Uses for Tic Tac Containers

I admit freely that I am a mock croc fanatic. There, I said it. All of my purse items match. Wallet, lighter, planner, kindle cover, etc. So, when I had to begin keeping my testing equipment with me, I found a wonderful container for it.


The only problem was the round test strip containers wouldn't let it close without a big bulge. So I transferred them to an empty Tic Tac box. Now everything inside is sterile, fits perfect and is with me when I need it.

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May 27, 2010

How can I reuse a Tic Tac container?

By isabel from Santa Ana


May 27, 20100 found this helpful

Store small things like paper clips buttons etc. You can also use them to take a few days of a prescription on a trip. They will fit in your purse. You can roll thread around a folded piece of paper and carry a needle and a few buttons for and emergency sewing kit.

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May 27, 20100 found this helpful

I bought one of those"eye glasses"repair kit at Dollar General.It has different size tiny screws, extra nose pads etc. Everything fits great and secure.

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August 3, 20100 found this helpful

My mom loves those for storing tiny beads and safety pins, etc.

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January 15, 20110 found this helpful

Using it for meds is ok, just as along they aren't narcotics. Narcotics must be stored in the container from the pharmacy. I was doing this too and should've known better (I'm a nurse) so I called my sheriff's dept. and they gave me the scoop.

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November 14, 20120 found this helpful

You can fill them with dried seeds and tiny trinkets for a find it game. You can even add water, food dye, glitter, sand and small beads for an aquarium.

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July 29, 20170 found this helpful

They make great spice containers for camping. I filled mine with my favorite spices, stuck a label on them and keep them all in a plastic recipe box for easy access.

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July 29, 20170 found this helpful

I use them for mu favorite spices for camping. I just fill them with my favorite spices, print up a label for each one and store them all neatly in my plastic recipe box.

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July 22, 2014

Does anyone have any Tic Tac containers they want to sell?

By KelliLogan13 from Texas


July 23, 20140 found this helpful

I have quite a few I am using to store ribbons - but will be glad to ship you as many as I can. All you have to do is pay the postage - not sure how that would work!

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July 23, 20140 found this helpful

Hi! I sell all sizes if flip top containers at my bead shop.. they start at 25 cents. I am beadlady at beadlady dot biz. Thanks Cindy

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May 27, 2010

Tips for reusing those plastic containers that tic tac breath mints come in.

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