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    Healthy Work Lunch Boxes for Adults

    February 7, 2019 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE

    Bringing your own lunch to work each day helps you and the earth out in several ways: It saves you spending money on takeaway (if you spend $20 per day on takeaway, 5 days a week, you could save $100 a week!); It saves the waste and production of takeaway packaging; and It allows...

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    Our Favourite Bento Boxes for a Waste Free Lunch

    February 1, 2018 • GUIDES, HOME, LIFE
    Waste Free Lunch Boxes - Bento Boxes - YumBox

    Once the domain of Japanese cuisine only, the bento box is a now a force in children’s lunch boxes the world over. The style, simplicity and convenience of these boxes make them a great choice for parents and caregivers wanting to provide a healthy lunch with variety. But best of all, it generates a...

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    How to Put Together a Plastic Free Lunch Box

    January 16, 2018 • EAT, GUIDES, HOME, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    feature plastic free lunch box

    A plastic free lunch box helps reduce the demand for plastic in our world, as well as reducing your exposure to the toxins found in many plastic lunch boxes, such as lead, BPA, phthalates and PVC. For those trying to achieve a plastic free lunch box, it can be difficult to find lunch containers and lunch...

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    Ice Pack Free School Lunch With PackIt Bento

    December 11, 2017 • EAT, LIFE
    PackIt Bento

    Packing a healthy, zero waste lunch for school or work can be a struggle, and then there’s the challenge of keeping it cool and fresh for several hours. For instance: ice packs. They’re necessary to keep our food fresh and safe, but how safe are the ice packs? What happens if they leak? How toxic...

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    How to Choose the Best Thermos or Insulated Food Jar for You

    June 21, 2017 • EAT, GUIDES, LIFE, PLASTIC FREE / WASTE FREE
    How to find the best thermos and insulated food jar for you | Biome Eco Stores

    There is nothing like a hot lunch during winter, and a thermos or insulated food jar makes it easy for you to take your own zero waste hot lunch, saving you money and waste on expensive takeaway. But with so many insulated food jars available, how do you know what’s right for you? How...

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    Packing a Waste Free Lunch Box – Our Customer’s Tips

    September 30, 2015 • LIFE

    Over the years at Biome, our customers have kindly shared many great ideas when it comes to reducing waste in school lunch boxes.  As we approach the start of a new term, it seemed like a good idea to revisit some of these tips from Biome parent’s across Australia. Here we share how our...

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    The greener lunch option

    August 27, 2011 • HOME, LIFE
    Kids Konserve Mini Containers

        Co-founders of Kids Konserve – a company that produces waste-free lunch kits and other reusable lunch-packing products – Lynn Julian and Chance Claxton saw a pressing need that required immediate attention – a way to pack and keep lunches that was sustainable and environmentally friendly.  Calculating the amount waste being produced each...

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    Say goodbye to lunchtime landfill

    August 27, 2011 • HOME, LIFE
    Lunchskins Sandwich Bag Lizard

      When three mums from Maryland USA heard that everyday more than 20 million plastic sandwich bags were disposed of in the USA alone, they realised there was a need for change.  From a discussion around a kitchen table Lunchskins and 3greenmoms were born. The mission of these three green minded women was to to design...

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