Don’t use any drink bottles made from number 7 plastic.
Don’t use any glass or plastic not labeled FREEZER SAFE-extreme cold can cause both to crack. Don’t put hot food in plastic bags or containers-let it cool first.
Pantry Storage: Do use glass, stainless steel, or number 5 plastic.
Don’t store food in any plastic container made from number 3,6, or 7 plastic.
Cheese: Try to buy cheese off the block instead of pre-packed. If you can’t, remove the plastic as soon as you get home.
Fruits & Vegetables: Avoid pre-packed fruits and vegetables. Buy loose whenever possible.
Cans: Try to cut down your use of foods packed in plastic-lined cans.
If you wish to read more about Healthy food storage, Green living, and recycling here are some interesting books:
- Easy Green Living – The ultimate guide to simple, eco-friendly choices for you and your home by Renee Loux
- It’s Easy Being Green – A Handbook for earth-friendly living by Crissy Trask
- Super Natural Home – Improve your Health, Home and Planet by Beth Greer
- 1001 Easy Ways to Earth-wise Living – Natural and eco-friendly ideas that can make a real difference to your life / Reader’s Digest
Personal Note: ” You might want to check your plastic containers and sort out the unhealthy ones!
In my up-coming posts I will talk about Interior Design Principles and some helpful tips to use in your home. So, stay tuned and have a happy and wonderful day!” Beate