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10 Tips for ''Green'' School Lunches

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Green school lunch ideas, steel water bottle for kids

Skip Juice Boxes and Bottled Drinks


The convenience of juice boxes and bottled drinks might be tough to give up. But disposable drink containers are among the sturdiest, most wasteful kinds of food packaging. Try to replace them with a reusable stainless-steel or BPA-free plastic drink container, which you can fill with your child's drink of choice. Don't reuse disposable plastic drink containers because they can breed bacteria. Crocodile Creek makes lots of cute stainless steel water bottles and food jars for kids.

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