Thursday, September 11, 2008

Challenge #18: Microwave Waste-free

Microwave Plate Domes Save PlasticI often heat leftovers for my lunch or cook a side of veggies in the microwave. We have a plastic dome that fits over a plate to keep the food from splattering and to keep the moisture in. These plastic domes are a sure green alternative to using and thowing away a piece of plastic wrap every time the microwave is engaged.

If you don't have a plastic microwavable dome, invest in one! I recall that ours cost about the same as one roll of plastic wrap, and we've been using it for at least a couple of years (well, since we actually got a microwave, which was about two years ago).

Little changes add upThink of other tiny ways that you can make a LOT less garbage!

Avoid plastic wrapThese little things can really make a difference!


1 comment:

HorseJumper12341 said...

Just a thought...but we use ceramic or glass bowls instead. They work just as well..and they are eco-friendly (biodegradable), whereas plastic is not so much.

What a great blog!! Keep going with it, you're a real inspiration! I should really start doing more than I am to surround myself with green.

Thanks!! :)