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Why should I use Press’n Seal® instead of foil?

Using aluminum foil for storage purposes can become problematic when it comes to certain types of food. For example, when storing foods that have a high acidity level, such tomato sauce, you should not use foil as the acids can interact with the aluminum and make it erode. This results in holes in the foil where small amounts of aluminum can be transferred to your food, giving it a metallic taste.

​Which Glad® products are recyclable?

GladWare containers, Glad Food Storage Bags and Glad Freezer Bags are recyclable. Since GladWare containers are #5 plastic, they can be recycled anywhere #5 plastic is accepted. Glad Food Storage and Freezer bags can be recycled anywhere that plastic bags are accepted. Please check for a location in your area.

Where can I buy Glad® Products?

​Glad products are nationally available. Use our product locator to find a store in your area, or if you prefer to shop online, you can use the Buy It Now feature on our website.

Can I use Glad® bags, containers and other products in the freezer?

All Glad products can be used in the freezer, but we recommend using Glad freezer products for the best protection.

Can I use Glad® bags, containers and other products in the microwave?

Glad ClingWrap: Yes. Allow 1 inch of space between ClingWrap and food. Turn back one corner of ClingWrap to vent. Use of any plastic product with food high in fat and sugar may cause melting. Always use caution when removing wrap from heated foods.

Glad Food Bags: Yes. When microwaving, open the zipper about an inch to vent and place bag on a plate.

Glad Freezer Bags: Yes. When microwaving, open the zipper about an inch to vent and place bag on a plate.

GladWare Containers: Yes. Lift one corner of the lid prior to microwaving.

Glad OvenWare: Yes. Lift one corner of the lid prior to microwaving.

Glad FreezerWare: Yes. Lift one corner of the lid prior to microwaving.

Can I use Glad® bags, containers and other products in the oven?

We do not recommend the using Glad wraps, bags, or GladWare containers in the oven. Glad OvenWare is specifically designed for gas ovens, convection ovens and conventional ovens, though the lid is not designed for use with conventional ovens. We recommend that you place a cookie sheet underneath when cooking.

Do Glad® products contain BPA or phthalates?

No. All Glad food protection products do not contain any phthalates or polycarbonate, nor is Bisphenol A (BPA) used as a raw material in their production.

Do Glad® products contain PVC?

No. We don’t use any polyvinyl chloride (PVC) plastics in our products. Our products are made from polyethylene and don’t contain any plasticizers.

Which Glad® products are reusable?

GladWare, Glad FreezerWare and Glad OvenWare containers are reusable. Simply wash the container with your dishes after use. Glad OvenWare is dishwasher-safe and GladWare containers are top-rack dishwasher-safe.

Which Glad® products are compostable?

Glad compostable bags are 100% compostable in municipal composting facilities, and they disintegrate rapidly into compost that can help support plant life.

Is it safe to use Glad® wraps directly on food?

Yes, the ingredients in Glad ClingWrap and Glad Press’n Seal Wrap have been approved by the FDA for use on food. In fact, the adhesive we use for Press’n Seal Wrap is frequently found on fruit and vegetable labels.

Can I use Glad® wraps to wrap a wound?

We do not recommend using Glad wraps to wrap wounds — it wasn’t designed for this purpose.

Can I put GladWare® in the dishwasher?

GladWare containers are top-rack dishwasher safe.

Can I use Glad® trash bags for food storage?

We do not recommend using Glad trash bags for food storage.

How do I use GladWare® containers with interlocking lids?

Locking lids together is easy — just place one lid on a flat surface and a second lid of the same shape on top. Gently press down on the button in the center of the top lid until you feel the two lids connect. Repeat this process to lock additional lids of the same shape onto the stack. Once you have locked lids together, store the stack of connected lids in your container storage area. That way, your lids will stay organized and you’ll have the right lid when you need it.

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How do I change my trash day?
Text CHANGEDAY (one word, all caps) to 85099. You will then be prompted for your new garbage pick-up day.

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How do I unsubscribe?
Text STOP, END or CANCEL (all caps) to 85099 and you will be removed from Trash Day Reminders.

How often should I expect to receive Trash Day Reminders?
Trash Day Reminders are sent weekly, the day before your garbage is scheduled to be collected.

Can I control the frequency of the Trash Day Reminders?
No. Trash Day Reminders are sent weekly. To unsubscribe, text STOP, END or CANCEL (all caps) to 85099.

I didn't get my reminder this week. What went wrong?
Let our support team know at 1-800-835-4523. We'll check it out!

If I unsubscribe, can I join again?
Of course! To subscribe to Trash Day Reminders, text GLAD to 85099*. By texting GLAD to 85099 you agree to receive recurring marketing text messages via automated technology from The Glad Products Company at the mobile number you have provided. Consent is not required to purchase goods and services. Message and data rates may apply.




Is 1-833-ALL-GLAD a real phone number?
Yes, it’s very real! Much like the sun, or the moon, or an electric ab stimulator, 1-833-ALL-GLAD is a real thing that exists in the real world. And as if this Glad phone number wasn’t real enough already, it’s owned by a real company — The Glad Products Company.

Like any real phone number, 1-833-ALL GLAD can be called, not called, stored in your contacts, or just scribbled onto an old grocery receipt. How real is that!

What happens when you call this Glad phone number?
Well, technically, assuming you’re calling from a cellular device, your phone will convert your voice into a radio signal, then transmit it to a cell tower. We’re not really sure what happens from there. If you’re curious, we’d suggest contacting a telecommunications specialist. You can probably find one fairly quickly via a search engine or a phone book from 1996.

Is it safe to call the Glad phone number?
As far as we know, it’s completely safe! Now, we wouldn’t recommend calling while operating a motor vehicle, or a jet ski, or an industrial-grade deli slicer, as that might venture into “not safe” territory. But as long as you’re not driving or handling any heavy machinery, you should be a-okay!

Will I need to provide any pertinent information when I call 1-833-ALL-GLAD?
Good question! How about giving this Glad phone number a call and finding out for yourself? If you have any other questions related to The Glad Products Company and its handling of information, please refer to our privacy policy at