Back to School Supplies: Lunch Essentials

Back to School Supplies: Lunch Essentials

DesignWorks Ink is back with our best back to school supplies, but this time we're talking about everyone's favorite subject: Lunch! Whether you're packing a lunch for someone else or headed back to the classroom yourself, we're here to support you and bring you all the best lunch time accessories.

Our selection of lunch essentials also speaks to our passion to be environmentally friendly. Throughout our favorite picks for packing a lunch, you'll find sustainable trade offs for typical single use plastics. Lunch taste better when it's made of homemade ingredients, packed in fun colors, and helping you stay green.


It can be easy to forget to stay hydrated while you're focusing on learning new things, but between our motivational water bottle with encouraging sentiments and our stylish glass tumbler, you'll cherish the extra sip-worthy moments throughout the day! 

Glass Water Bottle with Straw

3 Glass Water Bottle with Straw on beige background

This cute water bottle comes in three different color themes, so you can pick the one that matches your style. This tumbler with straw features a colorful silicon sleeve cover, making it easy to hold on to and help insulate your drink. Beyond just plain H2O, these water bottles with straw feature a wide lid that is perfect for infusing fruit and herbs in your water. Check out our Infused Water Recipes for more ways to add flavor to your drink.

Pick your favorite color to begin exploring our glass tumblers: Green | Pink | Peach

Motivational Water Bottle

Motivational Water Bottles in Orange, Yellow and Pink with encouragements

If you need some encouragement as you go through the day, we recommend our Motivational Wellness Water Bottle that features uplifting reminders as you rehydrate. The convenient lid with handle is easy to clip onto your backpack, lunchbox, or gym bag with a carabiner, so you never lose your favorite water bottle again! These cute water bottles make daily hydration a fun goal to achieve with these bright and sunny motivational markers.

Pick your favorite color to explore our water bottles: Pink | Yellow | Rosewood

Reusable Straws

Metal straws are a great, sustainable solution to single-use plastic straws. From a morning smoothie to afternoon juice, carrying a reusable straw is a great way to enjoy your drink while staying green. Explore our two different kind of straw sets below to find the one that fits your sipping needs. 

Portable Straw

This portable metal straw is the perfect pocket companion for the eco-friendly student. This metal straw is conveniently designed to be carried on all your adventures with its stylish cases. This portable straw includes one foldable straw and one cleaning brush. Shop our favorite designs like Sippity Doo Dah, The Last Straw, and Radiant Ovals to add a cute lunch accessory to your every day routine.

Portable Metal Straw with 6 different designs in a circle on orange background

Stainless Steel Straw Set

This earth-conscious reusable drinking straw set includes 2 bent straws, 2 smoothie straws, 4 straight straws, 2 cleaning brushes, and a handy storing case. You'll be saving the planet, one sip at a time! Explore some of our favorite designs like Saving the Earth One Sip At A Time, Wish Upon a Straw, and Sip, Sip, Hooray!

Stainless Steel Straw Set from DesignWorks Ink

Cutlery Set

Travel flatware sets are an easy way to end single-use plastics when you have lunch on the go. This travel utensil set with case can be stored in your lunchbox with its sleek design. This all in one travel utensil set includes fork, spoon, knife, chopsticks, and gold metal straw in portable case. Shop some of our favorite designs like Have a Knife Day!, Eco Maniac, and Fork Yeah! to add some fun to your lunchtime routine.

Portable Flatware with spoon, fork, straw, knife, and chopstick with travel case

Beeswax Wrap

Show your lunch & our planet some love with our eco-friendly beeswax wrap! Our set of three colorful beeswax wraps are perfect for wrapping sandwiches and snacks. With love and care, beeswax food wraps can be washed and reused time and time again. As a bonus, they are 100% biodegradable & compostable! This set includes three wraps: (1) small wrap: 7" x 7.78", (1) medium wrap: 9.84" x 11", and (1) large wrap: 11.8" x 13.75".

Hands wrapping plate in pink and white wavy striped beeswax wrap

Bento Box Lunch Box 

Bento box lunch boxes are designed to turn the sandwich you packed for lunch into an elevated dining experience (or at least we can dream that for your PB&J). This lunch box is made out of melamine which is durable, easy to clean, and has antimicrobial properties. The silicone band keeps your lid on tight and your lunch all in one place.

Pick your favorite color to begin exploring our bento boxes:  MintGreenPink

3 Bento box lunch boxes with secure band stacked on top of each other

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