One could spend the year doing off to Chinese Restaurants and keep the Fortune Cookie Cartomancy Fortune Paper Slips and put them into Home Made Crackers in order to Recycle those Cartomancy Messages.
There are YouTubes on how to make your own Home Made Crackers.
This YouTube even provides a Website URL that tells where you can get the Materials for making Crackers:
After watching this YouTube, you can make your own Home Made Crackers with...
There is a Wikipedia Listing about Christmas Crackers:
There is nothing in the Wikipedia about there being Environmental Issues involved with Christmas Crackers.