How to Pack a Waste-Free School Lunch

Did you know there is 10.7 billion pounds of packaging waste annually from on-the-go lunches? 😲

Packing low-waste lunches is one of my priorities this year! I'm sharing a few of my favorite tips for less waste when packing school lunches.

Endlessly reusable, silicone bags are a great alternative to single-use plastic bags. Stasher bags are my favorite as they're made with food grade silicone, dishwasher and microwave safe.

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Reusable Silverware

Skip the plastic ware utensils and use reusable silverware. There are lots of great options or you can even buy an affordable pack of stainless forks and spoons to use.

Stainless Bottles

Use Reusable Lunch Bags, Water Bottles and Cloth Napkins

Cloth Napkins & Bags

Avoid all the plastic waste and make your own snack packs with fresh meat, cheese and crackers.

Skip Pre-Packaged Snacks

Pre-packaged snacks are so wasteful. Prep snacks weekly to cut down on waste, save money & eat healthier.

Let Kids Help Choose Their Meal

The more say that kids have in their meal, the less likely they are to throw away uneaten or preferred foods.