Learn to Live Sustainably

You know, there are some really simple and satisfying things both you and I can do every day to live more sustainably. Our humble blog hopes to share some practical tips and tricks to inspire and educate you on ways to save money, benefit our schools, communities and the environment. Happy reading!

Recent Blog Articles

Fun Food For Fussy Eaters
Litter Free Lunch Made Easy
Savings That Won't Cost the Earth
Lets Go Bento
Materials We Love
Materials We Limit
Materials We Leave

Fun Food For Fussy Eaters


 

Finding an uneaten lunch at the bottom of the bag each day? Here are a few fun ways to entice even the fussiest eaters in your family.

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Litter Free Lunch Made Easy

 

Packing a healthy waste free lunch doesn’t need to be hard work. Here are some easy tips you can adopt to help make nude food the norm. You’ll leave each morning knowing you’ve saved money, the environment and packed a healthy lunch that won’t go to waste!

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Sustainability Savings That Won't Cost The Earth

 

Finding alternatives to single-use plastic isn't just about helping the environment, it's also about feeling great when you save a dime using reusable products instead. Here are some handy tips to help your hip pocket, and put a spring in your step knowing you're helping mother earth.

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Lets Go Bento

 

Bento is really just a name for a food container or box that includes dividers to separate individual food elements. They originated in Japan as a way to carry and serve foods such as meat, rice and vegetables.

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Materials We Love

 

Many of us worry about the health risks associated with using plastic, especially to hold and store food. Our mission is to find and offer the best alternative to plastic products, products made from safe, non-toxic, and eco friendly materials. We’ve done oodles of research to identify a list of ‘materials we love’ which in turn is used to select and screen the reusable items we sell.

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Materials We Limit

 

Plastics are man-made materials and in today's modern life are nearly unavoidable. Some are considered safe and others toxic, particularly when used to hold and store food & drink. We like to err on the side of caution so where practical we try to limit use of safe plastics in favour of materials like glass and stainless steel because they are safer for people and the planet in daily use and the manufacturing process.

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Materials We Leave

 

Materials we avoid for safety reasons are listed below. We acknowledge that toxicity of some materials (i.e. some plastics) is not fully understood or adequately tested, but as former EWG senior scientist Dr. Anila Jacob told Web MD, "Although most of the chemicals making the culinary crossing are considered safe, that's generally not because they've been proved safe, but rather they haven't been proven to be unsafe."

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