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Cleaning your storage containers

Post Sun Sep 10, 2017 4:28 am

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So, talk to me about cleaning bottles, spritzers, jars, eyedroppers, etc., etc., for new stuff and also cleaning containers/equipment for reuse.

Are there some things I need to just throw out and buy new?

I hate to throw out things when I can reuse them, but I really want to have scrupulously clean containers and equipment.
The best way to have a good idea is to have a lot of ideas first.

Post Sun Sep 10, 2017 2:45 pm
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Most things you can wash as you usually would, with hot soapy water and a hot rinse. Things with or that will have alcohol in them are basically getting sterilized.

Post Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:06 am

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You don't throw out your containers, droppers bottles etc.. after you used them. That would be a waste of money. You wash and reuse them again, it's that simple.

Post Mon Sep 18, 2017 2:01 pm

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O swish some rubbing alcohol around in my containers, then wave them vigorously in the air until the alcohol is all evaporated. If I had a dishwasher i wouldn't bother with alcohol.

Post Tue Jan 16, 2018 8:51 pm

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I use the interlocking plastic craft containers from Dollarama about 50 cents each :)

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