1. Use reusable grocery & produce bags
Traditional plastic grocery bags have a severe negative impact on the environment, as they end up in landfills and the ocean. Birds often mistake shredded plastic for food, filling their stomachs with toxic debris. You can easily opt out of using plastic bags by replacing them with reusable bags instead, like Tote-ally! Tote-ally is made from 100% recycled plastic and reduces the need for single-use plastics so you get double the sustainability with one product!
2. Ditch wasteful aluminum foil and parchment paper
Aluminum foil, parchment paper and other single-use kitchen products are extremely wasteful. With cooking-helpers like Cheat Sheets, you can reduce the need for wasteful items that aren't so environmentally friendly. These oven-safe, non-stick silicone dividers are not only good for the environment but they also streamline your cooking and make one-pan meals a breeze.
3. Get rid of single use plastic containers
Prepdeck’s long-lasting Tritan containers are a great alternative to cheap, disposable plastic! Their glass-like clarity ensures durability and keeps your ingredients fresh until you’re ready to use them.
4. Compost to reduce land-fill
Composting has several environmental benefits! It adds nutrients to the soil, reduces landfill waste and saves water by helping soil hold moisture. The only negative thing about composting is that it can be quite the headache… But not with Scrap Sack! These helpful composting bags are biodegradable, easy to use and leakproof. Just keep a sack out to toss your food scraps in and when it’s full, roll down the top and seal it up!
5. Cut down on food waste
The secret to cutting down on food waste is better produce storage— with Ziptuck Produce Keepers! Get long-lasting fresh produce with these reusable storage bags that maximize the life of your produce by regulating moisture levels. Their transparent design and option to label allows you to easily see the content of your fridge and know when the time is ripe for eating!
It’s time we all move towards a zero-waste lifestyle! With these 5 simple tips, making environmentally conscious choices in your daily kitchen routine has never been so easy - and rewarding!