When someone hears the words bulk food storage containers they often just think of only using them in their refrigerator or in the freezer. Many companies use these to store their bulk food supplies until they are ready for use. Some businesses use these bulk food storage containers to ship food and produce items to companies that need large quantities.
It is way to ship can be environmentally friendly because they are reusable and that will save on cardboard, wood and paper products that would normally be used to ship these items and then later discarded after use. These bulk food storage containers may be a little costlier to purchase and use but for the environment it will be a whole lot better.
If your need not on the larger industrial scale, then smaller uses for these maybe just what you are looking for. Depending on what uses you may have for these items you can purchase them at your local stores, online and even on Television. They vary from plastic to glass, large to small, colors, types and styles.
Plastic bulk food storage containers can be used to store leftover foods in your refrigerator or in your freezer. If that is the use you are planning them to be used for then find the ones that are specially designed for that type of use. Some of them will state right on the container that they are freezer, refrigerator and microwaveable safe. Most of the time take note and be aware of what foods can be stored in them and for what uses there intended for.
Maybe you like to can your vegetables that has been grown in the garden. Then the use of canning jars and lids designed for this type of purpose would be best. Canning jars are pressure sealed for longer storage then the plastic ones and that means they store on your pantry shelf until needed.
Using these containers help you save money no matter what kind of budget you may have. They come in several sizes for easy storage, you can wash and reuse them plus having lids that go on them will eliminate your need for foil and plastic wraps.