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Green Up Your Brown Bag Lunch
July 27, 2018 8:00 am | by
Green up your brown bag lunch with reusable options. #cottonbabies

Whether we like it or not, it’s time to start thinking about Back To School! All the pens, paper, backpacks, and binders are important and we have a few tips to green up your brown bag lunch.

Green Up your Brown Bag lunch BAG!

It’s easy to grab that package of brown bag lunch sacks at the store but why not be a little more green and show off some personality? Send your little one to school with a Skip Hop Lunchie or simplify life with our bumGenius Mini wet bag. A reusable lunch bag is an easy want to reduce landfill waste.

What’s in the bag?

Green up your brown bag lunchYou don’t have to stop your green mission there. It’s easy to fill a sack lunch with tons of little baggies but you don’t need to trash all of that plastic. These Ju-Ju-Be Be Snacky┬áreusable zipper pouches are great to have on hand for little treats.

Bento boxes or the Skip Hop Lunch Kit are a couple of other handy items to use when packing your green bag lunch!

Quench your thirst!

You’ve done the hard part to green up your brown bag lunch. You must be thirsty! So just grab that juice box and … JUST KIDDING! There are way too many reusable, cute, and convenient options out there. We think you should skip dropping a bottled water in that lunch bag. Here’s some interesting info from

Currently about 300 million tons of plastic are produced each year to make bags, bottles, packages, and other commodities for people all over the world. Unfortunately, only about ten percent of this plastic is properly recycled and reused. The rest ends up as waste in landfills or as litter in our natural environment, where it leaches dangerous chemicals into the nearby soil and water, endangering humans and wildlife alike.

Lifefactory has great glass bottle options in a variety of sizes. Or check out some great picks in stainless steel which helps keep hot drinks hot and cool drinks cool!

No matter how deep you go to green up your brown bag lunch remember, every little bit helps!

Make green choices when packing lunches! Not just green vegetables, but reusable, sustainable options that produce less waste. #cottonbabies


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About the Author

Libby is the marketing director for Cotton Babies. She's an obsessed auntie to three super fun kids. She loves coffee, chocolate, and singing Broadway show tunes.


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