Our Favorite Lunch Containers
Uptown Lunch Tote
Brown-bag in style with Builtny’s Uptown Lunch Tote ($30). The neoprene bag protects breakables while insulating to keep food cooler for up to 4 hours.
LunchBlox Sandwich Kit
Modular containers in Rubbermaid’s LunchBlox Sandwich Kit ($11) make for easy measuring and snap together for efficient storing and carrying. An ice block cools, for when you can’t refrigerate.
Build your ultimate lunch box with Planet Box’s Rover kit ($50): Small sections keep servings in check. Add-on items include a container for soups and a carrying case.
Classic Mason Salad Jar
Aladdin Classic Mason Salad Jar ($13, available in 4 colors), which is made of ultradurable copolyester, keeps greens and dressing separate, guaranteeing you’ll have the freshest salad.
U-Konserve Glass Containers
Don’t fret the plastics problem and store your leftovers in UKonserve’s microwave-, oven-, and dishwasher-safe glass containers (starting at $13, available in 2 sizes and 2 colors) with protective silicone sleeves.
(re)zip Reusable Storage Bags
Same function, way less waste: Blue Avocado’s (re)zip reusable storage bags (starting at $8/2-pack 1⁄2 cup bag) keep food fresh and avoid leaks thanks to a double-lock zipper. Available in 5 sizes and 3 colors.
Steel Vacuum Flask
Ikea’s supersleek Kullar steel vacuum flask ($10) holds 20 ounces, which gives you plenty of room to keep soups, broths, or beverages warm until you’re ready to eat.
Freezable Mini Lunch Bags
The gel-lined walls of PackIt’s Freezable Mini Lunch Bag ($15) chills meals and snacks for up to 10 hours. The soft sides fold flat for easy storage, and the buckle handle clips easily onto backpacks, strollers, or totes.