Repurposing Your Kitchen Canisters

I’ll admit it. 

I have a hard time throwing out food canisters while simultaneously buying tupperware and storage containers at the store.  Especially now that they make them with built in handles and flip tops! 

I buy Eclipse gum just for the little container because it has so many repurposes!


And the Folgers coffee or Enfamil canisters can be used to sort:

  • children’s toys (Legos, magnetic alphabet letters, Mr Potato Head, Polly Pockets)
  • beauty products (sponge rollers, scarves, hairbands, brushes)
  • pantry items (tea bags, flour/sugar, candy)
  • garage organization (screws, bolts, batteries, seed packets)

So think twice before you throw out that canister! 

What other practical uses have you come up with for your food containers?


About ~Sarah

Artist. Musician. Writer. Mother. Daughter. Friend. Christian. Existentialist. Pilgrim.

Posted on December 13, 2011, in home, organization, problem solving, repurposing. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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