Silicone stretch lids are eco-friendly, since they can be reused indefinitely, as opposed to cling wrap, which is a single-use item that can't be recycled in most areas. In addition to this, silicone stretch lids are extremely convenient, fitting over almost any container and creating an airtight seal to keep food fresh. Silicone can withstand extreme hot and cold temperatures, so silicone stretch lids are usually freezer- and microwave-safe. What's more, silicone is naturally BPA-free, unlike many plastic food storage containers.
It's important to tackle food waste, but there are more eco-friendly ways to preserve your leftovers than using cling wrap. Silicone stretch lids fit over containers of almost any size and you can reuse them hundreds of times.
Silicone is nonporous and food doesn't stick to it, so silicone stretch lids are generally easy to clean. The majority are dishwasher-safe, which makes cleanup even easier. Depending on the size of the set and its quality.