View Poll Results: How do you store your food?

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  • 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%
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  1. #21


    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

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  3. #22


    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


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


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Plastic or glass for food storage?