THE SWAG BLOG

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  • The Swag’s Annual Plastic & Food Waste Prevention Report (2022-2023)

    Ladies, gentlemen and everyone else in between, it's time to give a round of applause to the real heroes of this story: Our Swaggers! In 2022, these savvy shoppers joined forces with The Swag's produce bags to save the planet one trip to the grocery store at a time. In The Swag's 2022 Sustainable Impact Report, we showcase the jaw-dropping results of our combined efforts to reduce food waste and plastic pollution. So sit back, grab a snack (preferably one saved from the jaws of spoilage by The Swag) and get ready to laugh at the absurdity of how easy it is to make a difference! Read More
  • How To Store Celery In The fridge

    Celery is a super-food vegetable that contains antioxidants, calcium, potassium and vitamins, but often we don’t need to use a lot of it when making recipes, and it can often go to waste. This month we’re sharing the best way to store your celery to keep these crunch stalks fresh for longer, so you can buy in bulk fearlessly and get the juicer ready for a celery detox or a Bloody Mary - whatever mood you’re in 😉). Read More
  • Preserved Citrus Peel

    Citrus peels can be composted in very light quantities but often end up in the bin. However, there are better (and more delicious!) ways to reduce citrus waste - by preserving them! Preserved citrus peels go well with fish, vegetables, soups, pasta, sauces and salads - perfect to lift any summer dish! Not only do they add depth to any meal but they can also be  unique, little homemade gifts. Read More
  • Top Tips To Remove Stains on Your Swags

    Loving your Swags, but it shows? Luckily stains don’t affect the efficacy of the patented Swag technology. We get it, our Swags are pretty cute, and it’s nice to keep them looking that way so here are four ways to keep your 100% natural Swags looking as fresh as the produce inside them! Read More
  • What Is The Difference Between The Starter Pack And The Organic Starter Pack?

    Quite a few Swaggers have asked us the differences between our best-seller, the Starter Pack, and our brand new Organic Starter Pack so we’ve listed the most important differences in the table below. Read More
  • Baked Apples

    This baked apple recipe is for you if you’re looking for an easy, sweet, comforting dessert to bid farewell to Summer. Pink Ladies and Granny Smiths are great baking apples, but you can choose any kind you like as long as it has a firm texture and a good bit of acidity. Read More
  • 10 Ways To Save Money And Reduce Household Waste

    There are so many ways you can save a penny here and there while also doing favours for the planet! Each cent adds up, and with the rising cost of living, now is more important than ever to find ways to not only reduce waste, but to reduce our spending! Read More
  • 5 Documentaries About Sustainability & The Environment For All Ages

    If you’re looking at exploring the world, nature and the challenges it faces without leaving your couch, there’s plenty of resources for you! Sustainability documentaries allow us to discover nature’s beauty and give us ideas to change the world step by step.  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