Local Litterless Lunch List: Where to go in the Annapolis Valley to buy supplies for a litterless lunch
Disclosure: This Local Litterless Lunch List is a way for local businesses and entrepreneurs to tell you where you can buy items to help make your child’s lunch garbage free. This means they are sponsored links. Please support these businesses as they have supported me in making this guide.
When it comes to litterless packaging for school lunches, Tupperware often first comes to mind.
Our family has used the same sandwich keepers for the past 3+ years. We have a Mabel’s Label sticker on the top with each boy’s name, so they don’t get mixed up in the fridge.
Cut lunch costs with reusable, hinged one-piece containers. Designed to fit easily into backpack, briefcase or purse, the container’s one-piece construction means no seals to keep track of or to get lost. Around the house or during travel, you’ll find dozens of additional storage uses for these handy helpers. Dishwasher Safe!
Set of 2: $18.
Drinking just a little more water throughout your day can make a real impact on your health, and doing so with durable, reusable bottles make the planet feel better, too. And they also make great gifts. Dishwasher safe. Fits in most car cup holders. Includes Easy Sipper cap.
With all the talk about litter-less lunches, there is a local, environmentally friendly option, made by one of our soon-to-be resource teachers at KCA – Heather Shaffelburg Crouse! Wood 'n' Hive honey shop in Port Williams (Starr's Point) makes beeswax cloths that are perfect for sandwich or snack bags. Watch this video of how to turn these honey-cloths into the perfect literless lunch box alternative!
Posted by Laura Churchill Duke on Saturday, September 1, 2018
Absolutely Fabulous At Home in New Minas has a wide variety of items for litterless lunches that are appropriate for both adults and kids alike.
Ziptuck™ lunch bags are food-safe, BPA and PVC-free, leak-proof and air-tight. Sold as a set of 2, one large flat bag for sandwiches or wraps, and the other a snack size that sits up on a gusseted bottom for easier snackability.
Hand wash, drip or wipe dry, and get ready to zip up some more food to go! Each pair is $12.99.
I just bought these for the boys’ lunches and they are a huge hit. The other kids comment on the cool emojis, and the boys can easily open and close them just like a ziplock bag. I fill them with crackers and other loose goodies everyday. Although one is technically a sandwich bag, I alternate who gets the bigger snack bag each day!
Now Designs snack bags are another pair of reusable bags for sandwiches and snacks. Certified food-safe, the bags are made of patterned cotton with lead-free, BPA-free moisture proof lining.
Hand or machine wash and hang to dry. The pair sells for $16.99.
OXO Good Grips has an On-the-Go lunch container with separate compartments. Pack a salad into the bottom, put a sandwich on the trap, snap it over the salad to make it leak-proof. Snap the see-through lid over the sandwich and pop the whole thing into a backpack or briefcase.
It can be used in a microwave and is dishwasher safe for $19.99.
On-the-Go silicone squeeze bottles (set of 2 for $12.99) are perfect for salad dressing on the side.
Please shop local when getting your litterless lunch supplies!