On our quest for a more sustainable world, it’s important to look at our daily lives and examine what small changes can be made to be more eco-friendly. One way to work towards a greener planet is by ridding your cabinets of the classic brown lunch bag. Though it seems like something so harmless, the effects of using one-use bags for lunch are detrimental. Converting tree wood to paper is a highly energy intensive process that requires large amounts of water, energy and chemicals, and can even release toxic chemicals into the air and water.

So rather than contribute to the damaging process that produces paper lunch bags, try investing in a reusable lunchbox! Not only will you be reducing paper and plastic waste, but you’ll be saving money and the planet all at once. Here are a few options that we absolutely love:

Bentgo Salad On-The-Go, $14.99: Perfect for big salads or bowls of pasta, the Bentgo Salad On-The-Go Container is perfect for preparing your lunch the night before. With one large container, meant for the base of your meal, and 4 separate compartments intended for snacks, dressings or toppings, this Bentgo box is the perfect option for those of us on the go! Best of all, Bentgo is a proud supporter of Feed the Children, and each purchase on their website helps the lives of children in America and around…