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Repurpose Plastic Food Containers for Snack Storage
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Buying in bulk can save you lots of cash! Unfortunately, the huge containers make it hard for little hands to pour out snacks without dumping a whole box of cereal on the floor. I reuse plastic food containers to make storage more manageable and I have fewer spills to clean up.
You will need:
- Several plastic containers, peanut butter jars, coffee creamer bottles, small coffee containers, etc.
- Wash and dry your old containers and peel the labels off.
- To peel the labels off soak each container in hot soapy water for a few minutes and it should wash right off.
- If any sticky residue remains, dry the area and apply vegetable oil. Let sit a couple of minutes and the oil will break down the glue. It should wipe right off!
- Pour your snacks in according to size.
Coffee creamer bottles are great for small things like cheerios, goldfish, and raisins because they have a small pour spout. Little fingers can easily pour these items as well!
Peanut butter jars are great for pretzel sticks; you can even leave some peanut butter in the bottom to dip your pretzels in. These are perfect for traveling with snacks because the containers won’t get crushed like a plastic baggie would.
Repurposed plastic containers are great because it’s cheap, good for the environment and a perfect storage solution.
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