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September 2013
DIY Freezer Pack no plastic

A DIY Plastic-Free Ice Pack / Freezer Pack

0 comments | Posted By Life Without Plastic On September 17, 2013 Category: Alternatives to Plastic

21 August 2013 — To keep a lunch you prepared for your child – or for yourself – cool until it is time to eat it, many people use an ice pack made of plastic with a gel-like substance inside that contains additives (hopefully non-toxic ones, but you never know – that blue gel stuff doesn’t exactly look healthy and natural). An ice pack can add a lot of weight to a lunch bag and uses space that could otherwise be occupied by an extra lunch item. The best way to avoid adding unnecessary plastic and weight to your lunch bag is to freeze a lunch item that is intended to be eaten.  

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