Having an alternative to plastic is SO great - I love feeling like I'm doing something positive for both the planet and my health@sarahs_spoonful
Just as gorgeous as it looked online, everyone asks where I got my new container and I love that it is plastic freeSaskia, Mum of one, Sydney AU
As the world's only grass with a fibrous stem Bamboo regrows as soon as it is cut, growing up to three and a half metres per year.
An extensive peer reviewed study in the EHP Journal¹ (supported by the U.S. National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences) found that all plastic (especially BPA free) food containers leeched chemicals that increased estrogenic activity.
This leeching alters hormonal activity in the body and can produce many health-related problems, such as early puberty, reduced sperm counts and increased rates of breast, ovarian, testicular, and prostate cancers.
We choose not to use Stainless Steel as our Plastic alternative, because it has a number of problems. The stainless steel used for lunch boxes is not of the same quality as the stainless steel for cookware. This means that over time with use the containers begin to leech chromium and nickel into the food.
¹ Yang et. al. 2011 EHP