Yahoo.com - Featuring Glass Bottle with Classic Cap - July 9, 2015

July 9, 2015

Remember what it feels like to get excited for lunch? You don’t need high-tech equipment or even finely tuned kitchen skills to build the midday meal of your dreams. In fact, with just a little strategic planning and a touch of creativity, your brown bag could be on its way to interoffice stardom. Here’s how to reclaim your afternoon break with spirit, substance, and super fresh ideas.

Shown here: Bamboo Rice Salad, Market Street Grocery. Lifefactory Reusable BPA/BPS-Free Glass Bottle, East End Food Co-op...

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CookingLight.com - Featuring Storage Collection - July 9, 2015

July 9, 2015

A little over a decade ago, plastics manufacturers ditched a chemical known as DEHP because it was identified as a probable carcinogen. DEHP was replaced with another series of phthalates and environmental chemicals. As it turns out, these may not be any better than the DEHP they replaced. Case in point: A new study from Hypertension suggests that these replacements may cause some of the same negative health effects as the chemical they replaced...

So is it finally time to say let’s ditch plastic forever? Well, no, not yet. These studies don’t prove definitively that there is this connection between chemicals in our plastics and health problems...

In the meantime, here are some smart tips for better using plastic food storage containers:

5) Use glass. I’ve become a big fan of glass containers in recent months. In fact, I’m on a one-woman mission to rid my house of plastic. It isn’t necessarily for health reasons. I just like having vessels I can store, heat, and eat from without worry. Here are a few of my favorites:

Lifefactory‘s 1-, 2-, and 4-cup containers with a nonslip silicone sleeve.

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FabFitFun.com - Featuring Small Beverage Glass - July 7, 2015

July 7, 2015

Summer Sundays are made for picnics in the park with dear friends, delicious bites, and endless amounts of sunshine. And to make sure your picnic setup is Instagram-worthy, we’ve compiled a list of must-have essentials. From a wicker shoulder bag that holds champagne to a country chic picnic blanket, you can’t go wrong with these fab finds...

Lifefactory Beverage Glass
Whether it’s a mimosa or chilled soup, these BPA-free beverage glasses are the perfect addition to any picnic. And the silicone sleeve makes them easy to transport, as they’re super sturdy.

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SeattleTimes.com - Featuring Small Beverage Glasses - July 6, 2015

July 6, 2015

It’s far too hot to turn on the oven, but you can’t eat ice cream for every meal.

So check out these summer-inspired cooking and dining pieces, to make the most of your tomato harvests, picnics, barbecues and farmers-market trips.

OUTDOOR DINING: Take advantage of the evening breeze and move your dinner outdoors. The new Lifefactory Small Beverage Glasses  allow you to use real glassware without the risk of breakage.

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PasteMagazine.com - Featuring Large Wine Glasses - July 3, 2015

July 3, 2015

Gear Geek: Culinary Gear

As with the True Pint and the Solo cup, there’s no reason to drink wine out plastic. Lifefactory wraps their glass vessels with BPA/BPS-free silicone sleeves that provide grip and serious protection against the elements like a hard drop on concrete. This is the kind of glass made for the rugged confines of the outdoors (or a hotel pool), and they’re dishwasher-safe. The design and color options also add a bit of playful whimsy.

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