THE SWAG BLOG

food waste

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Spinach Lasagna

    Lasagna is a family dish that’s loved by all when served at family gatherings, dinner parties or date nights. If you’re looking for a heart-warming and mouthwatering recipe, don’t look any further! The best part about this recipe is it’s very adaptable - you can add mushrooms or eggplant to the spinach or swap out for a meat alternative! Read More
  • 5 Brands We Love For A Plastic-Free Picnic

    A lot of you know the ins and outs of a special and memorable picnic so why not make it memorable AND waste-free? Read More
  • How To Store and Keep Leafy Greens Fresh For Longer

    Whether it be lettuce, bok choy, Swiss chard, kale or spinach, just what exactly is best practice for keeping leafy greens fresh for as long as possible?

     

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  • 5 Thrifty Ways To Use Your Leftovers

    Americans alone waste on average an additional 5 million pounds of food between Thanksgiving and New Year's.* Here at The Swag, we're all about lightening our impact, reducing food waste and avoiding plastic. So we're sharing five ways you can put your leftovers to good use!

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  • International Day of Awareness for Food Waste and Loss

    Have you ever researched what impact you as a consumer has on the world and our food supply chains? 

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