Pack Your Kid's Lunch the Green Way!


| 8/7/2011 7:44:52 AM


Tags: Faith Moser, green mom tips, back to school, lunch, lunch box, zero waste lunch,

Faith MoserFaith Moser is the creator of eco ike {organic baby t’s + cookbooks full of yummy, healthy and quick recipes for kids and grown-ups}! If you want your kids to grow, live, eat & play green, visit ecoike.com. 

It is estimated that each American child produces 67 pounds of lunch packaging waste each school year. That’s a big ‘F’ in my report card! This year, when school starts, make sure that your kids are lunch box smart!

There is no longer a need for plastic sandwich bags, paper bags and juice boxes. There are tons of green lunch box options out there and a lot of them are super cute too! Here’s my eco lunch box lowdown:

 lunchskins reusable bags 

1. Forgo the brown paper bag and invest in a durable lunch box or bento-style lunch container.   



2. Go reuseable! Reusable sandwich bags and containers are super sturdy and easy to use, clean and store. If you have to pack a plastic bag, try to reuse it or recycle it!







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