Re-use yogurt containers and plastic quart containers to store leftovers. The planet will thank you, and you can save your sturdier tupperwear for toting to work, school, and potlucks. Yogurt containers stack well in the fridge, and their uniform look keeps your shelves look sustainably tidy.
Keep homemade granola, trail mix, and other bulk items in these cylindrical store-all’s and label with tape for easy eating that you can grab on the go, and cap when you’re done.
They’re great for freezing big batches of soups, sauces, and stews– just let your dish cool at room temperature before scooping it into the often not-heat-safe plastic canisters.
A clear quart container leftover from last nights thai takeout can make a no-hassle way to carry cookies or sweets to work or a casual dinner by lining the bottom with a colored napkin or a bit of tissue paper, before stacking the goodies inside. The best part is, you won’t have to worry about getting your tupperwear back before you head home. Ditto for handing out leftovers to guests after a dinner party.
If you’re feeling extra crafty, use an awl or a sharp screwdriver to poke holes throughout a container and use it for sprouting!
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