It’s back to school time! With families trying to save money by brown bagging their lunches to work and school, there’s a lot of waste – and money – going right into the trash. According to the EPA, each child who brings a brown bag lunch to school every day generates about 67 pounds of waste by the end of the school year. Creating a waste-free lunch kit is smart and is one of the easiest ways to significantly reduce your consumption of use-and-toss items. Reuseit.com has put together a video outlining the top 5 steps to making a waste-free lunch kit that I thought some of you would find handy as your kids head back to school.
If you want to replace disposables with long-lasting, safe reusables that help save the environment and save you money, these are the five things you’ll need to get started:
If you are still looking for more tips, check out Building a Waste-Free Lunch Kit to send your kid, your spouse, or yourself off to work or school with less waste and more money in your pocket!
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