Cooking Tips + Kitchen Tips DIY Plastic-Free Food Wrap

Published on May 13th, 2014 | by Becky Striepe

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Make a Plastic-Free Food Wrap

Make a Plastic-Free Food Wrap

Getting the plastic out of your kitchen can be tough, right? It’s expensive to replace all of your plastic with glass. And glass containers take a lot more space to store than plastic baggies. That’s where a plastic-free food wrap comes in handy. These wraps are water-resistant, and fold to store easily. The best part? You can make them yourself, even if you have no sewing skills at all.

The only special supplies that you need to make a plastic-free food wrap are:

  • pinking shears – If you’re not into sewing or paper crafts, you may not have these special scissors. They give your fabric an edge that won’t fray. You can buy a pair or borrow from a friend! Most people who sew have a pair, so start with your crafty pals.
  • beeswax – If you’re vegan and don’t want to use beeswax for this project, you can try a vegan wax alternative.

Spotted: DIY Food Wrap (via http://craftingagreenworld.com)

Need to pack a sandwich or some snacks for your kiddo? Make a DIY food wrap, and kick plastic baggies to the curb. If you’re a regular reader here, you know that finding food-safe fabric for snack bags is a hot topic. Most water-resistant fabric is…






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My name is Becky Striepe (rhymes with “sleepy”), and I am a crafts and food writer from Atlanta, Georgia with a passion for making our planet a healthier, happier, and more compassionate place to live. My mission is to make vegan food and crafts accessible to everyone!. If you like my work, you can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, and .



  • http://bestangularcheilitistreatment.com Kristine

    Thanks for sharing Becky, this is an excellent idea I’ll definitely try, I’m not a big fan of plastic anything..

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