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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
  • 5 Tips For A Zero-Waste Camping Trip

    Thousands of caravaners and campers have used The Swag range over the past 6 years, and our recent feature in the well-known Caravan World Magazine is a rewarding acknowledgment that some of our products are adored by both eco-warriors and money-savvy travellers.  Read More
  • How To Keep Cucumbers Fresh Using The Swag

    No one likes a mushy cucumber!The Swag helps you keep cucumbers crunchy and nutrient-rich for weeks! Here’s a few tips to ensure you’re making the most out of your cucumbers with this simple storage hack!  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
  • Frankly, My Dear, You Should Give A Damp

    If you’re not seeing two weeks of optimal freshness (on average) then most often, your Swags are either too dry or too damp. So let’s explore just how damp your Swag should be, as well as how to, how much and how often to dampen them!

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  • Storing The Swag: The Crisper vs The Shelf

    You may be wondering why we’re always so insistent on putting your Swags in the “magic” spot of your fridge, the crisper. Well we dive deep into the cold abyss of the fridge to explore their very important role. Read More
  • The Three Most Common Steps Missed When Using The Swag

    We tend to get the same questions or concerns from our Swag fam, and we often discover that one of these three steps are missed by our Swaggers when they use The Swag for the first time. Read More
  • Why keeping your fruit and veggies fresh improves their nutrition content

    Written by Chloe & Jess @health_performance_collective   The shift towards more sustainable food shopping and storage practices has been steadi... Read More
  • 10 Shocking USA Food Waste Statistics

    Food waste is a HUGE global problem, and it’s one of the main reasons I invented The Swag. Did you know that fruits and vegetables are wasted in th... Read More