by Holly Webster, (Keep Australia Beautiful Creative Volunteer)
Say goodbye to wasteful plastic wrap and say hello to the ultimate eco-warrior: beeswax wrap! These wraps are crafted from organic ingredients including beeswax, cotton fabric, and jojoba oil. They are perfect for wrapping food in a sustainable and stylish way. Moreover, they are versatile and can be used for wrapping sandwiches, storing leftovers, and covering food. With the availability of various colours and patterns, they are an ideal way to add a pop of personality to your lunchbox.
In addition to being an environmentally friendly option, beeswax wraps are also a cost-effective alternative to plastic wraps. They can last up to a year if properly cared for and are biodegradable, which means that they don’t contribute to environmental pollution.
If you’re concerned about the chemicals found in some plastic wraps, beeswax wrap is an excellent solution. They are easy to clean and maintain – a quick wash with mild soap and cool water is all that’s required. You can even extend their lifespan using a beeswax refresher block, making them an even more sustainable option.
These wraps are multi-functional and can be used to cover bowls, plates, bread loaves, and are perfect for picnics and road trips. However, it’s important to note that they should be kept away from raw meat and hot foods.
By using beeswax wraps, you’re not only making a conscious choice to reduce your carbon footprint, but you’re also supporting small, local businesses. Many beeswax wrap producers are small-scale operations run by artisans who care deeply about the environment and the products they create. By
purchasing from them, you’re helping to support a sustainable, ethical industry.
Making the switch to beeswax wraps is a small change that can make a big impact. Not only are they environmentally friendly and cost-effective, but they’re also stylish, versatile and ethical. So why not give them a try and see how easy it is to go green?
Beeswax wraps are the bee’s knees!