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πŸŽ‰ It's time to party sustainably!

πŸŽ‰ It's time to party sustainably!

This eco-friendly confetti contains flower, grass and herb seeds and is made from starch.

Linn Winge
Linn Winge

Confetti is a fun part of celebration and a popular convention of ceremonies. But unfortunately, it’s very dangerous and damaging to nature. The traditional confetti is made out of plastics or mylar. These materials can cause a lot of harm to the environment and wild animals. Now, however, eco-friendly confetti is getting a lot of traction, especially one brand called Saatgutkonfetti.

Philip Weyer together with some friends wanted to boost biodiversity in a fun and different way. It made them start Saatgutkonfetti which is a German start-up that has created biodegradable confetti, dyed with natural colours and containing a mix of 26 varieties of grass, herb and flower seeds making it eco-friendly and supporting of pollinators and other insects.

Philip Weyer, Picture: HNA

There are many benefits of adding flower, grass and herb seeds to the confetti. Both the flowers and grasses act as a home as well as a food source for various animals and insects. It helps preserve biodiversity in urban areas. And it gives citizens something beautiful to look at.

Saatguttkonfetti is a German start-up and therefore their confetti contains seeds native to Germany. If you’d like to use eco-friendly confetti with flower seeds make sure to find a brand whose confetti contains seeds native to where you live.

Picture: Saatgutkonfetti

The world now has an option to celebrate using eco-friendly confetti. Hopefully, lots of people will hop on the trend. Like Shashi Mostafa (the host of the popular Instagram account Get.waste.ed highlighting topics concerning sustainability) said β€œIt’s time to party sustainably!”