If you’re looking to adopt more of a zero-waste lifestyle in the kitchen, or simply want to cut back on your consumption of plastic, experts say a simple-but-meaningful change is replacing disposable food-storage containers with something reusable. Stasher has become a Strategist favorite for its durable silicone bags with a “pinch-loc” seal that basically function like Ziplocs — except you never have to throw them out. The bags are not only airtight and leakproof, but they can also be heated in a microwave, thrown in the freezer, and used in sous vide cooking. Used bags can be cleaned by hand or thrown in a dishwasher. Like Ziplocs, Stasher bags come in a bunch of sizes, including snack size, sandwich size, half-gallon, and two larger stand-up sizes (mid and mega). Buying them individually can add up, which is why anyone looking for a one-and-done option should consider one of the brand’s sets like this seven-pack bundle that includes one bag in all of the aforementioned sizes, plus an extra snack and sandwich bag. Normally $96, we found it on sale for $72 — or 25 percent off — which breaks down to around $10 a bag (for comparison’s sake, the largest mega bag included in the set goes for $30 if purchased individually). If you’re not ready to go all-in, the sandwich bag, the stand-up midsize bag, and the stand-up mega-size bag are also 25 percent off. The snack-size bag is on sale individually, too, for 20 percent off.
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