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Aladdin: Do the Reuse! Giveaway


One of my best memories from childhood: picking out my Aladdin lunchbox each year of elementary school. I especially loved my metal Popeye lunchbox…although I’m pretty sure it’s now moldering in some landfill, because my mom was not the type to keep things hanging around, and it was the ’70s…the decade when there was actually a commercial that urged people to throw their empties into the nearest pond.


I’ve grown up, but Aladdin has along with me…they have a great line of recycled and recyclable reusable food storage containers.


And they’ve launched the Do the Reuse Challenge. I just accepted the challenge this morning to pack zero-waste lunches for my kids every day. You can do that, pledge that you’ll stop using disposable water bottles, or coffee in disposable takeout cups–or all three :)


Making the investment in reusable containers is key, if you aren’t already stocked. So here’s what Aladdin’s going to do to take the edge off. There’s a giveaway below, and if you join the challenge, you’ll get a discount code for 30% off, plus free shipping. That’s significant, given that their stuff is so darn affordable in the first place.


1. Aladdin is giving away 3 sets of the following to A la Mama blog readers:
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The BPA-free Revive & Refresh Water Bottle, the Travel Mug, and the Snack Container. They’re made from eCycle®, Aladdin’s proprietary mix of recycled plastics, and are recyclable wherever #5 plastic is accepted.


Side note: In Santa Fe, my recycling program only accepts #1 and #2, so I did some research and discovered that the local Whole Foods accept #5 through their Take 5 program with Preserve. (And now I know where to recycle yogurt and hummus containers, too. YAY!) Click here to see if this program serves your area.


So here’s how you enter the giveaway:


1) leave a comment below (if you have time, mention your favorite childhood lunch box)

2) For a second chance to win, sign up for the Do the Reuse challenge, and then come back here, and leave another comment to let me know that you did. Plus, you get that amazing 30% off code, with free shipping (It’s quick).


Good luck!
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Comments (233)

id love one :)
Lisa Frank lunchbox
Hope I win one!!!
I "liked" it... another chance to win!!
I had a Barbie lunchbox. But I always wished I had something much cooler.
These are awesome. I love my Holly Hobbie lunchbox and had it until I was in my teen years.
I never had a sweet lunchbox, we always went with paperbags... (thats okay though I probably would have just lost it!) but I'm a lot better now about not loosing things so hopefully I'll win this! mommypants13@gmail.com .-= Mallory´s last blog ..Blood Computers =-.
ooh, I love these. I loved my Hello Kitty lunchbox!
Love it! My favorite lunchbox was Strawberry Shortcake!
these look wonderful! Love the colors. My mom always packed lunch in brown paper bags and wax paper. She never let me get a lunch box! I wonder why? I'll have to ask!
I had a metal Annie lunch box that I loved! Wish I still had it sconsidering my 4 year old is in love with Annie.
I am totally doing the reuse challenge. This is so cool cause I need new containers.
I took the water bottle challenge, mommypants13@gmail.com .-= Mallory´s last blog ..Blood Computers =-.
These are fabulous! My favorite lunchbox was Strawberry Shortcake!
I had a metal Strawberry Shortcake lunchbox. My oldest daughter used it for her first few years of school!
I had a carebears lunch box, I remember the old flip top thermoses too.
SIgned up for the challenge, shouldn't be hard, as I strive to do this daily.
These look great. We always used brown paper bags as kids.
My favorite lunchbox was an old plastic tall thermos one... best was when mom put in a hotdog in the thermos case in hot water :) That was 25-30 years ago!!! lol My son has the Laptop lunch for kindergarten.
My older brother had a star wars lunch box that I thought was pretty cool, but I mostly remember brown bagging it myself.
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