Plastic-Free Food Shopping & Storage Products
Reducing your plastic use is better for the environment and your health! Check out this collection of the safest food storage containers available.
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Your mission to reduce plastic waste does not mean you have to give up on bagging up your sandwich for eating on-the-go. Just replace that plastic sandwich bag with this Bee’s Wrap sandwich wrap made from cotton, bee’s wax, jojoba oil, and tree resin. It’s a completely natural way to store you food – then just wash in cool water, air dry, and use it again and again! Here are the best plastic-free kitchen gadgets.
If you’re in the market for a reusable shopping bag, you can’t go wrong with this Hemp Go Green Heavy-Duty Shopping Bag. It’s made of 100% hemp and completely plastic free. Plus, we love that it’s strong enough to handle heavy loads of groceries. One reviewer said, “The bag can easily handle 24 full sized cans…with no effort at all and had room left over!” Check out these 10 products that will help you live a more waste-free life.
Yes, plastic free food storage is possible. These Savourio Reusable Food Wraps are made from cotton fabric infused with beeswax. They keep your food fresh with a protective yet breathable seal, and they can be reused for up to a year! But do they really work? The reviewers seem to think so, one 5-star review says, “[These wraps] actually keep my items covered instead of lifting at the edges like other reusable wraps do. The colors and images of little pineapples is super cute too!” Wondering about zero waste and if it’s possible? Learn more here.
Plastic bags are one of the worst offenders when it comes to environmental impact. They are responsible for over 100,000 sea turtle and other marine animal deaths every year. One thing you can do to help is start using reusable grocery bags. This pack of 4 reusable grocery bags are made from cotton and are biodegradable. Plus the bags are conveniently machine washable, one reviewer said, “I love the fact that if the strawberries get squashed I can just throw these bags into the washer…and they’re good as new. Here’s how to recycle those plastic grocery bags you already have.
Kick your plastic water bottle habit and replace it with a reusable stainless steel water bottle. The Simple Modern Wave water bottle is double walled and vacuum insulated, keeping your icy drinks nice and chilled. Reviewers love that it’s a more affordable alternative to the popular S’well version and that it fits in most cup holders. Check out these clever ways to reuse old plastic water jugs and bottles.
You know you can bring your own reusable grocery bags to the store, but did you know you can also bring your own produce bags? This set of 9 bags from purifyou are made from double-stitched cotton and can safely hold up to 11 pounds! We love that you can still see what’s inside, saving time at the register. Plus, the breathable fabric can actually extend the life of your produce, keeping it fresher longer. Find out more about how to skip plastic produce bags.
Using glass food containers instead of plastic, is not only better for the environment, but also for your health. This set of Nummyware glass food containers with sustainable bamboo tops will look beautiful in your fridge or pantry. The glass is oven safe up to 520°F as well as dishwasher, microwave, and freezer safe. And we love that the bamboo lids are biodegradable and recyclable. Speaking of glass containers, here’s 11 ways to save the world with mason jars!
For snacks on the go, or school lunches, try this set of stainless steel food containers. The stainless steel containers are more durable than plastic and dishwasher safe. One 5-star reviewer said, “Great quality item! Container lids snap on nice and tight to prevent spilling and I love that the they are BPA free. ”
This Moreko travel glass tumbler is great for tea and fruit-infused water. The stainless steel strainer keeps excess fruit, tea leaves, and herbs contained in the canister while still flavoring your beverage. And we love the self-sustainable bamboo lid. Check out this list of 30 ways to recycle just about anything.
Why should you use stainless steel instead of plastic? Stainless steel resists bacteria, does not alter the taste of foods and is 100% recyclable. Which is why we love this LunchBots Trio stainless steel lunch container. It’s perfect for kids, but big enough for adults, as well. One happy reviewer said, ” I like how it fits in my daughters lunch box perfectly with room on top for an ice pack.” How good is your recycling knowledge? Here are 11 things you might not know!