Whenever you toss food in plastic containers, you get more out than you put in… Leftovers, especially acidic foods, can suck chemicals right out of the plastic. So, non-toxic food storage containers have their place in any healthy lifestyle. That’s why we reviewed dozens of picks and trimmed down to the top 11 safest food containers. We’ll review those here, plus show you how to evaluate your current containers for safety, among other details.
Do you know the amount you spend on plastic bottles each year? The answer may surprise you. Switching to the best eco-friendly water bottles doesn’t just save you money – it makes the world a better place to live, now and in the future. So, in this guide, you’ll find the seven best eco-friendly bottles – judged by design and brand ethics. After this post, you’ll be ready to keep thousands of bottles from the landfill yearly.
We know chemicals used to make food containers can easily leach into the food stored inside. One of the most concerning chemicals used in food storage containers is phthalates, which you’ll most often find in plastic containers. This guide will teach you what phthalates are, their health concerns, and how to avoid phthalate-containing food containers.
You’re likely aware of how disposable plastic cutlery terrorizes the planet for 1,000+ years before breaking down. Yet, single-use cutlery is just too convenient – at work, school, even at home. Biodegradable utensils solve this problem without sacrificing convenience. However, some questions surface, like what’s the difference between biodegradable and compostable? Are compostable utensils actually compostable? We’ll answer those questions and more in this guide. Then, we’ll explore the best biodegradable cutlery options available today.
Plastic chemicals like BPA leach into hot coffee at least 55x faster than cool water. That’s why plastic-free coffee makers are so vital. In this guide, you’ll discover why traditional coffee makers are problematic, how toxins leach, & health risks of plastic-tainted coffee. We’ll also cover the 13 best coffee makers without plastic – tested & reviewed, and actionable tips for buying safe waffle makers that truly are BPA-free.