The world is rapidly shifting towards a more eco-friendly lifestyle. And, with several eco-friendly alternatives now available in the market, PLA ziplock bags have definitely offered a great way to organize, store and innovate our daily routines.
Ziplocks are mostly used for storing, but we love getting creative with these remarkable resealable bags, and here are 10 must-try hacks with our PLA bags.
What Are PLA Ziplock Bags?
Before we get into our personal favorite hacks, here's a bit on PLA resealable bags. PLA, or polylactic acid, is a biodegradable and recyclable polyester derived from plants like sugarcane or corn.
Our PLA ziplock bags are made from cornstarch. Being 100% plant-based and certified compostable, these bags come with a tight zip lock mechanism that keeps the moisture out and ensures your food remains fresh and safe. Moreover, with absolutely zero toxins or chemicals, our PLA ziplock bags are made safe for your food and also the planet.
10 Easy Hacks for PLA Ziplock Bags
Let's get started! Here are our personal favorite and super easy PLA ziplock bag hacks you ought to try:
1. Storing your kitchen wonders.
Say goodbye to traditional plastic storage containers and welcome PLA ziplocks into your kitchen. These versatile bags are perfect for storing fresh produce, leftovers, and meal prep ingredients. The airtight seal ensures your food stays fresher for longer, reducing both food waste and your carbon footprint. Think of it as a green upgrade to your kitchen essentials.
2. On-the-go snacking like a pro.
For those of us constantly on the move, PLA ziplocks are a game-changer for on-the-go snacking. Package your favorite nuts, fruits, or even homemade trail mix in these bags, providing a convenient and eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastic bags. The durability of PLA ziplock ensures your snacks are secure and your conscience clear.
3. DIY sous vide preps
Taking a cue from the kitchen, compostable PLA ziplocks bags can step into the realm of sous vide cooking. Their heat-resistant properties make them a sustainable choice for this precise cooking technique. Seal in the flavors while embracing a plastic-free approach to sous vide, aligning your culinary skills with your commitment to eco-conscious living.
4. Some greenhouse gardening
Extend the use of PLA ziplock to your green thumb endeavors. These bags can serve as mini greenhouses for seed germination and plant propagation. The clear material allows sunlight to penetrate while creating a controlled environment for your plants to thrive. Sustainable gardening just got a whole lot easier.
5. Decluttering your space and conscience
Who said an organization can't be stylish and sustainable? Utilize PLA ziplock to declutter your spaces, whether it's organizing your desk, bathroom, or kid's toys. The transparency of the bags allows for easy identification of contents, making it a visually appealing solution to tidying up with a green twist.
6. For planet-safe and happy travels
Whether you're packing shampoo for a weekend getaway or organizing your toiletries for an extended trip, PLA or cornstarch ziplock bags are leak-proof champions. Ditch the disposable plastic travel bottles and embrace a more sustainable approach to packing. These bags are not only durable but also comply with travel regulations, making your journeys both hassle-free and eco-conscious.
7. Back-to-school lunches
Parents, rejoice! PLA ziplocks are a parent's best friend when it comes to sustainable school lunches. Use them to pack sandwiches, snacks, or even cut-up fruits. The secure seal ensures that lunches stay fresh until it's time for the kids to dig in, all while instilling the values of sustainability in the younger generation.
8. DIY ice packs
Injuries and sore muscles don't stand a chance against PLA ziplocks turned DIY ice packs. Fill them with water, seal, and freeze for a sustainable alternative to single-use ice packs. Not only do you save money, but you also contribute to reducing the plastic waste generated by traditional cold packs.
9. For some artful and creative endeavors
Get your creative juices flowing by incorporating PLA ziplocks into your crafting sessions. They make fantastic mess-free paint palettes for kids or convenient storage for small craft supplies. With easy zip and seal functionality, PLA ziplock transforms into creative companions that make crafting both enjoyable and eco-conscious.
10. Storage solutions made easy
Give your gifts a sustainable makeover with PLA ziplocks online as gift wrap alternatives. Whether it's homemade treats, small trinkets, or personalized notes, these bags add a unique touch to your presents. Tie them up with reusable ribbon or twine for a zero-waste gift-giving experience that's as thoughtful as it is environmentally friendly.