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How to Store Produce Without Plastic

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It’s not impossible to store produce without plastic. In fact, it’s probably healthier.

Plastic leaching is a real problem when it comes to our food. The toxic chemicals within plastic (think parabens and other nasty stuff that contributes to health issues like cancer and infertility) leach from our plastic containers and wrap and seep into our food. In turn, it makes its way into our bodies. Yuck! 

Not to mention, plastic is not a sustainable or eco-friendly material. By eliminating all kinds of plastic — especially single-use plastic — from our kitchens and everyday lives, we cut back our carbon footprints, as well as reduce our exposure to harmful toxins.