Make your own Beeswax Wraps

Homemade beeswax wraps

To store food in your fridge without the unnecessary plastic cling wrap, try making this easy beeswax wrap to create a reusable alternative at home.

More than 1.2 billion metres of cling film is used by households across Britain every year – enough to go around the circumference of the world 30 times over!



  • Avoids single-use plastic
  • Easy to wash and store
  • Easy to make yourself at home


  • Need washing and care
  • You may need different sizes for different uses
  • Need to source the appropriate materials

Making a difference

Using beeswax wraps helps the average family avoid buying 24 rolls of cling wrap - $100 worth of cling wrap! – a year.

There are hundreds of other ways to solve plastic pollution