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  • Eggplant Shakshuka

    Shakshuka is a Magrebi dish traditionally eaten for breakfast, but we think is perfect for a healthy lunch or dinner too! Are the kids having trouble eating eggplant? Sprinkle some feta for an even more delicious meal. Read More
  • 5 Startups That Are Fighting Plastic

    Plastic Free July is upon us, and the third day of the month also marks Plastic Bag Free Day. As we are a business with purpose, that cares about the planet, people and its future, we share deep appreciation for this month,what it honours and for all of the amazing businesses doing their part to reduce plastic. Read More
  • Which Swag Is Best For Your Household?

    Sometimes we are asked how many Swags a household should buy, and which Swag is best suited to them. If you’re just getting started Swagging, then this is for you! This is also a great reference to have if you ever decide to purchase Swags as a gift for friends or family!  Read More
  • The Swag’s Inaugural Food Waste Prevention Report (2021-2022)

    Food waste is a global issue that exists at all stages of production and distribution, including  picking, transportation, manufacturing, retail, and at home. Food waste accounts for 8% of the total greenhouse gas emissions worldwid. The Swag can help reduce household food waste, lower the threat to our food security and lessen the amount of plastic bags in landfills. Read More
  • The Swag is (finally) going organic!

    The Swag is now the world's first, award-winning, 100% GOTS Certified Organic, non-toxic, reusable, machine-washable, and compostable food storage and produce bag, scientifically proven to keep fruit and veggies fresh for 2+ weeks. Read More
  • Why Plastic-Free Tea Bags Are Better For Your Health?

    Plastic tea bags release billions of nanoplastics and microplastics in water when brewed at 95°C. Microplastics are plastic fragments that are less than 5 mms in length each but larger than nanoplastics. Read More
  • 5 Reasons The Swag Is Better Than Plastic Food Containers

    You may have come across cheap plastic containers dedicated to storing fruit and vegetables. But if you think these are a cost effective and better substitute than The Swag - think again! Storing your favourite fresh produce in containers is one great method of avoiding plastic bags, but compared to The Swag, is not as effective. Read More
  • 5 Tips For A Healthy Soil

    The fruit and veggies of Charlie’s Community garden are always incredibly abundant, vibrant and flavorful, and Judith says the secret comes down to the quality of the soil.. This month, we share some of Judith’s top tips to achieve   healthy soil - no matter if you have a garden, a balcony or a few window sill pots. Read More
  • 5 Ways To Reuse Your Swag

    We’ve gathered a few zero-waste solutions to reuse your Swag that won’t cost the Earth but actually feed it! Read More