We have a lot of plastic containers that we use for lunches, leftovers etc. They are mostly yogurt, margarine, cottage cheese and chinese food containers. A lot of people are attempting to reduce or completely eliminate plastic from their lives and yet I sit here will a full (like close the door quickly before the stuff falls out kind of full) cupboard of plastic containers.
I don't heat food in them. Just store stuff in our fridge or take it to work with me to keep sandwiches and snacks in.We could replace all the plastic with glass or stainless steel containers. But which is worse?
Getting rid of all that plastic that is technially still in good condition and can be used over and over again and get glass/stainless steel.
Keep the plastic and use it until it can't be used anymore and then replace with glass/stainless?
Note - all the plastic containers are accepted by our regions recycling program.
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