Now that you've invested in some glass and stainless steel food storage containers, maybe you're wondering if you should Marie Kondo all the plastic ones you used to use? Instead adding them to the landfill, what if we told you that all those plastic containers can help you achieve a new level of organization zen? While we don't recommend storing food in them anymore (for those of you who haven't heard: these plastic food storage containers often have BPA or phthalates in them, which can leach into your food over time and cause all sorts of health problems), we also don't think you have to throw them away.

So, what can you do? We have 6 great suggestions for you to repurpose those containers throughout your home.



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Instead of tossing them out- repurpose them! They're great for storing office supplies like paper clips or the five hundred pens ✍️ you’ve somehow accumulated. They can also be used to organize makeup💄, art supplies 🖍, toys, and dry pantry goods. How do you repurpose your old plastic food containers? Let us know! ⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ .⠀ ⠀ ⠀
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Let's just say that our version involved a lot more chucking of dubious cleaning products and repurposing plastic food storage to other uses out of the kitchen. 📸 @betches The life-changing magic of giving up .
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