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Eco-Friendly Lunch Gear for Kids

Published on: November 18, 2013

Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: Dabbawalla lunch bags

Available in different sizes and in a variety of colorful cute patterns, these Dabbawalla lunch bags are both stylish and an A+ pick for functionality. Made with flexible, recyclable neoprene fabric that insulates lunches both hot and cold, the bags are completely machine-washable and 100% toxic-free.

Shop now: Dabbawalla; $28–30


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: BuiltNY Big Apple Buddies sandwich bags and snack sleeves

Another hip solution for eliminating extra baggies, these BuiltNY Big Apple Buddies sandwich bags and snack sleeves are too cute to pass up. Featuring heat-sealing technology that keeps sammies fresh and crumb-free, the bags are made with PVC-, BPA-, latex- and vinyl-free materials and they’re dishwasher-safe. Now, how to choose which sweet little fuzzy friend you like best…

Shop now: BuiltNY; $11.99


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: Giggle Trunk Snack Box

Pack your kiddo’s eats in style with this whimsical little elephant snack pal on Giggle. Offering four divided compartments and a handle for easy carrying, this chemical-free container is an excellent choice for quick-pack snacks, lunches and interminable car rides. Plus, it’s dishwasher-safe, making cleaning a breeze.

Shop now: Giggle; $15


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: O.R.E. Sugarbooger's Good Lunch Box

Skip all of those plastic baggies and keep your little one’s food easily separated with the help of O.R.E.’s Good Lunch Box. Offering up enough space for a three-course meal, this adorable box is made with non-toxic, lead-free, PVC- and phthalate-free polypropylene materials. Also dishwasher-safe!

Shop now: O.R.E.'s Sugarbooger Line; $7


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: Graze Organic Reusable Sandwich and Snack Bags

USA-made with 100% certified organic cotton, these sweet little reusable bags featured on Graze Organic make it easy for your little one to see what the day’s lunch entails, with colorful graphics and word recognition (we especially love the “surprise” baggy!). Silk-screened with water-based ink, each little pouch offers a simple hook and loop closure, making it easy for small hands to open and close with no problem.

Shop now: Graze Organic; $38 for the deluxe set of five


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: Kids Konserve Ice Pack and Sweat-Free Cover

Keep your child’s favorite meals chilled with the help of this reusable ice pack from Kids Konserve. Made with non-toxic gel, this icy lunchtime helper comes in a sweat-free, machine-washable sleeve made from recycled plastic bottles. Fitting snug in the bottom of a lunch bag or sack, this neat little pack will help keep food or bottles cold for hours at a time.

Shop now: Kids Konserve; $9.95


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: LexnGo Silicone Collapsible Lunch Boxes

Make food storage a snap with this modern collapsible lunch box from LexnGo. Featuring two compartments for lunch-time eats and a three-in-one spork with a serrated knife edge, this cool collapseable minimizes to half its original size when closed (gotta love that!). Eco-friendly and built to last, these durable containers are available in a variety of bright, fun colors with airtight lids.

Shop now: Reusit.com; $24.95


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: LunchBots Stainless Steel Bento Box

If it’s durable stainless steel you’re after, don’t miss out on these neat bento boxes featured on LunchBots. With four large compartments for an array of lunch treats, these modern storage containers offer a removable silicone band and a steel lid. Simple, safe and colorful — just the way we like it!

Shop now: LunchBots; $20.99


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: Giggle Penguin Snack Containers

Stack your kiddo’s snacks with the help of this eco-friendly penguin container. Featuring a soft styrene lid that lets little hands reach in without crumbs falling out, this stylish stacker offers three compartments and can be quickly cleaned with a run through the dishwasher.

Shop Nnow: Giggle; $10


Eco-friendly lunch gear for kids: Klean Kanteen Insulated Stainless Steel Food Containers

Keep soups hot and cool meals cold with these sleek, eco-friendly food canisters. Available in 8 or 16 oz. sizes and in larger sets, these chic containers keep contents hot for up to four  hours and cold for up to 12 hours with silicone seal locks. Made to last with durable stainless steel, these stackable containers are toxin-free and the perfect size for small hands.

Shop now: Klean Kanteen; $29.95 and up

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