With September just around the corner, it's time to start thinking about packing school lunches again.
And if you're attempting to keep your kitchen — and kids' lunches — plastic-wrap-free, Calgary native Toni Desrosiers has a solution for you: reusable, eco-friendly food wraps.
Desrosiers, 35, founded her company, Abeego, with her husband, Colin, in 2008.
"I've always been innovative in my own life by solving particular things that I need personally, so that’s really how Abeego began," she tells The Globe and Mail.
"I was unhappy with plastic food wrap and packaging as it was available on the market. We’ve used natural materials to store food for thousands of years so I wanted to uncover techniques from the past to store food and invent something that was going to suit a modern-day need."
Desrosiers used her background in holistic nutrition to her advantage and started researching the history of food preservation. Her miracle solution to replace plastic-wrap: beeswax.Read More »from How to keep those school lunches — and your kitchen — plastic-free