Sustainable sandwich bags


Sustainable sandwich bags

Re-Usies are cloth sandwich and snack bags with velcro closures that are easy for a child to open and close. Cost-effective and good for the earth, the bags come in 21 different designs (from flowers to football helmets) and can be laundered in the washing machine or the dishwasher.

- Dianna Marder

Re-usies, $15.50 for a two-pack (large is 7.5 by 6 inches; small is 6 by 5) available at


Licorice grows up

Natural Vines is taking soft licorice to a more sophisticated level for adults. Packaged in 8-ounce reclosable bags, it is notable for what it does have - great taste - and for what it does not: artificial colors or flavors, preservatives, trans fats, or high-fructose corn syrup.

- D.M.

Natural Vines licorice in strawberry or black, $3.49 for the 8-ounce bag. Available online at