There are very few things I would argue that every environmentally-conscious traveler needs. But the Wrap-N-Mat is a must for every green traveler. I would even go so far as to argue that every traveler and honestly, human being, needs a Wrap-N-Mat. The Wrap-N-Mat saves me money, time, and, most importantly, guilt.
So what is this Wrap-N-Mat? Essentially, it replaces a plastic sandwich baggie. Not only does it hold sandwiches, it’s great for burritos, pizza, graham crackers, pretty much any flat food.
You say you have Tupperware for this? Well, a Wrap-N-Mat is nearly paper thin, saving invaluable space in your backpack or purse.
Does it seem a little silly to bring a sandwich container with you when you travel? Perhaps. But since I live on local cheese and bread when I’m vagabonding, I consider the Wrap-N-Mat nearly as essential as my water bottle.
And of course, when I’m not traveling, I pack my sandwich in my Wrap-N-Mat and bring it to work with me.
I’m a little ashamed to admit that I found out about Wrap-N-Mats from Real Simple Magazine and I promptly ordered several for Christmas presents last year. And rarely do I rave about a product like I do the Wrap-N-Mat. But it occurred to me that all Go Green Travel Green readers should get one too. And since I can’t exactly buy one for each and every one of you, I can only urge you to check it out for your self.
You can buy Wrap-N-Mats through Amazon for $4.00 for a PEVA lined Wrap-N-Mat or direct from Wrap-N-Mat starting at $5.75. (I recommend the PEVA lined over the PVC lined so you avoid any negative health effects of PVC.)
Lastly, I realize I sound a bit like a walking advertisement– but I received neither a penny nor a free Wrap-N-Mat in return for this post.