Going Green with Lunches for School and Work

Kid¹s and work lunchboxes are going green!

Here are some starters:

Bumkins reusable snack bags are the perfect alternative single-use plastic baggies. They are made from easy-wipe waterproof fabric and are machine washable and dishwasher-safe. They even come in fun colorful prints like Dr. Seuss, trucks and flowers! A great find for storing gold fish, grapes, carrots, whatever you kiddo loves to munchon at school lunches. Both large and small sizes available. www.bumkins.com

With Squeez’Ems, Kids Can Be Top Of The Class In Eating A Healthy Lunch By Bringing Their Favorite Blended or Smooth Foods Along To School In Their Lunch Boxes

These reusable food pouches (many brands out there) are here to give kiddos an innovative (and fun!) way to bring their favorite healthy yogurts, apple or pear sauce and other puréed or blended foods along to school with them in their lunch boxes!

Parents who want to give their kids a healthy homemade lunch, kids with allergies and families who prioritize going green will love the new Screw Top Squeez’Ems!

With their wide opening, Squeez’Ems are easy to fill, clean, and store, and they are BPA, PVC, and Phthalate free. Because they are refillable and reusable, green school products for food are an earth-friendly alternative to store-bought premade food pouches. This makes them perfect for families concerned about the environment!

Also, these types of products are great for kids with allergies to store-bought foods, as parents can easily fill the reusable pouches with purées specific to their child’s diet.

Many of today’s premade puréed food pouches are actually less healthy than they seem, as they contain an abundance of preservatives and sugars.

Because reusable food pouches can be filled with whatever the parents choose, they are a fantastic solution for those concerned over the nutrition content of premade store-bought food pouches!

Most of these products are available at BabiesRUs stores and Amazon.com.

Greening Your Lunch

You can reduce your carbon footprint with your lunch! Reduce your carbon footprint by using less energy and most importantly, creating less waste by replacing common disposable lunch containers.
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Bamboo Utensil Sets and Organic Cotton Holders

Great in a lunch box or keep it in your purse so you always have it handy. You can easily eliminate all of those disposable plastic utensils. Bamboo is actually a grass which grows quickly and is sustainable. And it’s washable and durable for continuous use.

Green Fact: The US Population tosses out enough paper and plastic cups, forks and spoons every year to circle the equator 300 times.

Stainless Steel Water Bottles

Stainless steel water bottles offer an inexpensive and healthy alternative to disposable water bottles, sodas, and other bottled drinks. We have great options in 25 oz full sized bottles and 10 oz for kids. Plus a unique water filter option that fits right in your water bottle.

Green Fact: Last year Americans tossed over 22 billion empty plastic bottles in the trash.

Smart Sandwich Bags

The perfect alternative to disposable plastic baggies. These bags are beautiful and durable.

They are Lead-Free, BPA-Free, PVC-Free and Phthalate-Free and hand-sewn in the USA.

Green Fact: An average elementary school student is estimated to generate between 45 and 90 pounds of paper and plastic waste from packed lunches each year, roughly equivalent to the body weight of a third- to sixth-grader.

Stainless Steel Lunch Containers

Stainless steel containers offer a durable and sensible alternative to plastic baggies, plastic tubs and pre-package supermarket snacks.

The large oval container is perfectly sized for a sandwich and side. Pack your yogurt, apple sauce or other liquid side in the round canister with a BPA-free, leak proof lid.

Green Fact: A Stonyfield Farm lifecycle study on yogurt containers revealed that switching to 32-ounce containers from the single-use 8-ounce cups normally packed in school lunches and served at school would save 12,000 barrels of oil per year. That is enough to power 750 cars a year from yogurt containers alone.

Booginhead is an innovator in developing solutions to address common every day problems for parents and their tots. From crib to kitchen gear, Booginhead has solved a number of dilemmas with products such as Squeeze’Ems, SippiGrip, PaciGrip, SplatMat, PaciPouch and Create Your Own Pacifiers.

All products comply with the CSPIA Guidelines and are thoroughly tested for your child’s safety. The brand has earned a number of parenting awards including the iParenting Media Award and The Bump’s Best of Baby award. Celebrity fans of the brand include Jessica Alba, Miranda Kerr, Alicia Keys and many more.

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