Plastic Wrap

While it is very convenient for keeping leftovers and produce fresh, plastic wrap isn’t recyclable and creates a lot of unnecessary waste.

Waste Status

Not Recyclable Curbside. 


Alternatives

EASY: Dishtowels, Plates and Reusable Storage Containers

There are tons of ways to store your leftovers using items you already have in your kitchen. This list compares the pros and cons of various methods. 

Easy: Storing Produce without plastic

Plastic is very good at keeping produce fresh, but there are many ways to keep your fresh foods safe without any plastic wrap. Check out this article for storage tips. 

Medium: Beeswax Wraps

Beeswax wrap is an alternative to plastic wrap made from beeswax. It sticks to itself like plastic wrap and can be washed in cold water and reused again and again. When its life is over it can easily be composted.


Last updated on May 11, 2020
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