Use & Care

Use & Care

Our beeswax wraps are reusable & washable - the natural antibacterial & antifungal properties of beeswax & jojoba oil keep your food fresh - simply use the warmth of your hands to soften the wrap and as it cools it will form a natural seal.

Each pack includes directions for care & use - simply use the warmth of your hands to soften the wrap and as it cools it will form a natural seal - each pack includes directions for care & use.

Some Useful Tips

  1. The first time you use the wraps, gently knead them into a ball once or twice for optimal softness and stickiness.
  2. Simply mould the wrap around whatever you wish to wrap using the warmth of your hands.
  3. Hand wash the wrap using cold water and a small amount of mild dish soap, then hang to dry.
  4. We do not recommend using beeswax wraps for meat or any hot food.
  5. Please keep away from microwaves and heat. 

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are PlanetCare Beeswax Wraps made of?

Our Wraps are made of GOTS-certified organic cotton, beeswax, organic jojoba oil, and tree resin.  

What can I use my wraps for?

Use your PlanetCare Beeswax Wraps to wrap bread, fruit, fresh herbs, cheese, vegetables and baked goods.

Our multi pack comes in three sizes – here are a few suggestions for each:

Small: 7” x 8”

  • Wrap half an avocado or half a lemon, the end of a cucumber or half of an onion or snack items.

Medium: 10” x 11"

  • Wrap sandwiches, cover a bowl, wrap baked goods, cheese, or half a cantaloupe.

Large: 13” x 14”

  • Cover half a watermelon, a small loaf of bread, sandwiches, or cover a large bowl. 

Can I use beeswax wraps in the freezer?

PlanetCare Beeswax Wraps keep food fresh in the freezer for 2-3 weeks. Since your wraps are naturally breathable, we recommend you check on your food after this time to ensure its freshness.

Where do your beeswax wraps ship to?

We are based in the Bay of Plenty and ship across New Zealand – for international deliveries please visit our store at HERE

How long do beeswax wraps last?

Most wraps easily last for up to a year with proper care. When they have worn thin and soft and have trouble sticking to itself, simply cut your wrap into strips and add to your compost pile.  Sustainable to the end!

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