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Yes, you can live without cling film and plastic wrap! Make your own reusable fabric and beeswax food wrap. 

Did you know that you can replace plastic wrap and  cling film (or whatever you call it) with fabric impregnated with beeswax? It’s true.

Inspired by posts at left-handed scissors and bcliving, I decided to give it a try and came up with an easy, no-mess system and solutions for my beginner mistakes.

What you’ll need:

  • Natural fiber fabric of your choice. I used some 100% cotton remnants I had on hand, but there are fabrics with much less impact than cotton – If you’re buying new, please consider an alternative to cotton. Synthetic fibers don’t blend well with beeswax, nor do you want them up close and personal with your food. Fibershedis a wonderful resource if you’re interested in the relationship between textiles, the environment, and local economies.
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