5 Eco-Friendly Products To Help Keep Food Fresh
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Food wax wraps
We all want to keep our food fresher for longer, opting for basic cling film or saran wrap. Whilst this has been a go-to for many for generations, this single-use plastic needs a sustainable upgrade. Enter reusable food bags and wraps. Eco-food wraps are becoming more and more common as people seek to reduce the amount of plastic they use, as well as find a cheaper alternative since they can last for a good while. Vegan wraps are made using cotton and plant-based waxes, and make for a nifty way of keeping your food in style — check out these cool ones from Oxfam.
Sandwich storage bags
These bags are cute and functional for your lunch sandwiches and snacks. They are water-resistant and keep your food fresher for longer; they’re especially great for any camping trips or hikes where you’ll need lots of food to fuel your days. Reusable and washable, you’ll say goodbye to plastic sandwich bags. Check out these ones from & Keep for some fun designs.
This one’s for when your eyes are bigger than your stomach and you’ve got a lot of leftover food on your plate. If you want to save it for another meal, these food covers are fantastic — just pop it on one of your bowls and you will have successfully sealed your food away without cracking out the foil. They’re reusable, easy to wash and come in lots of cute patterns, like this one from Wearth.
Make lunchtimes exciting and prove to your coworkers that you’re organised with these cute bamboo Tupperware boxes. Leon has released several eco-friendly products like this one with John Lewis — cute and eco friendly, these are great to take into the office or store food kept in the fridge. It is made from biodegradable and recyclable bamboo that is sustainably sourced.
Cotton produce bags
Picking up your groceries? Bring these produce bags with you, which are perfect for fruit, vegetables and bread. Check out these classic ones from Greenerlyfe: They’re made from organic cotton, reusable and better yet, they're machine washable, so you’re covered on your next trip to the shops or farmers market.
by Toni Olukiran
Toni is one of our lovely Content Marketing Assistants, and when she’s not writing posts about everything from Jamaican cooking to vegan champagne, she’s making a Spotify playlist (she was at 200, at her last count) or playing tennis in the park.