This environmentally friendly alternative to plastic cling film is easy to make at home. Words: Janet Luke Photos: John Cowpland First published May 2016, Updated 3 March 2019 Wax food wraps are made by infusing a mix of beeswax and almond oil into cotton fabric – they are an easy-to-make, environmentally friendly alternative to plastic cling film. A wrap becomes sticky when warmed in the hands, which makes it easy to fold and seal around food or a bowl. Wraps can be washed in cool, soapy…
Beeswax DIY: making beeswax wraps + how to render your own wax - Milkwood
Beeswax is one of our favourite gifts from the hive - and perfect for making your own beeswax wraps. At this gifting time of year, no-waste, home made presents make all the sense in the world - so here's how to make them.
Make Your Own Beeswax Food Wraps! - A Beautiful Mess
These cloths are lightly coated with jojoba oil, beeswax, and tree resin to make the cloth moldable and sticky enough to stay in that molded position until you unwrap it. I had been buying my wraps for a few years, but they can get rather expensive and if you make your own you can simply re-wax them once they loose their stick eventually. I looked into a few different DIY methods and this is the one that I think is the easiest and least messy once I tweaked it a bit!