Along with steel utensils, plastic utensils are predominantly used in Indian kitchens to store spices, pulses, flour and other food items. Plastic lunch boxes are also prevalent these days, but what to do with the food stains? They look terrible. In addition, that plastic smell spoils the food taste too. So today, we'll tell you how to clean plastic utensils at home.

Clean With Baking Soda

After overusing plastic containers or cans, their colour fades, and a strange smell starts coming from them. If you think your kitchen containers smell bad, fill a bucket with hot water.

  1. Add three spoons of baking soda to it and mix it well. Now, dip your containers in the bucket.
  2. Make sure that the containers are completely submerged in water.
  3. Keep the containers submerged in water for about half an hour.
  4. Now, take them out and wash them with clean water.

Despite this, if the smell remains in the containers, you can adopt this second method.

Use Vinegar

If you want to remove the smell of food from your plastic tiffin, you can also use vinegar.

  1. First, mix vinegar with water and put it in the box.
  2. Seal the lid and wash it after some time.
  3. Then, wash the tiffin thoroughly.

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Use Coffee Powder

To clean the smelly plastic box:

  1. Keep the coffee powder (dry or wet) in it.
  2. Leave the coffee powder in the container.
  3. If possible, rub the coffee inside the entire can. This will also remove the dirty smell coming from your container.

Wipe It With The Newspaper

After reading the newspaper, you can also use it in household work. For this:

  1. You have to fold a large newspaper and keep it in a plastic container.
  2. Then, on the second day, take out the newspaper and wash the box with hot water.
  3. This will eliminate the smell coming from it.

The Benefit Of Using Liquid Chlorine Bleach

If food is left in plastic containers and tiffins for a long time, the smell starts coming. In this case, you should use liquid chlorine bleach to clean this smell. Cleaning with this liquid will remove odour. Another way to clean it is to clean the container thoroughly by putting surf in hot water.