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Seaweed, Sand & Shells, OH MY!

Seaweed, Sand & Shells, OH MY!

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. 

Mindful Eating Today

Mindful Eating Today

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.

Meet our Splash Box & Pods Set!

Meet our Splash Box & Pods Set!

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.

History of the Metal Lunchbox

History of the Metal Lunchbox

Lunch is that unique meal that often requires a “box.” There’s no breakfast box, certainly no dinner box. The lunchbox is at once a timeless and ever-changing symbol of the way we live and eat.

6 Women Changing The Earth

6 Women Changing The Earth

Amma, the Hugging Saint Mata Amritanandamayi, or Amma, as she is known to her followers, is a g...
The ECO Adventure Kit is Here

The ECO Adventure Kit is Here

Calling all explorers: you’ve just found the perfect companion for all your outdoor endeavors. The ECO Adventure Kit does triple the work while being compact and, of course, eco-friendly!
The Art of Eco Laundry

The Art of Eco Laundry

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.

You Asked, We Answered!

You Asked, We Answered!

Here are some of our top ECOlunchbox customer service queries! Are ECOlunchboxes with the silicon...
The Truth & Consequences of Bioplastics

The Truth & Consequences of Bioplastics

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.
Breadless Wonders

Breadless Wonders

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.

3 Steps To Minimalist Living

3 Steps To Minimalist Living

ECOlunchbox has put together a simple list of three steps to living a minimalist lifestyle. Livin...
Imagining a Plastic-Free Future

Imagining a Plastic-Free Future

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.
We’ve Got “Jumbo” News

We’ve Got “Jumbo” News

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.
ECOlunchbox Stars in Gift Guides

ECOlunchbox Stars in Gift Guides

We're not the only ones who think ECOlunchboxes make great gifts for all ages. ECOlunchbox is showing up in gift guides everywhere! See below for some recent features starring our products!
Superb Eco Gifts for Tea Sippers

Superb Eco Gifts for Tea Sippers

How To Make Tea There is nothing as cozy as a cup of tea on a winter’s night. Luckily one of lif...
Gifts for Home Spa Loversby ECOlunchbox Food Container Brand

Gifts for Home Spa Lovers

They say beauty is pain, which is never more true than for the environment. All that packaging ca...
The Newest Plan for Plastic-Free Living

The Newest Plan for Plastic-Free Living

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.
Holiday Gifts That Care

Holiday Gifts That Care

Presenting... Socially Responsible Brands The holidays add so much to our lives; friends, family,...
Zero Waste Tricks for Fall Hiking

Zero Waste Tricks for Fall Hiking

No matter where you live, there’s something energizing about the fall. School starts, new project...
3-in-1 Splash Box

Hooray 3-in-1 Splash Box!

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 combining our best-selling ECOlunchbox Three-in-One and Blue Water Bento Splash Box containers. 
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From EEK! To ECO

Let's talk about how to REALLY take your child's lunchbox from EEK! to ECO. Sometimes despite best intentions we can fall into making mistakes. A bit of learning will cure that!
Plastic-Free School Shopping Products and Tips

Plastic-Free School Shopping

With tens of millions of tons of plastic ending up in our oceans every minute, it's high time to school up on eco-friendly supply options that reduce our dependence on disposable plastics. 

 

 

Space Saving Zero Waste Travel Food Container by ECOlunchbox

Tiny Zero Waste Travel Tools

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.

 

What is Difference Between Silicone vs Plastic

Why Choose Silicone vs Plastic?

Read more about how we decided to use silicone in our products and why we think it's the best option when it comes to leak-proof food containers! 
My REPURPOSED Story

My REPURPOSED Story

From old fire hoses to fishing nets, vinyl billboards to bowling alley floors, Repurposed Materials sells all sorts of cast-off industrial goods. It’s the ultimate old-fashioned green business -- selling something that would otherwise end up in the landfill, finding new uses for items at the end of their lives. 
Single-Use Plastic Straws Reusable Zero Waste Living

Why Are Straws Big News?

Billions of tons of plastic pollution litter our oceans, from plastic bags to fast-food containers. A video of a bleeding turtle injured by a plastic straw was a tipping point in public awareness of the dangers of plastic pollution to marine life. Learn in this blog how the turtle's injuries attracted  a groundswell of support for the plastic-pollution revolution.
Let's Celebrate & Protect Our Seas

Let's Celebrate & Protect Our Seas

In celebration of World Oceans Day on June 8, let’s re-commit to being part of the movement to build a more sustainable future. As Jacques-Yves Cousteau once compellingly said, “For most of history, man has had to fight nature to survive; in this century he is beginning to realize that, in order to survive, he must protect it.”

Dogs on the Go Eco Style

Dogs on the Go: Eco Style

A green upgrade for all your pet’s necessities is easier than it looks. Start with your dog’s “closet.” Next time your pup needs a new collar, leash, etc., make sure it’s non-toxic and eco-friendly. And eco-chic stylish, of course.
Growing Your Community Garden

Growing Your Community Garden

Janet Thomas, a founder of the Lafayette Community Garden shares how this successful community garden got started.
The Six ‘R’s of Spring Cleaning

The Six ‘R’s of Spring Cleaning

Roll up your eco-sleeves and let’s explore some non-toxic tips and tricks to keep your kitchen tools in tip top condition.
My Story Began At Lunchtime

My Story Began At Lunchtime

ECOlunchbox founder, Sandra Ann Harris, on her ECOluncbox journey and the importance of plastic-free living. My inspiration came from my desire to upgrade my own kids’ lunchboxes!
Eco Dogs on the Go

Eco Dogs on the Go

Here are a few eco-friendly pet tips and tricks to help make your next walk in the park or trekking trip healthier for you, your canine companion, and our planet.
Spruce Up Your Eco-Friendly Kitchen

Cleaning Tips for Zero-Wasters

Springtime is the right time to slip a few more no-plastic tricks up your eco-sleeve, especially when it comes to spring cleaning in your eco kitchen. Let’s tune up your zero-waste toolkit!

Sowing Seeds for a Community Garden

Sowing Seeds for a Community Garden

Advice from a California community garden founder on how to find land and raise funds, along with how to prepare for planting! Several dozen dirty gardening gloves are clipped to the wire fence with clothespins at the Lafayette Community Garden located in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

Sharon Rowe

Eco-Bags’s CEO says: Go Tiny, Be Mighty

Our friend Sharon Rowe started Eco-Bags Products in 1989 to address the problem of wasteful, single-use plastic bags. She introduced reusable bags as an alternative--so we can all just say no to single-use plastics. 
Let Your Pickiest Eater Pick

Let Your Pickiest Eater Pick!

We understand that your child’s tastes change. That’s why we’ve put together some quick and easy lunch ideas that offer a wealth of variations to give picky eaters the power to choose from the five food groups for the perfect balanced lunch.