, outline with marker, add a bit of yarn and you’re ready to tag your presents for this year or next!  

gift tag

Thank you for taking a simple stand to make a wild difference for our forests this holiday season!