At about $1 a piece, glass canning jars let you reduce your reliance on plastic without breaking the bank.
There are good reasons to use less plastic for storing and eating food and drinks. However, replacing all your plastic Tupperware with glass containers can cost a fortune! Enter Mason jars (or other glass canning jars). At about $1 per jar, they let you reduce your reliance on plastic without breaking the bank. Try some of these ideas at home:
Keep your eye out for Mason jars. They’re even popping up in trendy restaurants. By employing some of these creative tricks, you can be as fashionable and eco-conscious as anyone!
— By Julia Simpson, 2012-2013 Bastyr dietetic intern, and Debra Boutin, MS, RD, chair and dietetic internship director, Department of Nutrition and Exercise Science at Bastyr University.
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