Store garlic or onions in plastic tubs, and even repeated dishwasher runs can’t eliminate the smell in the empty containers. there is no need to toss them in the trash. Executive Maids shares a simple tip for getting rid of this stinky situation.
Bruce Lubin, author of “Who Knew? 10,001 Easy Solutions to Everyday Problems from TeleBrands,” has an unconventional trick.
“To remove odors from dishes, bottles or plastic containers for good, add a teaspoon of any yellow mustard to hot water and let the item soak in the mixture for five minutes,” he says. “Properties in mustard actually lift odors from plastic. Wash as you normally would after, and you won’t have to worry about mustard-scented Tupperware either.”