THE SWAG BLOG

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  • The Swag’s inaugural 2021 Food Waste Prevention Report

    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
  • How To Store High Ethylene Produce In The Swag?

    The Swag’s intelligent, patented design features breathable, cotton layers that allow your produce to breathe at their own pace and thrive! Thanks to the multi-layer technology behind The Swag, you can store any combination of fruit, veg and leafy greens in one Swag without worrying if high ethylene produce will ripen other produce inside the bag. 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
  • Rhubarb Crumble

    Earthy and simple, use seasonal and fresh rhubarb to cook this classic family dessert that will bring comfort and childhood memories at the dinner table.  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
  • Asparagus Risotto

    Risotto is a delicious meal that can be prepared to suit any taste with a variety of ingredients. It’s the perfect dish where you can throw in those remaining few veggies on their last days. 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 (Other) Ways to Use Your Swag Produce Bags

    You may be surprised to know that our Swag Produce Bags are quite versatile - in and out of the kitchen! From being your #1 sidekick when shopping for loose leaves or nuts, to everyday storage, your Produce Bags are sure to keep you covered! Continue reading to find out how to get the most out of your Swag Produce Bags!  Read More
  • 10 Tips for Zero-Waste Entertaining

    Aiming for a completely waste-free party may be some work, but lucky for you, we’ve curated 10 tips for zero-waste entertainment to make it easier for your next event!  Read More