Five Eco-Friendly Food Storage Finds

With the right food storage containers on hand, reducing food waste and limiting single-use plastic is simple and fun. Each of these sustainable food storage products offers its own unique benefits so you can be fully equipped to turn a new green leaf in the kitchen.

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Bento Lunch Box with Cutlery

When you're packing up leftovers for lunch, reach for this adorable bento lunch box. Made from BPA-free and food grade material, this eco-friendly box is top-rack dishwasher safe for easy cleanup and comes complete with a set of cutlery and an elastic band to hold everything in place. With two separate compartments and its convenient size, it's perfect for toting small meals or hearty snacks on the go. It's safe to use in the microwave and freezer, too. ($23; amazon.com)

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Glass Food Storage Containers for Versatility and Durability

Glass food storage containers are perfect for daily use. They can be placed in the oven, microwave, freezer, and dishwasher and never absorb unwanted colors or food odors. This glass container set features eight containers with smart-sealing lids for leak-free lunches. We like that the clear glass of these containers allows you to see what's inside—you'll never forget what you have on hand in the fridge again. ($60; homedepot.com)

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Nesting Food Containers for Easy Storage

Say goodbye to the days of cabinets overflowing with containers and frustrating hunts for missing lids thanks to this nesting container set. Complete with six BPA-free plastic containers and lids, this set has a size perfect for any leftovers or prepped food. In addition to being both microwave and dishwasher safe, the lids and containers are also freezer safe. You'll never throw out leftover servings of soup or casserole again. ($36; target.com)

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Large Storage Containers for Dry, Bulk Ingredients

You probably need to store more than just dinner leftovers or your weekly meal prep essentials. Bulk storage of dry ingredients like flour, pasta, and sugar is equally important and essential for a well-stocked pantry. These clear plastic containers were designed with those ingredients in mind and feature a popping feature in the lid for an airtight seal. With sizes starting at 0.9 quart and ranging up to 5.5 quarts, you can mix and match to make a set perfect for your panty or countertop. (from $13; bedbathandbeyond.com)

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Reusable Snack Bags

Resealable bags are a staple for life on the go. These are the perfect size for holding snacks and easily fit in your purse or lunchbox so you're ready whenever afternoon hunger strikes. With these resealable bags on hand, you won't have to reach for a single-use plastic option for that handful of almonds or fresh berries. These bags are also perfect for packing items like pens or makeup, making them a versatile must-have in every home. ($19; target.com)

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