Plastic containers give me the creeps.
Especially microwaving them. I don’t mind using them for dry snacks, but putting a lunch that needs to be heated up in a plastic container is a big no-no in my world. I once heard a story about how the plastic that ends up in the sea gets eaten by small fish. Some of the fish die from eating plastic, others get eaten by bigger fish, which get eaten by people. So if you’re eating fish, you’re probably eating plastic. If you’re heating up plastic, you’re probably eating it as well. Knowing what plastic is made of…why would you want that in your belly?
Jars are great way to transport a lunch. Especially since you can save jars from other things [pasta sauce, sauerkraut, pickles etc.], and re-use them. Helping save the environment one glass jar at a time and keeping potentially toxic plastic out of your system.