Tea Stains on Rubbermaid Juice Container

Any advice on getting tea stains out of a Rubbermaid juice container?

By Darlene from CA

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July 22, 20110 found this helpful

Bleach. Fill the container with warm soapy water and add a tablespoon or so of bleach. Let sit for a while and rub with a sponge. Repeat using more bleach if the stain remains.

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July 23, 20110 found this helpful

My Mother used to put any stained plastic containers out in the sun, or on a really sunny windowsill. It may take a few days, but it usually got out stains and odors.

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July 25, 20110 found this helpful

If it's tea, make a paste from water and baking soda, apply, and scrub with an old toothbrush. You may have to let it set a while before scrubbimg. After rinsing, most of the tea stain should be gone.

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July 25, 20110 found this helpful

Fill it with water and one half cup bleach. Let set for 15 min. Then rinse with vinegar water.

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July 25, 20110 found this helpful

I haven't tried it with plastic, but I use denture cleaning tablets to get coffee and tea stains out of mugs. It's worth a try--I get them at the 99 Cent store, so they're really inexpensive. And they also help clean the toilet... :)

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