How can I get red enchilada sauce stains out of plastic containers?
Ginger from Bellingham, WA
By Ginger Pope
By Holly 02/06/2009
Next choice is to wash well and then only use the stained containers for staining food items.
By Chris from PA. (Guest Post)02/05/2009
I use automatic dishwashing powder. You can get this at any Dollar General or Walmart Store. You don't need to buy the expensive brands. Just pour a little in your container, fill it with hot water and let it soak. Stains come right off.
By Kim Churchman 02/05/2009
I just wash mine well and ignore the tint, then when I use them for something else the pink has faded and then it's gone. Mostly for containers I use pint wide-mouth canning jars, they last forever, they're see-thru, easy to wash and no staining at all.
By Angelina (Guest Post)02/04/2009
I have luck putting the stained plastic containers out in the bright sun. They come out like new. This truly is a very frugal procedure. I hope it works for you.
No need to buy special cleaning products. Soak stained plastic containers in warm soapy water with a little bleach added.
By Mary 02/04/2009
I agree with the Plastic Booster. It comes in a tube like hand lotion, look for it with the dishwasher detergents. You add it with your regular detergent.
I was skeptical when I first tried it but it really works!
You can also set them out in the sunshine if you live where the weather is nice.
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