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eco-friendly version of clingfilm?

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mimsum Mon 07-Jan-08 22:57:37

does anyone know where I can get an eco-friendly equivalent of clingfilm - pref reusable - for things like sandwiches, wrapping cheese in so doesn't go hard etc

I'm sure I've seen something like it but can't find it right now


whomovedmychocolate Mon 07-Jan-08 23:02:39

Do you mean the cornstarch stuff - I don't think it's reusable and I've never seen it in the shops but I think you can get it online if you google.

whomovedmychocolate Mon 07-Jan-08 23:05:37

This is the stuff I was thinking off here don't think you can buy it though.

What's wrong with tuppaware? Or a paper bag?

exbatt Tue 08-Jan-08 10:03:50

I've seen eco-friendly versions in many health-food-type shops.

However, the best bet is to use containers with lids or paper bags or similar. Those lock & lock type containers are good. Or I have reverted to doing what my mum and gran always did - put food in a bowl with a small plate on top as a lid, or the other way round, food on plate with cereal bowl to cover. This works a treat.

For sandwiches in lunchboxes I either use a lock & lock box (I like the ones with removable dividers in, although I have to take at least one divider out to fit the sandwich in!), or I use a larger plastic lunchbox and inside that is a variety of different sized containers holding sandwiches, fruit, cake etc.

Califrau Tue 08-Jan-08 10:07:46

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exbatt Tue 08-Jan-08 10:29:20

You can get the 'showercap' things here too, but I never found they lasted that well. You can also get more fancy covers with beaded edges, but I don't know they stand up to everday use.

whomovedmychocolate Tue 08-Jan-08 20:23:24

I'm a big fan of lock and locks also, not least because thieving little hands can't open them and nick my chocolates grin

200shona200 Thu 16-Jan-14 11:14:42

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