As all we know, there are many kinds of food storage containers based on the materials such as plastic, glass, and stainless steel food storage. The first two storage containers have been widely discussed. How about stainless steel containers? Do you know that they can be better than plastic and even glass?
First, it is safe. Unlike plastic that can harm the body due to the harmful chemicals that may leak in high temperature, stainless steel in non-toxic material. That is why you can put just anything in it, including acidic foods. Trust me, there won’t be any harmful chemical reaction occurs. This is probably the most important reason why people prefer stainless steel to plastic.
Moreover, stainless steel has a more attractive look than plastic. You know, over time, plastic food containers can get stained and discolored especially if they are frequently used. . Stainless steel storage, however, will always look clean as they are, just like the name, stainless.
Although stainless steel food storage can scratch, it won’t break. This is what makes it better than glass. As long as you don’t drop it into hard surface, the storage will be fine. Another advantage it can offer is the durability.
Do you know that stainless food storage can last three times longer than plastic storage? For long term use, therefore, it is less expensive than plastic. Is it leak-proof and airtight? Well, not all of stainless containers are airtight and leak-resistant. When shopping, choose those with silicone seals and locking clips that allow them to be airtight and leak-proof.
Such clips and seals allow you to transport any liquid such as purees, milk, and the like with no leak. Even mothers can keep breast milk or foods for baby in the container without worry. How about you?
Using stainless steel food storage is a good way to introduce good habits to your children that is to reduce, reuse, and recycle. No litter and garbage will be produced since the food storage can be brought back home, washed, and used again and again. Even is someday you don’t want to use the stainless food storage anymore, it can be recycled easily.
So, from now on forget using plastic or sandwich bags to wrap your children’s’ lunch. Start using eco-friendly alternative that is stainless steel food containers. This is one of the ways to save the planet and, most importantly, save our health as well.