The Best Plastic-Free Food Storage Containers

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Listed below are 100% some of the best plastic-free container sets:

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For health reasons, it makes sense to seek out non-plastic containers. Some good substitutes for plastic are:

  • Borosilicate glass (Tempered Glass)
  • Regular glass
  • Stainless steel
  • Ceramics

For the material used for the container seals, food-grade silicone is typically the best choice. There are two standards:

  • LFGB food-grade silicone (European standard) – LFGB stands for “Lebensmittel-, Bedarfsgegenstände-und Futtermittelgesetzbuch,” which translates to “Foods, Consumer Goods and Feedstuffs Code” in English.
  • FDA food-grade silicone (U.S. standard) – FDA stands for “Food and Drug Administration” or the U.S. federal agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health

Silicone products that pass either one of these tests are safe for human use. LFGB silicone is slightly more expensive and is generally considered to be of higher quality than FDA silicone.

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