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Plastic Free Bake Sale??
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March 20, 2014
8:46 am

So, my team is going to be having a bake sale soon and I am stuck on how to package! How can I make cupcakes, brownies or cookies and wrap them individually for sale without plastic??? 


Help! Thanks,


April 2, 2014
7:30 pm
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Oh dear, I thought I had already replied to this post, but I guess it didn't go through!

I'm wondering if you need to use any wrapping at all. When we had bakesales back in the day, we sold cupcakes without any wrapper. And bakeries often sell cupcakes behind the glass case with only the paper baking cup, no plastic wrap. Could you do it like that? Maybe put them under a glass dome to protect them before sale?

April 9, 2014
8:57 am
Karen Scribner

One word: cellophane. Probably the only way to get cellophane bags is to order online. You could get them in bulk and sell to others having bake sales.

April 9, 2014
9:24 am
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Genuine cellophane is certainly a choice.  Just make sure it's real cellophane and not plastic in disguise.  It should be certified compostable.

April 16, 2014
8:45 am

Thanks so much for the responses! We displayed the items in a cute cake stand with glass cover. Whatever was sold was simply put in a paper bag. It went over really well.


Thanks again!


April 17, 2014
9:22 am
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That sounds wonderful.  Did you take any pictures?

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