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EXPLORE Presque Isle with Environment Erie and reCAP Mason Jars

reCAP is proud to be included in Environment Erie’s Summer Field Studies Program this July!Students will use the reCAP Kids EXPLORE Bug Catcher to catch and observe a variety of critters including salamanders, frogs, and caterpillars. Throughout the week, students will participate in a variety of unique activates such as: boating through the lagoons, hiking, canoeing, swimming, biking, fishing, and [...]

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Mason Jar Whipped Cream Hack with reCAP

How to use a Mason jar and reCAP FLIP lid to make DIY whipped creamThis Mason jar whipped cream hack is super easy and requires just a few ingredients. What we love about using the reCAP FLIP is that you can easily serve your whipped cream right away, or store and refrigerate for later!As you can [...]

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Garlic Whiz-Bang Dressing featuring the reCAP POUR

Garlic Whiz-Bang Dressingfeaturing the reCAP POURLooking to jazz up your spinach salads? Check out this recipe by our friend, Jeff McCullor, of Erie Ale Works. With a full flavor and a nice, peppery snap, this dressing works well on salads and pita sandwiches.Ingredients:1 cup vegetable or canola oil1 cup ketchup1/2 cup apple cider vinegar4 tablespoons brown sugar2 tablespoons [...]

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Reduce Plastic Waste with reCAP Mason Jars

Our Oceans, Our FutureWorld Ocean’s Day encourages solutions to eliminate plastic pollution and prevent marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future. Plastic is uniquely problematic because it’s not biodegradable and therefore sticks around for a lot longer (up to 1,000 years longer!) than other forms of trash. And we're not just talking about people dumping [...]

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Mason Jar Marinades

Messy marinades? Let Mason jars come to the rescue! Use a Mason jar and a reCAP wide mouth POUR lid for a mess-free marinade container.  Why we love this hack: 1. It travels better to BBQs. 2. It is less messy and wasteful than ziplock bags. We’re all about reducing plastic waste whenever possible. Plus, using tongs to scoop the chicken out of a [...]

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DIY Mason Jar Kid's Activities

As the school year winds down, now is the perfect time to start planning fun and educational activities for kids. Here are some great Mason jar-themed crafts and DIY projects:1. DIY Mason Jar Fairy Lights from diyjoy.comWith just a few supplies, kids can easily create this glow-in-the-dark enchanting fairy lantern. Plus, they are super entertaining for [...]

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reCAP Kid's EXPLORE Butterfly Discovery

How to use the reCAP Kids EXPLORE Mason Jar Bug Catcher to teach children about the life cycle of butterflies.As summer quickly approaches, now is a great time to start planning educational summer activities for your little ones or end-of-year plans for your students! Here are two great ways to use the EXPLORE Bug Catcher to teach kids [...]

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Mother’s Day Gardening Gift in a Mason Jar

Here’s a project that combines three of my favorite things: gardening, my mom, and Mason jars! This simple, homemade gift for mom is sure to make her smile. All you need is a few items and a Mason jar.Items:Small baggie of potting soilWomen’s gardening glovesSeeds of her favorite herbs or flowersTags for labellingreCAP POUR wide mouth Mason jar [...]

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Mason Jar Treats for Canine Companions

Homemade Dog Treats: Perfect for the reCAP FLIP!Making your own homemade dog treats can be a fun activity for you and a tasty reward for your dog! With ingredients like peanut butter and bacon, these dog biscuit recipes are sure to have tails wagging. What’s nice about making treats yourself is that you can select organic, healthy ingredients. (No [...]

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​Eco-friendly Lunchtime Solutions: Reusable Sandwich Wraps, Bamboo Utensils, and more!

Make lunchtime healthier and more eco-friendly with Bee's Wrap, Koffie Straw, U Konserve, To-Go Ware, and reCAP Mason Jars. This Earth Day, reCAP has teamed up with other companies who have a passion for the planet and want to make lunchtime more eco-friendly. Whether you pack your lunch every day or go out to eat with coworkers, here are some [...]

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