The popular zipper storage bags just met their match.

By Perri Ormont Blumberg
February 28, 2018
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Ziploc with Veggies
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Plastic cutlery. Saran wrap (don't even get this culinary school grad started). Paper towels.

There's a slew of everyday habits that lead to kitchen waste. Here's one easy way to slash your environmental impact: Quit using Ziploc bags. "What?" you gasp. We know. We had the same thought until we read this fun piece on Apartment Therapy about one gal who decided to break up with the popular plastic bags.

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Like many, we rely on Ziplocs for a variety of storage needs — from freezing sauces to portioning out carrot and celery sticks for the kids — and felt certain there's no better way to do it. Until...

Hello, SUQI Resuable Silicone Food Storage Bags, available on Amazon here. These food grade pouches are your planet-friendly stand-in for the almighty Ziploc, and are darn pretty if we do say so ourselves. They work the same as any plastic resealable bag would, though Apartment Therapy's Arlyn Hernandez notes "they can be a little floppy," and closing the top slider might take some getting used to. But they fare well in the freezer, are dishwasher-safe, and are a true hero when it comes to cutting down on your personal landfill contributions. A triple win or zip — depending on what side of the counter you're on — if you ask us.