Upcycled Plastic Containers to use in your Pantry

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Need a quick and easy way to organize your pantry? These upcycled plastic containers will keep your kitchen pantry neat and organized.

Upcycled Plastic Containers

I’ve got a fabulous upcycle that I can’t believe I haven’t thought of sooner!

Do you have plastic containers that you throw away on a regular basis?  Well, first of all – you can recycle those bad boys but you can also upcycle them.

Start using them to store items in your pantry.  The possibilities are endless.  I started with using three to hold rice, cereal, and pasta.  As I get more, I will use them to store oatmeal, sugar, flour, and pretty much anything that will fit.  They’re great for keeping things organized in your pantry and the plastic containers make it easier to pour.

Upcycled Plastic Containers for your Kitchen Pantry

I then added chalkboard labels and I adhered the directions to the back using double sided tape.  Like I said, I can’t believe I didn’t think about this sooner.  My hubby loves orange juice and now I wish I would have saved all the plastic bottles that we’ve gone through in the past.

And a useful tip – remove the sticky residue left from the label with rubbing alcohol.

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  1. This is so smart and easy to do. I am always looking for ways to keep things out of the landfill. Thanks for this article!