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We're Thankful For Zero-Waste Leftovers

A Plastic-free Guide to Saving Leftovers

Thanksgiving is a celebration of gratitude and abundance which often results in an abundance of leftover food. Turkey sandwiches here we come! While you may normally reach for the cling wrap and foil, this year think waste-free to save your leftovers and our planet at the same time.

Take a look at these waste-free and eco-friendly food storage ideas:

Wrap it!

Skip the plastic-wrap and check out this all-natural alternative made with organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin. Bee’s Wrap is washable, reusable and compostable. Wrap cheese, half a lemon, a crusty loaf of bread, and fruits and vegetables or cover a bowl, or pack a snack for your next adventure.

Pack it!

These stainless steel and plastic-free containers last a lifetime so that plastic doesn’t have to.

ECOlunchbox's sturdy construction mean your leftovers won’t get squished. Pack them up right into a lunchbox to take to work or school the next day.

Hug it!

While you're in the kitchen creating all your family's favorites, Food Huggers will help you keep all your ingredients fresh and save you from having to pitch out any leftover half fruits or veggies. Your leftovers will last longer and all their flavour saved for when you need them next!

Jar It!

Glass jars are indispensable, space-saving and waste-free storage options, but beware coated lids that are often covered with a plastic that can contain BPA and rusting rings after repeated uses. A longer lasting alternative to the classic mason jar are these all-glass Weck jars with rubber gaskets. They come in a wide variety of sizes and can easily stack for vertical storage.

 

Do you have any other no-waste leftovers tips? We'd love to hear them!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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