View Poll Results: How do you store your food?

Voters
17. You may not vote on this poll
  • Plastic is verboten in our whole house.

    0 0%
  • I try storing food in glass or ceramic only.

    8 47.06%
  • I use both, depending on whats practical and handy.

    8 47.06%
  • I love my tupperware, we simply avoid chewing on it.

    1 5.88%
Multiple Choice Poll.
Page 3 of 3 FirstFirst 1 2 3
Results 21 to 23 of 23
  1. #21

    Default

    We just replaced everything with Weck glass containers. As freaking expensive as they are in the U.S., it's worse in Canada. But we bit the bullet. They are very nice. The uniform tops are a plus because the components are stackable and interchangeable.
    DD age 9, Grade 4ish

    Eclectic. We do music, math English, history/geography/culture, Russian and science. Lots and lots of reading. I blog at suzukiexperience.com

    WARNING: Unwittingly, I may occasionally say things to which you take offence.

  2. Ratings Request Leaderboard
  3. #22

    Default

    I went through the whole avoiding plastic thing, then mellowed. Seriously, if the supermarket chicken comes packaged in plastic wrap (which transports plasticizer much more readily than rigid plastics) what is the point in transferring it to a glass container, once it is home?

    That said, I won't microwave anything in plastic, nor would I ever dream of using those plastic "oven bags" that you're supposed to actually bake food in, right in a plastic bag.

    But I do occasionally open a can of tomato paste without qualms about BPA. I was helped on this journey of reality- checking by the knowledge that some people who went way out of their way to eat only organic and were super-fastidious about all exposures (read: yuppies without lots of kids or a budget to worry about!) still had wicked polluted blood like the rest of us, when tested.

    Support local and organic? Sure, when I can afford it. But eschew anything from a can ever? No. It appears there is no rock to hide under when it comes to global ubiquity of pollutants: we're all in this together.
    Last edited by crunchynerd; 12-02-2016 at 03:04 PM.
    Middle-aged mom of 4 kids spanning a 10-year age range, homeschooling since 2009, and a public school mom also, since 2017.

  4. #23

    Default

    Is it untrendy to use cans of tomato paste now, too?
    Homeschooling DS13, DS6.

    Atheist.

    My spelling was fine, then my brain left me.

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
About us

SecularHomeschool.com was created to provide information, resources, and a place to share and connect with secular homeschoolers across the world. Secularhomeschool.com aims to be your one-stop shop for all things homeschool! We will be highlighting information about wonderful secular homeschool resources, and keeping you up to date with what is going on in the world of secular homeschooling. But that is only the beginning. SHS is your playground. A place to share the things that are important to you. A place to create and join groups that share your interests. A place to give and get advice. There are no limits to what you can do at Secular Homeschool, so join today and help build the community you have always wanted.

SecularHomeschool.com is a community and information source where secular homeschoolers ARE the majority. It is the home for non-religious homeschoolers, eclectic homeschoolers, freethinking homeschoolers AND anyone interested in homeschooling irrespective of religion. This site is an INCLUSIVE community that recognizes that homeschoolers choose secular homeschool materials and resources for a variety of reasons and to accomplish a variety of personal and educational goals. Although SecularHomeschool.com, and its members, have worked hard to compile a comprehensive directory of secular curricula, it does not attest that all materials advertised on our site, in our newsletters, or on our social media profiles are 100% secular. Rather, SecularHomeschool.com respects the aptitude of each individual homeschool parent to fully research any curriculum before acquiring it, to ensure that it holistically meets the educational, personal, and philosophical goals of each homeschooler.

Join us
Plastic or glass for food storage?