How to Pack an Eco-Delicious Lunch

31 Aug

When you throw things away, where do you think “away” is? Exactly! No. Such. Place.

Are you aware that taking or buying a disposable lunch to school or work each day creates a total of 30 kilograms of waste every year? (fyi – that’s about the weight of a grade 2 student). Packing a litterless lunch can save you money AND time (now we’ve got your attention!), and it’s certainly healthier.
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The Truth About Plastic

17 Aug

It’s something that crosses our path many times each day, but how much do you really know about plastic?

Did you know Americans use 2,500,000 plastic bottles every HOUR?

Did you know our bodies can absorb the chemicals in plastics?

Did you know every piece of plastic that was ever made still exists today?

Learn The Truth About Plastic in this awesome infographic from, and 10 simple steps to stop using it. Let’s shrink our plastic footprint.

Litterless Lunch Accessories

9 Aug

One should never over-accessorize, but when it comes to litterless lunches, it’s important to have a little eco-reusable-bling.

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Free Podcast : Can You TakeOut WithOut?

3 Aug

Of course you can! To find out what you can do, and what restaurants can do to reduce waste, just sit back, relax, and listen to this Free Dandelion Podcast with an interview with our very own Lisa Borden (because we have to know better before we can do better).

You can even download this interview for free on iTunes and take it with you on the go! *Don’t forget to pack the reusables too!

Great Stainless Reusables

26 Jul

High quality stainless steel is shiny and safe, free from BPA, PVC, and Phthalates, and is durable, unbreakable, and recyclable. Use them and reuse them. Rinse and repeat.
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Trash Talking on CBC Radio. Food Trash that is.

17 Jul

Laura Di Battista, host of Here and Now Toronto, discussed Toronto’s Food Trash and the Takeout Without Campaign with food columnist Sarah Elton. Elton recently interviewed TOWO creator Lisa Borden to speak about our campaign, and why it’s important for restaurant goers and owners to participate in reducing restaurant waste. Catch what to do, where to dine, and what to bring with you so that we can keep our city (and ultimately the world) a cleaner and greener place to live.

Listen to the program here!

Great Glass Gear

9 Jul

It’s incredible how one of the oldest natural materials is making a comeback in reusables (cue cheering!). Whether for food or drink, these glass goods will make everything taste clean and fresh.
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