Toxic-free on the Road: How To Avoid BPA & Other Toxic Chemicals When Traveling

From business trips to vacations, we all travel and need to get away! Through this blog, learn more about how to avoid products containing toxic chemicals while traveling!

This article was written in collaboration with IFC in an effort to inform and provide safer travel products for current and future parents


Traveling is a way to detoxify the soul. Replace toxic chemicals that can contaminate your travel experience with natural alternatives. We’ve put together a list of tips and tricks to help!

Dining and Shopping

Food Containers

  • Pack your own food for the plane or train. Avoid plastic food packaging and enjoy your own healthy meals and snacks for the road!

  • Carry empty food containers with you for leftovers.

  • Containers we love

Utensils and Straws


  • Carry a reusable cup to avoid using plastic cups, plastic-lined paper cups and plastic lids.

  • Cups we love

Water bottles

  • Carry a reusable water bottle. Stainless steel water bottles are lightweight, durable, and easy to clean.

  • Filtering water bottles can help filter bacteria, microplastics, chlorine, and other chemicals and impurities from water.

  • Water bottles we love

  • Filtering water bottles

    • Brita

    • Grayl


Cash register receipts can contain BPA. When shopping, remember to ask for a digital receipt or no receipt at all!

Personal care products