- Featuring Storage Collection - March 11, 2015

March 11, 2015

Whether you’re bringing lunch to work in an old takeout quart container, storing leftovers after a big meal in a matching set of snap-top plastic bowls, or packing a dish for a potluck dinner in oven-safe glass, food storage solutions are a necessity in every kitchen... That’s why we set out to find the top contenders in the world of food containers.

11. Lifefactory Glass Storage with Silicone Protection
Multicolored silicone sleeves are more than just a bright accessory on Lifefactory containers: They allow for safe transfer of these storage containers into the oven, fridge, freezer, and dishwasher, plus the added bonus of passing the drop test from almost any height.

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March 1, 2015

You thought you were being so smart , taking swigs from your BPA-free water bottle between sets at the gym. "No endocrine disruption for me!" you probably told yourself. But it now appears that even the "healthier" plastics used to make baby bottles, baggies, food storage containers, and more contain something just as icky—it's called, uncreatively, BPS. (Bisphenol S, 4,4'-sulfonyldiphenol, if you want to get technical.) And chances are it's in your body as we speak. Here's what you need to know.

• Don't microwave plastics or wash them in the dishwasher.
• Don't drink hot liquids from a plastic mug. Invest in stainless steel or use ceramic or glass. (Same goes for food storage .) This is especially important if you drink hot coffee or tea throughout the day.
• Store leftovers in glass. We like Lifefactory's new glass storage containers, which are wrapped in colorful silicone to prevent breakage. (

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