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Whether you're a certified hoarder or are just messy, get things put away, organized, and under control with this Howcast series.
You Will Need
- Airtight containers
- Labels (optional)
Remove nonperishable items
Remove items that don't need refrigeration. Food items such as tomatoes, onions, and potatoes can be kept at room temperature.
Group taller items together
Group taller items toward the back so you can see the items in the front.
Keep meat on bottom
Keep all meat in the bottom drawer. This will prevent cross-contamination through any drippings.
Keep vegetables in crisper
Keep all fruits and vegetables in the salad crisper.
Store leftovers in airtight containers.
Put items that will not spoil with changing temperatures, such as condiments, in the door compartment.
Go through refrigerator
Go through your refrigerator on a weekly basis. Throw away items that are past the due date. Enjoy the ease of an organized refrigerator.