HOW TO PACK
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Instead of using a brown baggie or a leftover plastic grocery store bag, your lunch in a reusable lunch bag made from 100% organic cotton. Compared to conventional cotton, the methods used to grow organic cotton have lower environmental impacts and are non-toxic because no pesticides are used.
Another method for packing lunch is to use an insulated lunchbag made from materials and gels free from harmful chemicals. Before purchasing a lunchbag, check with the company to make sure the product has been tested!
Swap out your plastic containers for non-toxic and reusable stainless steel food containers, which are dishwasher safe, and, more importantly, won’t leach chemicals like BPA into your food.
If you need a microwave safe container, pack your food in a glass container. Not only is it safe for microwave use but glass is also one of the safest, non-toxic materials available.
For food usually packed in plastic baggies, try using reusable snack bags and reusable sandwich bags that are non-toxic and environmentally friendly.
Utensils: Reusable bamboo utensils are a great alternative to plastic utensils because they are reusable and made from bamboo, a renewable resource that won’t harm the environment.
Your Drink: Instead of packing a new plastic water bottle every day, try using BPA free bottles made from glass or stainless steel. Not only will you be reducing waste but you will also avoid exposure to BPA.
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