Eco friendly alternatives to plastic sandwich bags
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One of our readers wrote,
“I’ve just been wrapping the families sandwiches for tomorrow, and I really don’t like using plastic sandwich bags. Does anyone have any alternative ideas that won’t cost a fortune?”
Here are some ideas:
Save the plastic bags you already have to reuse – such as bread bags and cereal inner bags. Once you’ve used them a couple of times you can recycle them.
Turn to tupperware!
A reusable plastic box will last years if looked after properly. If you think about it; all you need is for your sandwiches to be kept airtight and you can buy plastic boxes that are the perfect size.
Switch to paper
Money is clearly an issue here, but if you have some disposable income a stainless steel lunchbox or bento box does away with the need for plastic bags and will last for years.
What about you – how do you wrap your family sandwiches?
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