Over the past few years, people are finding simple alternatives to replace plastic from our day-to-day lives.

However, it isn’t that tough a job to stop this cycle by finding easier ways to replace plastic bags and use effective ways to store food.

Especially, refrigerating fresh produce in plastic bags has been an age-old practice.

However, there are several interesting ways of simply replacing plastic bags and storing food in a smart way.

Read on as we share interesting ways of storing foods.

1. Transparent glass boxes

Glass boxes, jars and bottles have turned out to be a fad among people, not because they look nice, but also because they are great for storing fresh foods. These simple glass boxes are no less than a long term investment and can be maintained and cleaned easily, which makes them super easy to use.

2. Washable cloth bags

Going for a cloth bag can be a small and long term investment, but it is certainly the best way to refrigerate food. The best thing about a cloth bag is that you can simply wash it, reuse and recycle it. Thus, is great for the environment. In fact, cloth bags are easily available online and buying them is is just a small investment for a bright future. You cam store your vegetables like tomato, brinjal and cucumber in them.

3. Wrapping veggies in newspaper

A simple way of reusing your daily newspaper, although it will hurt the emotions of the writer, but if you see this practice in a broader perspective, it is saving the planet from the use of plastic. And paper is simply recyclable! You can wash veggies and pat dry them with a clean cloth, and wrap them in a newspaper. This will not only restore the freshness and will also increase the shelf life of fresh produce.

4. Add removable attachments in the fridge

Now, this is simple and is a one time investment, which will not only make your refrigerator more organised, but at the same time will help in minimising the use of plastic. These extra attachments are easily available in the market and can be used effectively to store food.