Sandwich bag categories
The industry leader with more years in the field than we know! When you think of sandwich bags, this is the standard go-to brand since it works reliably well. Their new XL sandwich bags are 40% larger to fit those extra-large Dagwood-sized sandwiches.
Sandwich bags: 2 grams apiece
Sandwich bags XL: 10 grams apiece
Sandwich and Snack bags: 2 grams apiece
Compostable: 3.5 grams apiece
Snack bags: 2 grams apiece
Another trusted brand that everybody knows and uses for all sorts of sandwiches! If you went to school with those fold top baggies, you probably had one of these in your lunch bag. Their newest Flex’n Seal is heavy duty with a very reliable zipper.
Fold top bags: 1 gram apiece
Sandwich zipper: 2.5 grams apiece
Flex’n Seal sandwich: 3 grams apiece
Silicone reusable sandwich bags
These new sandwich bags work remarkably well and keep your sandwiches from getting wet. Perfect for camping and trips to the beach. No more sand in your sandwich! These also have built-in zippers.
Stasher reusable silicone bags: 90.7 grams apiece
Homelux reusable silicone bags: 105 grams apiece
Heavy plastic reusable sandwich bags
These must be hand washed since they are not meant for the dishwasher. They have zipper closures and are perfect for kids who like cool printed patterns too. The Qualeap stand-up bag is neat since it can stand up on its own in a travel bag or suitcase easily.
Qualeap stand-up sandwich bags: 28 grams apiece
Clever4You sandwich bags: 32.2 grams apiece
Dishwasher safe sandwich bags
These bags are dishwasher safe and will outlast those throw-away 1000+ times longer. Just open the bag and drape it onto a plate rack wire form to wash it. These also feature printed patterns and have the zipper closure to seal your sandwich.
Langsprit: 33 grams apiece
Russbe: 9.8 grams apiece
Machine washable fabric sandwich bags
In recent years the eco-friendly movement against plastic is now being replaced with fabric sandwich bags. These bags have special liners that keep the fabric from getting ruined. Best yet they can be thrown in the washing machine and reused over and over.
Yummi pouch: 13 grams apiece
Bumkins reusable: 9 grams apiece
Biodegradable plastic sandwich bags
Some plastics can be used once and thrown away knowing they will naturally break-down in the sunlight. This is a better way to go green in this world of plastic waste. These bags are perfect for outdoor trips. They have re-sealable top closures.
BioBag: 4.5 grams apiece
PrideGreen: 9 grams apiece
Non-stick toaster bread sandwich bags
Wouldn’t you know that they have a special sandwich bag for putting in toasters! The Toastabag can be reused several times over. It’s great for grilled cheese! The Bluedrop bags can be thrown out and break-down naturally in the sunlight.
Bluedrop toaster bags (compostable): 4 grams apiece
Toastabags toaster bag (reusable): 4.2 grams apiece
Paper sandwich bags
This category has many variations that are popular with sandwich shops and can also be bought at the store. The most unique in the bunch is the Toastabags foil-lined to keep your sandwich insulated. It’s technically not a paper bag but is a zipper top foil bag.
IF YOU CARE paper sandwich bag (compostable): 1 gram apiece
Reynolds wax-lined sandwich bags (recyclable): 3.9 grams apiece
Cellophane lined paper sandwich bags (clear window): 20 grams apiece
Swoosh Supplies Foil-lined (inside) sandwich bags: 10 grams apiece
INSU-BAG foil-lined (outside) sandwich bags: 9 grams apiece
Toastabags foil-lined (closable) sandwich bags: 30 grams apiece
Cloth-based sandwich bags
One of the newer hip trends that offer cloth-like material for re-useable sandwich bags. These all have different liners that protect your sandwich. Two of these use a polyurethane liner that can melt in washing machines. The nylon liner is longer lasting.
DIWEIYA (Cotton fabric/PU liner): 17 grams apiece
Green Sprouts (100% polyester w/PU liner): 4.5 grams apiece
HeyHome reusable (Burlap w/ nylon liner): 27 grams apiece
No-Name disposable sandwich bags
You’ll see these at the Dollar Store and are the most common in this family of plastic sandwich bags. They are cheap and usually reliable, but not all the time. Yet they are always thinner than most plastic sandwich bags, making them feel like cheaper knock-offs at best.
Fold top bags: 1 gram apiece
Zipper brands: 2 grams apiece