Small - wrap half of an avocado or apple, can hold snow peas or a handful of cut vegetables. Cover a small bowl or container.
Medium - wrap cheese, baked goods or half a head of lettuce or a melon. Cover a medium sized bowl or container.
Large - Cover a cut squash, large bowl, container or pie dish.
Tru Earth Beeswax Wrap Design:
Reduce or Eliminate Plastics and Chemicals In Your Kitchen:
Our beeswax wraps are so efficient that you’ll no longer see the need for single-use plastics. Beeswax wraps are flexible and mold over your favorite fruits and vegetables. They can also cover food containers as well. Each beeswax wrap can be used approximately 120-150 times with proper cleaning. They are also 100% biodegradable and can be thrown out with your compost.
Simple To Clean and Maintain: Rinse your Tru Earth - Beeswax Food Wrap under cold water. If needed, use mild dish soap to clean. Leave out on a drying rack or mat to air dry and then fold and place in a convenient location of your choice. (Avoid hot water and/or microwaves when cleaning and storing).
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
How do I clean the beeswax food wrap when it gets soiled or dirty?
- Rinse and wash in cold water to remove excess food off of the beeswax wrap. If needed, you can apply a mild dish soap which will help the cleaning process. Once clean, allow to air dry and then allow to hang or fold to a compact size for future use.
How can I best care for beeswax food wraps?
- Use cold water when rinsing and washing
- If needed, apply a natural dish soap to clean
- Keep away from hot water and/or any heat sources (oven, toaster, microwave, etc.)
- Do not use to store raw meats
How can I store beeswax food wraps?
- You can put up a string in your pantry and hang them over
- You can fold them up when dry and place them back in the cardboard sleeve or in a cotton produce bag
- You can roll them up and place them in a drawer
- Store them with your other food storage containers for easy access.
How do you dispose of the beeswax wrap?
If you’ve reached the point where the beeswax wrap needs to be replaced. Take a pair of scissors and cut it into strips and then add it to your compost.
Can I use beeswax wraps to store hot food?
- It is not recommended that you store hot foods in the beeswax wrap. We recommend that if you have a hot food inside of a storage container and you are planning to use your beeswax wrap as a lid. Place the hot food in a fridge or leave it out on the counter to cool down. Once the food has reached room temperature, you can place the beeswax wrap on top of the container to cover.
What type of food can’t be stored in a beeswax wrap?
It is not recommended that you store or cover raw meat with the beeswax wrap.
Beeswax Wrap Care Instructions
1. USE COLD WATER
Hand-wash your beeswax wrap in COLD water with mild dish soap, air dry, fold, and store.
2. KEEP AWAY FROM HEAT
Keep your beeswax wrap away from heat sources such as hot water, dishwashers, microwaves, and ovens.
3. WHAT TO USE WITH
You can use your beeswax wrap for cold cuts, and cooked meat, however, it is not recommended to use with raw meats. Your beeswax wrap is great for half cut fruits and vegetables, cheese, sauce, leftovers, and is breathable enough to be used for rising dough.
On average, each sheet should last about 120 – 150 uses, depending on how regularly they are used. The wraps are made from 100% natural materials and are completely biodegradable and compostable so this is truly a zero waste food cover.