8 stylish countertop storage solutions for National Bulk Foods Week
In addition to saving cash and keeping green by hitting up your grocer's bulk bins this week, outfit your kitchen with attractive receptacles to store your garbanzo beans, granola and gluten-free flaxseed.
Tue, Oct 15 2013 at 9:30 AM
With another National Bulk Foods Week
upon us (the Bulk is Green Council's annual celebration of the money-saving, waste-reducing joys
of purchasing dry goods, spices, and
6 pounds of yoghurt covered raisins
other pantry staples from the bulk bins at your local grocery store or natural foods market), I'm back with a few good-looking recommendations for places to put all that loot. Some, but not all, of my picks are made from recycled/recyclable materials.
And as I've said before
, rinsing out and reusing those old pickle jars or tapping into your cache of well-loved canning jars and using them as storage for your stockpile of elbow macaroni is often the most economically sensible way to approach this. However, if you've been dying to spruce up that barren, appliance-heavy countertop just a bit with something a bit more special, look no further ...
Recycled Glass Containers with Cork Lids @ West Elm
Acacia Wood Mason Jar (Large) @ Terrain
Bamboo & Cork Canisters @ Bambu
($14 - $30)
Presso Glass Storage Jar by Bodum (64 oz) @ Vine
Small Storage Jar by Sagaform @ Target.com
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