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How To Clean Stained Tupperware in Just a Few Seconds

No special cleansers or brushes necessary.


There is nothing worse than a smelly, stained-but-“clean” Tupperware container. Who wants to put fresh leftovers in something that seems like it needs to go right back into the dishwasher? So what’s the answer when it comes to how to clean stained Tupperware?

Most of us have plastic containers stacked in our kitchen cabinets for leftovers when we can’t finish a meal. But how many of those look dingy after holding pasta sauce, soups, and other food for a few days? If you’ve been thinking you have to accept living with tinted containers, think again — there’s a super easy hack to clean stained Tupperware that works in just a few seconds.

A TikTok Tupperware Miracle

A woman named Adi Kempler shared her secret to getting rid of greasy Tupperware stains on social media and the simple trick is blowing a lot of minds. All you need is some regular dish soap, a few shreds of a paper towel, and warm water from your sink. Shake that all up and watch the stains disappear.

Take a look at how it works:

Pretty magical, right?

More than three million views and thousands of comments later, viewers agree this gentle remedy is life-changing. No more throwing out containers because you assume they’ll never return to their clear glory!

We don’t know how this clever hack went under our radar before, but we’re glad to have it now, that’s for sure. And by minimizing your plastic consumption, you’ll be doing your bit for the environment, too.

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