The reason we were founded in 2008 was to make a difference by helping people say goodbye to plastic at lunchtime and beyond. We set out to build a company that put to market plastic-free products that were healthy for both people and the planet.
There’s something about leftovers. They always taste better the next day. Whether it’s pizza for breakfast or a post-Thanksgiving turkey sandwich, leftovers are delicious and cut down on food waste. Speaking of waste, there are many great plastic-free options for storing food. But with these helpful tips, a plastic-free lifestyle is within your reach.
More isn’t always better, especially when it comes to hosting an eco-friendly Thanksgiving. No one wants Thanksgiving to be woeful, so to guide you in your preparations for a Thanksgiving that’s less cost, less food waste and less garbage, here are a few waste-not hacks to send you on your eco-friendly way.
We’ve put together a round-up of our favorite ECOlunchbox fall recipes to inspire you to plan some family time in the kitchen that will warm your hearts, fill your home with connection, and result in healthy, seasonal foods we think the whole family will enjoy.
As you plan spooky antics for Halloween, don't scare our planet. Keep in mind you can be greener and cleaner! If you want to rock Halloween this year, turn your EEK! habits into eco-friendly ones with these handy tips to green your Halloween from ECOlunchbox!
Back to school is the perfect season to refine routines and embrace an environmentally conscious way of life. Children learn best by doing, so incorporating eco-friendly habits into their lunchtime and other school routines is a great way to teach how individual action has a collective impact. In other words, let's help our youngsters walk the talk!
When my kids started elementary school, I was astounded by the number of school supplies needed for each kid. Students were asked to buy kits of brand-new supplies instead of using their leftover supplies from the previous year. I was also shocked to learn how many toxins were in traditional school supplies.
The old adage “out with the old, in with the new” carries a hefty price when it comes to back to school shopping. As summer winds down, it's time for parents and kids to start thinking about heading back to school. Here are some tips and tricks to get ready for school in a cost-effective and eco-friendly way.
From backpacks to binders, parents are on the hunt for healthy and eco-friendly products. Now’s the perfect time to give your child’s lunch an ECOlunchbox update! We recommend ditching leachy plastic food containers and have your kids splash into the new school year with a zero-waste, non-toxic lunch box made from stainless steel that’s healthy for people & our planet!
As schools gear up for reopening, the familiar morning ritual of packing lunches is upon us once again. It's the perfect opportunity for a lunch reboot and a chance to put an end to the tidal wave of lunchtime plastic waste. Let's bid adieu to single-use plastic and embrace eco-friendly habits instead.
The summer is upon us! It's a time for warm weather, relaxation, and outdoor fun. But as the temperatures rise, our energy bills climb and our negative impacts on global warming soar. Energy demand peaks during the summer hours of 4 to 9 p.m. when people are back home and cranking the air conditioning to combat that heat.
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We all know the feeling of being out on the water, the wind in our hair and the sun on our face. It's a feeling of freedom and adventure that can't be beat. But as we enjoy our time on the water, it's important to remember that our actions can have a big impact on the ocean and marine life.
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Sometimes we get questions from consumers who are curious about the benefits of using ECOlunchboxes. We’ve written this blog to dive into all the great benefits of ECOlunchbox - for both people and the planet!
For generations, we've heard that recycling plastic is the answer to the growing plastic pollution problem. We’ve been led to believe that if we simply put our plastic bottles and containers into the designated bin, they'll be transformed into new products and reused over and over again.
While the continuing pandemic, recession woes, critical supply chain dysfunctions, surging inflation and the war in Ukraine grabbed headlines in 2022, the plight of plastic pollution has insidiously continued to threaten our planet.
Spending time, not money, on your loved one's holiday gifts is a great way to avoid the consumer mindset this season. Check out our mindful living blog explaining why a "waste not, want not" philosophy is great for people and our planet.
Do you and your company believe in social and environmental responsibility? Is plastic pollution reduction something you're interested in activating your team around? If you're looking for employee gifts aligned with your corporate values, ECOlunchbox can partner with you to drop ship gift kits or etch lunchboxes with logos.
Make your next shopping trip relatively painless and waste free with some careful planning ahead. Stainless steel food containers with tare weights etched on the bottom, like Blue Water Bentos by ECOlunchbox, are a great way to skip plastic tubs and bags. This is one our zero waste shopping tips.
With more consumers becoming aware of the potential health consequences of BPA, companies have voluntarily removed the chemical from consumer goods like water bottles and canned goods. But are these “BPA-Free” replacements truly non-toxic?
Getting spooky is all fun and games when it comes to Halloween although the waste and toxins that come with conventional celebrations can be downright terrifying for our planet. Say yes to Halloween celebrations that are healthy for people and the planet!
Looking for a green fundraiser for your school or organization? ECOlunchbox can work with you on a zero waste lunch fundraiser to green your school and earn some greenbacks. Plus, we’ve compiled a list of incredible ways to fundraise sustainably and we invite you to share these ideas with your community.
We've put together a few tips to make sure your lunchbox makes its way back to you should it ever get lost. And read on to learn more about how to keep it tuned up by following a few simple fix-it and care suggestions!
Eco super heroes know how to pick products like ECOlunchbox that save them money - plus take a lickin’ and keep on tickin’! With food and gas prices on the rise many of us are seeking ways to save our pocketbooks from the sticker shock of inflation.
Let’s be real. It’s almost impossible to throw a totally zero waste BBQ or party. But hosting one that’s (nearly) zero waste is actually pretty easy. I attempted my first zero waste BBQ five years ago. Since then, all my parties and hosted gatherings have followed suit.
ECOlunchbox sat down with California artist Julie Cohn to learn more about her artistic and personal relationship with our oceans. Cohn is the founder and CEO of Sustaining Arts, an online gallery and group of artists who care about social justice and the environment.
Several inspirational books have been published recently by ocean-loving activists seeking to educate, inspire and empower people to join in combating plastic pollution. Join us in celebrating these books that are an invitation to all of us to continue to rally against plastic pollution.