Here are eleven eco-friendly gift ideas that I’m using in a gift basket. These eco-friendly gift ideas are for the home and kitchen and they are appropriate for anyone.
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Oct. 30, 2020 by Deborah Esplin
Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas – Food Storage Solutions
Debbie Meyer Green Boxes
Debbie Meyer Green Boxes are food storage boxes created to improve the storage time of produce, fruits, vegetables, and some staples like bread. They work. They keep foods fresh longer, are washable in the dishwasher and are well-made and durable.
They come in a set of sixteen boxes in three different sizes with lids. They are food-grade, BPA-free, and safe for the microwave and the fridge as well as the dishwasher.
Stasher Stand-Up Bags
Stasher Stand-Up Bags are made of food-grade silicone. They hold up to 56 ounces and can be put in the dishwasher, the freezer, the microwave, boiling water, and the oven up to 400 F. This model has a large bottom and a ziplock lid so it makes a great storage solution for food and can be used for cooking. The Stasher bags are very durable and reusable and make great containers to store, carry, or cook food.
Collapsible Silicone Containers
Collapsible Silicone Containers are a great food storage solution. They collapse so they take very little space to store, but when opened increase in size by three-fold and can hold a lot of food.
These ones come in a set of four and they are safe for the dishwasher. freezer and microwave and are PBA-free. They have snap-lock lids so they are also leak-proof and air-tight. They make a great storage solution.
Roll-Up Silicone Bag
Roll-Up Silicone Bags are very useful as they can be rolled up for storage and take very little space. They are made of food-grade silicone, they are PBA-free and can be used for freezing, microwaving, sous-vide cooking, marinating, and cooking up to 260 C. They are leak-proof, hold 1000 mL (4 cups), and can also be used as lunch bags. Useful and easy-to-wash.
They come as a set of three bags.
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Ziplock Silicone Storage Bags
Ziplock Silicone Storage Bags are so useful and the ziplock closure makes them leak-proof as well. These bags are PBA-free and come with twelve silicone storage lids, in four sizes, that you can use instead of plastic wrap. The set includes six bags and twelve lids.
Silicone Storage Lids
Silicone Storage Lids in a set of twelve lids of six different sizes. If you just want the lids then here is a great option. They are stretchable, washable, and eliminate the need for disposable plastic wrap.
PEVA Reusable Food Storage Bags
PEVA Reusable Food Storage Bags are made of PBA-free PEVA material and are washable and reusable. They come with a ziplock closure so they are leakproof. This is a set of twelve bags in three different sizes.
Silicone Storage Bags with Slide Lid
Silicone Storage Bags with Slide Lid are another option for silicone storage bags. These bags hold 1000 mL (4 cups), are PBA-free, and come in a set of four bags. They can be put in the freezer, microwave, dishwasher, and fridge. With the slide-closing lid they are also leak-proof.
Debbie Meyer Green Bags
Debbie Meyer Green Bags are a good choice for storing produce, fruits, and vegetables. They are PBA-free. They are washable up to 200 times and help food stay fresh longer. They come in a set of twenty bags of three different sizes. Make sure to only rinse them with water, not soap.
Net Bags are a great choice for a gift. With net bags, you no longer need to use the plastic bags at the grocery store to protect your fruits, vegetables, and produce. Plus they are just generally really useful. You can use them to store and carry all kinds of items. They are inexpensive and can be washed. This is a set of twelve in three different sizes.
There are many brands but this brand of net bags comes with the weight of the bag on a tag sewed into the seam so that your grocer can remove the weight of the bag from the weight of the product for items that are purchased by weight. This is a set of 10.
Eco-Friendly Gift Ideas – Laundry Solutions
Tru Earth Laundry Strips
Tru Earth Laundry Strips are an eco-friendly solution instead of laundry liquid or crystals that come in plastic containers. The plastic containers can often be recycled but much of our recyclable plastic ends up in landfills. Tru Earth laundry stips come in a cardboard envelope that can be recycled. They come in different packaging quantities and there are three types:
Tru Earth Wool Dryer Balls
Tru Earth Wool Dryer Balls are a way to reduce the static cling of your clothes in the dryer thus preventing them from sticking to each other. With these dryer balls, you no longer need to use anti-static dryer sheets which can not be recycled and may not be healthy for the home. Plus the wool dryer balls bounce around and cause your clothes to move better in the rotating drum so that your clothes dry faster. Wool dryer balls generally cut your dryer time by 10 to 25 percent. And they can be reused for years.
I have been using all of these products for at least three months, some for six months and I am impressed with their reliability and performance.
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