Best Bamboo Lunch Boxes That Are Eco Friendly

Bamboo lunch box

Having a bamboo lunch box is a much more eco-friendly choice than plastic alternatives, as bamboo is a naturally grown product that is biodegradable. The more we can do to reduce the amount of plastic consumption in our lifestyle choices will ultimately help reduce the volume of products ending up in landfill. 

Not only do bamboo lunch boxes contain less harmful toxins compared to plastic versions, but they also look much more appealing too – after all you eat with your eyes first!

So whether you’re looking for a lunch box to use at work, school or to take on a picnic, we have rounded up the best bamboo lunch boxes for you, in the list below. 

Bamboo lunch box sets you’ll love

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Personalised Bamboo and Metal Lunch Box

This lunch box is both eco friendly and personalisable as you can select to engrave the bamboo lid with your name – which should keep wandering hands away from your lunch if you tend to store it in a communal fridge, or if you have multiple children and adults in the household. It comes with a security strap to keep it closed tightly and a bamboo knife and fork. 

Personalised Bamboo and Metal Lunch Box
Personalised Bamboo and Metal Lunch Box
  • Key feature: Personalisable lid.
  • Materials used: Bamboo lid, knife and fork and metal lunch box base.
  • Capacity: 600ml.
  • Suitability: Not suitable for the microwave or freezer and only the metal base is suitable for the dishwasher. We’d advise you to hand wash.

Cost £17.99 – buy here

Stylish Bamboo and Corn Starch Lunch box

Designed by homeware designer Emily O’Connor, this unique blue wave styled lunch box is as fashionable as it is sustainable. 5% of all profits made from purchases of this lunch box go to The Surfers Against Sewage charity, which is setup to reduce plastic waste from polluting our oceans.

Stylish Bamboo and Corn Starch Lunch
Stylish Bamboo and Corn Starch Lunch Box
  • Key feature: Stylishly designed.
  • Materials used: Bamboo lid, elastic strap and the base is made from bamboo fibre, cornstarch and melamine resin.
  • Capacity: 700ml.
  • Suitability: Not suitable for the microwave, freezer or dishwasher. We’d advise you to hand wash.

Cost: £20.50 – buy here

Stainless Steel Lunch Box with Bamboo Lid

If you’re looking for a lunch box with separate compartments and a robust lid to keep your food secure then this is a good choice. It’s handmade by the eco conscious company Dzuko, who donate a portion of their profits to the Akshar Foundation which educates underprivileged children in India. 

Stainless Steel Lunch Box with Bamboo Lid
Stainless Steel Lunch Box with Bamboo Lid
  • Key feature: Large capacity with removable divider.
  • Materials used: Bamboo lid and stainless steel based.
  • Capacity: 800ml.
  • Suitability: Not suitable for the microwave or freezer and only the metal base is suitable for the dishwasher. We’d advise you to hand wash.

Cost: £26.80 – buy here

Leopard Love Round Bamboo Lunch Box

Bringing sass to your lunch break, the leopard print design makes this lunch box stand out from the crowd. Ideal for storing salads, fruit or leftovers for the night before, its circular base will keep your lunch safely stored until it’s time to eat.

Whilst the base is sustainably made with bamboo, it has to be said that the lid is made from silicone – which is less harmful than plastic, but it isn’t biodegradable.

Leopard Love Round Bamboo Lunch Box
Leopard Love Round Bamboo Lunch Box
  • Key feature: Unique style and shape.
  • Materials used: The base is 30% Bamboo Fibre, 30% Corn Powder, 30% Melamine, and the lid is silicone.
  • Capacity: 700ml.
  • Suitability: Not suitable for the microwave, freezer or dishwasher. We’d advise you to hand wash.

Cost: £15.00 – buy here

Glass Lunch Box with Bamboo Lid

Who doesn’t love bees? They are vital to help pollinate many of the foods that we eat and they pollinate the plants and trees that provide habitats for wildlife. So what better way to show them respect by showcasing them on the design of an eco friendly lunch box. This is a classy container for your everyday needs, which is more suitable for dry goods. 

Glass Lunch Box with Bamboo Lid
Glass Lunch Box with Bamboo Lid
  • Key feature: Glass base and bee design.
  • Materials used: Bamboo lid and borosilicate glass.
  • Capacity: 640ml.
  • Suitability: Not suitable for the microwave, freezer or dishwasher. We’d advise you to hand wash.

Cost: £10.99 – buy here

Children’s Bamboo Lunch Box

Perfect for the little ones, this Charlie The Lion Kids design lunch box is made from bamboo fibre and perfect for packed school lunches or picnics. It’s a perfect way to introduce kids to a plastic free lifestyle, which is free from harmful toxins and is friendlier for the planet. 

Childrens Bamboo Lunch Box
Children’s Bamboo Lunch Box
  • Key feature: Sustainable and suitable for kids.
  • Materials used: Bamboo fibre and silicone strap.
  • Capacity: 500ml.
  • Suitability: Not suitable for the microwave, freezer or dishwasher. We’d advise you to hand wash.

Cost: £12.95 – buy here

Deciding to use a bamboo lunch box is a great eco-friendly change to help reduce plastic waste ending up in landfill. Bamboo is a perennial plant that is biodegradable and contains far less toxins than many other lunch box alternatives. 

We hope this has been a helpful guide and you’ve been able to find what you’re looking for. You’ll thank yourself every time you pack your bamboo lunch box that you bought one!

If you have, or know of, an eco friendly bamboo lunch boxes that we haven’t featured – or if you know of an environmentally friendly product that you would like us to feature on the site, email us at: hello@ecofriendlychange.com

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