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Safe Lunchboxes

Safe Lunchboxes

Q: I am flumoxed about lunchboxes. I really don’t want my child to eat school lunches that are less healthy than I can make, but I’ve read that lunchboxes can contaminate food with lead and plastics. Do you have safe lunchbox recommendations? –Sharron, MI

A: Making healthy lunches at home is a great idea, as is packing the food in the safest way. Care2′s Green Living editor Melissa Breyer has written a great article on lunchboxes as part of our Easy Greening series. Read about the issues, recommendations, and reader contributions to the subject, here: Lunchboxes: Easy Greening

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Annie is a renowned expert in non-toxic and green living. She was named one of the top 20 environmental leaders by Body and Soul Magazine and "the foremost expert on green living." - Body & Soul Magazine, 2009. Learn Annie's latest eco-friendly news on, a website dedicated to healthy and green living.


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Bento boxes.

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