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The Dangers of Plastics: 25 Ways to Eliminate Plastic in Your Home

Plastics are ubiquitous, yet the dangers of plastics are well-documented. Use these tips to reduce the plastic in your home and life.



Plastic is particularly problematic in contact with food. Opt for glass and ceramic in the kitchen.
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You can reduce plastic food packaging and realize significant savings by shopping from your grocery store’s bulk bins.
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The 3-tier, stainless-steel tiffin set from To-Go Ware has a self-latching top container that allows you to take one or all three tiers. $25; to-goware.com
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Bamboo is both lightweight and durable, making this bamboo utensil set from To-Go Ware, complete with flatware and chopsticks, great for meals on the go. $13; to-goware.com
Photo by Jennifer Graham
Klean Kanteen
The Klean Kanteen stainless-steel bottle is made of food-grade steel, contains no liner inside and is easy to clean. $19, kleankanteen.com
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Ideal for grains and produce, muslin produce bags from Simple Ecology are made from unbleached organic cotton and are machine washable. 6 for $30; simpleecology.com
Photo by Simple Ecology
The CocoStraw stainless-steel straw with cleaning brush can be used for sipping delicious drinks for years. 4 for $11; rawnori.com
Photo courtesy Raw Nori





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