Musty Smell on Tupperware

By Ima Lee McCoy 1

How do you get the smell out of plastic glasses and bowls? My tupperware has a musty smell. I have tried soda.

Ima Lee from Sulphur Springs, TX

Ad
Showing: Answers Sort

By guest (Guest Post) Flag

January 9, 2007

I have used each of these at different times with success:

- crumple up newspaper and stuff inside with the lid on and leave for a day or two. take out and repeat with new newspaper if needed.

- put upside down out on the grass outside...as long as it is not windy out :-)

- put out in the sun

- put some baking soda in with the lid on and leave for several days. repeat if necessary.

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

By guest (Guest Post) Flag

January 12, 2007

I have always used a mix of baking soda and vinegar in hot soapy water. Allow to sit for about 20 minutes then use a scrubber pad to scrub. Rinse in very hot water then in very cold and let air dry.

If able set in the sun to dry also may whiten it as well.

Good Luck!

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

By nancy nunez 12 7 Flag

July 21, 2009

I like to store the lids on my tupperware so I dont have to search for them, and fortunately i have room to do so. I put in a coffee filter and then close the top almost all the way and they don't have a musty smell!

ReplyWas this helpful? Yes

Comment

Categories
Home and Garden Cleaning DishesJanuary 9, 2007
More to Explore
ThriftyFun on Facebook ThriftyFun on Pinterest Enter a Contest Free Newsletters Ask a Question Share a Post
Related Guides
cleaning bucket
Eliminating Musty Smells from a Room
Must Leather Couch
Removing Musty Smell From Leather Furniture
Old Stained Book Laying Open
Removing Musty Smell from Books
Food in Tupperware
Cleaning Stained Tupperware
© 1997-2016 by Cumuli, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Published by . Page generated on February 8, 2016 at 10:57:50 PM on 10.0.2.83 in 1 seconds. Use of this web site constitutes acceptance of ThriftyFun's Disclaimer and Privacy Policy. If you have any problems or suggestions feel free to Contact Us.
 
NewestOldestMost HelpfulLeast HelpfulRelevance
Site MenuShare a PostContestsAsk a QuestionAbout ThriftyFun
BrowseAll By DateAll GuidesAll QuestionsAll VideosRecent FeedbackLonely Questions
CategoriesBetter LivingBudget & FinanceBusiness & LegalConsumer AdviceCraftsEducationEntertainmentFood & RecipesGarage SalesHealth & BeautyHolidays & PartiesHome & GardenMake Your OwnOrganizingParentingPetsTravel & RecreationWeddings