Waste-Free Lunch Containers – Fun With Lunch Series

Eco-Friendly Lunch Boxes @TheEcoChic

Have a little fun with your kids lunches this year.  You don't have to spend hours creating beautiful Bento Boxes that look like Hello Kitty to make them fun.  Your kids will love the little touches and I promise, you can do this in less than 5 minutes! In the first part of this series I'm sharing some of my favorite waste-free lunch containers. Note: Some of the products featured in this post have been sent to me free for review.  Others I have purchased myself. I'm sharing them with you because I reach for these first before anything else in my collection. Waste-Free Lunch Containers: Let's talk about the containers for a minute because the container alone can make for a fun lunch.  Laptop Lunches (affiliate link) are a complete Bento Box system with one large box with the 5 smaller boxes inside.  I love that they have both closed containers and containers that are open. They even have a tiny container that is perfect for sauces or dressings. Another great container ... [ Read More ]

How to Pack a Waste Free Lunch

How to Pack a Waste Free Lunch

With back-to-school officially underway in our household I thought I would share with you some tips for packing a waste free school lunch (or one with minimal waste). Use reusable lunch boxes and bags Use only non-toxic, PVC free, and BPA-free items Use cloth napkins Use reusable forks and spoons Use refillable drink containers Use refillable food containers Buy in bulk Use fresh food To read more about each of these tips please visit Green Child Magazine where I share these tips and some recipe ideas in the Back-to-School issue, Packing a Waste Free and Healthy Lunch. What steps do you take in your family to pack a greener lunch?  Do you kids help out and think it's fun? ... [ Read More ]