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Plastic Free July product eco-swaps with Munch - rise to the challenge this month

It’s plastic-free July… choose to refuse single-use plastics, this month, and onwards! 

On our Facebook and Instagram, every day for the rest of July we're sharing plastic-free substitutes and WHY they are worth investing in. Our sister brand nil products are also sharing swaps for the rest of July… head over to their socials for double inspiration.

Remember, YOU have the power to influence change in where you choose to spend your money. We can influence plastic manufacturers and businesses; and have the power to inspire others with simple acts like using sustainable alternatives to single-use plastic in everyday activities.

Incoming… Nine simple, cost-efficient, eco-swaps that you don't want to miss!

PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #1

Instead of buying yogurt in individual snack pottles, buy a big tub, and pop it into our handy Reusable Food Pouches!

Munch has the easiest reusable pouches that allow refilling from the top - with no difficult corners where food gets trapped like other designs. These waste-saving pouches come in a handy five-pack, so they're perfect for school lunches, and you can freeze them for later! Too easy...



PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #2

How often do you throw out your dish brush and buy a new one? Monthly?
Well… those old dish brushes will be with us on the planet for over 100 years, trying to break down but just contaminating our soil. Swap to an eco-friendly Wooden Dish Brush. ♻️

Our 100% plastic-free brush range is completely biodegradable in home compost at the end of its life – how good!


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #3
PEGS! Pesky plastic pegs break so fast anyway... invest in the Munch Stainless Steel Pegs and you'll never have that issue. 🤩

Made from STAINLESS STEEL, so they last for a long time, and will NOT get rusty. They may look small but they are mighty strong! They can hold jeans and double layered pants in the wind, no problem.


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #4
Do you say no to plastic straws? How about paper straws? They go so soggy anyway...
Instead, treat yourself to this exquisite set of 4 high-end reusable drinking straws that will take enjoying a fresh juice or an ice cold cocktail to a whole new level! 🍓

Made for lifetime use, they won't end up in our oceans like their alternatives!


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #5
Snap lock bags are so handy, right? Well... did you know there are eco alternatives that are just as convenient? We have developed your plastic-free snacking solution. The Munch Beeswax Snack Bags are ideal for snacks of all sizes, from popcorn, fruit and biscuits to nuts, seeds and crackers.

To use, close the bag by rolling it down and the warmth of your hands will seal it. Simply wipe them down after use and they're ready to be reused! 💛


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #6
Do you wash up with dishwashing liquid? In plastic bottles? The ingredients in traditional dishwashing liquid are so abrasive on your hands - your skin and the planet will thank you for swapping to Munch Dish Soap Bars. ✅

This swap is a goodie, and SO easy to get your hands on. Our Dish soaps are available at Countdown and Woolworths stores nationwide in both NZ and AUS. Simply hold the soap under a running tap and boom! Your dishes will be sparkly in no time. Make the swap in your next grocery shop, you won't regret it. 😉


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #7
We all know those yellow and green scourers - that pick up an awful smell. Next time you need a new one, swap to the Munch Natural Scourer.

It is a great alternative to synthetic sponges/scourers. Made from natural cellulose, this sponge is able to absorb water that's 18 times its own dry weight. PLUS, they don’t collect bad odours like other sponges, and you can safely sanitize them in the dishwasher. So say goodbye to those germy and stinky cleaning sponges. 🙈


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #8
When you have leftovers, do you cover these with cling wrap or tinfoil? Instead... swap to our Munch Organic Cotton Food Covers.

They are reusable, and 100% biodegradable once you're done with them. PLUS - they save you money, as they are a one-time purchase - you can't just run out. 🌎


PLASTIC FREE JULY: effortless eco swap #9
Did you know that many disposable tea bags are made from plastic? Not only is this bad for our soil, but once heated, micro-plastics enter the tea we drink! Next time you're buying tea, make the swap to loose leaf - and pop it into our Munch Reusable Tea Bags.

Information about previously unknown secrets of home-brewed tea has been making the rounds on social media, and some surprising facts are emerging.

⭐️ First and most shocking, there’s actually plastic in many of the popular tea bags on the market.
⭐️As a result of this, you shouldn’t be composting these tea bags, as you’re contaminating the compost with non-biodegradable plastics.
⭐️Since they aren’t compostable or recyclable, they end up as waste in a landfill.

Making the switch to reusable bags can be easy and will work out cheaper in the long run! Loose leaf tea comes in such a huge variety of flavours too...


Go eco-warriors! Choose to refuse single-use plastics today. We hope these effortless eco swaps help to create new habits in your home. Make the world of difference, every day, in every way, with Munch. 💚

PS. don’t forget to enter our Plastic Free July giveaway over on Facebook or Instagram! you could win a whole array of eco swaps…