Here's a statistic that will spoil your appetite: Every day, more than 20 million sandwich bags from school lunches wind up in landfills in the U.S.
Kirsten Quigley, Cristina Bourelly and Jennie Stoller Barakat, LunchSkins. When three moms (aka 3greenmoms) in Maryland heard that number, they decided to take action. Kirsten Quigley, Cristina Bourelly and Jennie Stoller Barakat (in photo, left to right) set out to develop reusable snack and sandwich bags to take the place of single-use plastic baggies and aluminum foil in kids' lunchboxes. Their invention, called LunchSkins, is fresh, colorful and totally earth-friendly.
Printed with cool graphics, LunchSkins are made from a food-safe cotton that the Lunchskins reusable cloth sandwich bags trio hunted down in Europe, where it's used by patisseries and bakeries. The durable material can withstand exposure to heat, so you can pop LunchSkins in the dishwasher after use. LunchSkins are hand-sewn by a family-owned manufacturer in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. Each set comes with one sandwich bag (6.5 × 6.5 inches) and one snack bag (6.5 ×Read More »from Break the Disposable Baggie Habit with Eco-Friendly Sandwich Bags