I just found a container that had been in my fridge for (apparently) quite some time (I was wondering where it was). After emptying it, letting it soak in hot, soapy water and washing it several times, it still stinks. Is there a way to get rid of the foul odor?
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This one worked!! My container smells fresh and clean!
EM, i.e. Effective Micro-organisms might do the trick. Google this to find out more about it.
Lactic acid bacteria might help. Fill the container with milk and allow it to go sour and moldy over a week or two.
That's actually a brilliant idea. I've got a compost pile going in the backyard, I should probably use the dirt from that? My soil is nothing but clay and sand (hence the compost pile).
Two years later, I am wondering if Daughter of Maat tried the experiment and whether it worked or not.
Oh brilliant, I didn't think of contacting Rubbermaid lol. I'l try jonny's idea (since it's free) and check their website at the same time. Thank you!!!
I kind of like cristale's idea of putting a different (nice smelling) food in it.......I suggest CHOCOLATE cake!!
lmao, I really don't want to run the risk of my yummy chocolate cake smelling like bad broccoli.... EEEWWWW!!! Ick yuck... can you imagine if it tasted like that???
Daughter....Do you mean to say, you've never eaten chocolate-coated broccoli??? What a sheltered life you lead!! lol
This worked well actually, it got out most of the nasty ordor, but it still left a bit, so I'm trying lemon juice next... :D
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Should I soak it in lemon juice? lol it's really bad... or would washing it suffice you think?
Yep, I would just squirt a little bit and rub it around. Then let it sit for a bit and wash it out again. Baking soda is a good idea too. Just a little bit, it's fairly cheap.