our favorite reusable items for packing lunch for the kids (and yourself!)

12 Essentials for Packing a Plastic Free Lunch

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As all the kids are going back to school, it's time to get ready to start getting creative when it comes to packing lunches. While plastic sandwich bags may be convenient, they aren't the healthiest and are only adding to the plastic problem in our oceans. Instead, stock up on some of these lunchbox essentials. They are reusable, washable, and healthier than a bag full of plastic containers. We also have a roundup of general food storage containers you might want to check out.

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This one is perfect for gift giving because we're giving you two @elloproducts mugs, two @chicobag reusable bags, two sets of @togoware bamboo utensils and a set of @abeego wraps. Why two? Duh, one for you, and one as a gift for your friend! You are going to need gifts coming up and we figured we'd help you out with at least one person on your list. To enter 1. Like this post on the @because_health profile 2. Follow @because_health 3. Follow all the brands who donated @elloproducts, @chicobag, @togoware, and @abeego 4. Tag a friend who would love this prize (or to be your double set winner). Additional entries for each tag, so go crazy! Contest ends Friday at noon Pacific time. The winner will be announced later that day. Must be in the US to win. Instagram is in no way responsible for this giveaway.
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