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Best eco-friendly lunch boxes adults and kids will love

Lunch is served, no plastic needed.

healthy launch in an eco friendly lunchbox

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We all know eating lunch out of the house can come with a lot of waste, but these eco-friendly lunchboxes will do their part to help you reduce your daily plastic usage. While the true impact of plastic and food remains to be seen, studies are beginning to show that plastic is showing up more and more often in our food. Reducing our reliance on single-use plastics will make the planet — and our stomachs — happier, healthier places.

Start with the simple swap of an eco-friendly lunchbox.

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Eco-Life Home Design Bento Box

Why It's Cool
We love an eco-friendly lunchbox that's big enough for kids and adults alike. This leak-proof, five-compartment bento box is made from wheat fiber, eradicating plastic from your lunchtime routine. Bonus: It's dishwasher and microwave safe.


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Eco-Life Home Design Bento Box - Eco Friendly, Leakproof Bento Lunch Box. Five Compartment, Wheat Fiber Bento Box for Kids and Adults. Microwave and Freezer Friendly Edo Box

LunchBots Large Trio

Why It's Cool
Specifically designed for a sandwich lunch that doesn't need to be reheated, this stainless steel box will likely outlast your kid's school career — or be with you through retirement! The Large Trio also offers a range of colored rubber covers so there's no need to share.


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LunchBots Large Trio

Ecolunchbox Three-in-One Stainless Steel Bento Box

Why It's Cool
Made from food-grade stainless steel, Ecolunchbox avoids the potential problems of food coming into contact with low-grade plastic. This three-in-one modular lunchbox gives you options: You can stack the containers, or keep the snack container separate to make space for more food in the main compartment.


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Ecolunchbox Three-in-One Stainless Steel Bento Eco friendly lunchbox

EKOBO Rectangular Recycled Bamboo Bento Lunch Box

Why It's Cool
Prefer a lunchbox that isn't stainless steel? Try this bamboo bento box for size. Made with a byproduct of China's massive chopstick and flooring industry, this FSC-certified, eco-friendly lunchbox is truly a zero-waste marvel.


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EKOBO Rectangular Recycled Bamboo Bento box

U-Konserve Divided Rectangle Stainless Steel Bento Box

Why It's Cool
If you like your lunches to be different every day, consider this stainless steel lunchbox with an adjustable divider. This no-leak container will nestle safely into any briefcase or backpack, making sure your lunch stays exactly where it should.


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U-Konserve Divided Rectangle Stainless Steel Bento Box Lunch Container 25oz - Clear Airtight Lid - Removable 2-Section Divider - Dishwasher Safe, Eco friendly lunchbox

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