When it comes to lunch duties, do you have a lot on your plate? You have to remember which kids detest which foods and ensure the salad doesn’t ‘touch’ the sandwich, all while trying to encourage healthy eating. Does this sound familiar?
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 trendy concept of meal prep is on everyone’s lips. In our forever goal of reducing our plastic use, we look to a more flexible and easy meal prep plan sans plastic that also happens to be delicious! Bowls. Yes bowls. Another trendy concept we can’t see going out of style.
Whether you are packing a picnic for date night or taking the whole family on an adventure, here are our top tips for a zero-waste, eco-friendly perfect picnic lunch! We invite you to hit the easy button this summer with your next picnic outing.
Hearty salads provide crunchy, crispy, vitamin-packed goodness the entire family can enjoy. This set of stainless steel containers come with non-toxic silicone lids that are leak-proof. They’re free of estrogen-mimicking chemicals commonly found in plastics like BPA, BPS, and phthalates.
Periodically we get requests for containers with dividers. Adding dividers to a lunchbox sounds like a fruitful plan of action. We know that, for little kiddos and their taste buds, a leaky lunch box is one soggy mishap.
Love it or leave it? Plastic has come under fire recently. Cheap, omnipresent, used ubiquitously for decades… what’s all the fuss about? Some folks think the hazards of plastic to our health and environment may be exaggerated.
When it comes to the health of the big blue sea, every choice we make in our quest for plastic-free living matters. Even coastal dwellers can feel removed from its presence during our day to day lives.
Picture this. It’s the height of the citrus season. You pick one perfect tangerine at the market. Already anticipating the explosion of tart sweetness underneath, you revel in unpeeling the golden fruit.
What you can do to save our oceans? Celebrate the sea. Go plastic free! The first step is to visit your nearest seaside and renew your love of our oceans. Read on for more practical and fun ocean-loving tips.
You’ll go cray-sea for our Splash Box & Pods Set! Completely leak-proof and plastic-free, our Splash Box and coordinating Pods are designed as a modular set to accompany your family on all of your adventures.
Time to clean up our laundry routines. Refresh your wardrobe and reduce plastic and toxins with these simple steps. With regular chores like laundry, bad habits die hard. Everything from water temperature to frequency of washing breaks down garments faster than we realize.
Bioplastics cannot save us. The best strategy for cleaning up our planet is saying goodbye to single-use plastic products! Ready to have your eyes opened when it comes to bioplastics? 5 Gyres tackles the promises of bioplastic technology in their annual report and comes to one startling conclusion: bioplastics simply aren’t what they’re cracked up to be.
Ditch the gluten and whip up these wonderful sandwiches bursting with flavor and full of nutrients. Home cooking has never been more exciting, more healthy, and more accessible. Even with all the recipes available on our smartphones, sometimes we can fall into a lunch rut or unhealthy habits.
Our ingenuity is now backed up with advances in science and engineering along with some classic outside of the box thinking. The phrase “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” has never been more relevant. Everything from fungi to prawn shells and palm leaves is being turned into biodegradable packaging.
The Seal Cup family is growing! Meet Jumbo, the sixth round container in our Blue Water Bento plastic-free, leak-proof nesting set. The Seal Cup Jumbo with its tentacle-inspired purple lid is designed to nest with the other five cups.
Pack, stack, toss them in a sack. That was our original intention when we set out to make lunchtime a place free from plastics that could harm our kids and Mother Nature. Yet, even with our busy lives, ECOlunchbox has become a multi-purpose container for essentials on-the-go!
Convenience is a wonderful thing. Grabbing a pizza after a busy day is a breeze. Packages arrive seemingly out of thin air. Now every restaurant delivers to your office for a working lunch. But with great convenience comes a great amount of harmful waste.
We’re so excited to announce our newest Blue Water Bento lunchbox! Check out our double-decker 3-in-1 Splash Box that’s the 2.0 remix combiningour best-selling ECOlunchbox Three-in-One and Blue Water Bento Splash Boxcontainers.
Many of us would prefer to fundraise when what is being sold is clean, green and environmentally sustainable. We’ve compiled a list of incredible ways to fundraise sustainably and we invite you to share these ideas with your community.
Pack a mini zero-waste toolkit when you travel. Here's a set of eco-friendly, waste-busting products that pack snugly in our Blue Water Bento Seal Cup Jumbo as a compact set. Planning ahead does the trick when it comes to keeping your carbon footprint green and lean at the same time.