How do I clean sticky Tupperware ?

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  • Sharon Roscher Sharon Roscher on Oct 05, 2018

    Original blue Dawn liquid soap always works for me. Hope this helps.

  • Janice Janice on Oct 06, 2018

    Yes, Dawn should do the trick, if not add some baking soda to the Dawn to make a paste and scrub with that.

  • Johanna Johanna on Oct 06, 2018

    Don't put it in the dishwasher.

  • Lin28395734 Lin28395734 on Oct 06, 2018

    Thoroughly dissolve dishwasher detergent in a bucket of very hot water. Allow the sticky Tupperware to soak for several hours.

  • Jup10760641 Jup10760641 on Oct 06, 2018

    After cleanibg, set the Tupperware in the sun for several hours.

  • Rgriese Rgriese on Oct 06, 2018

    Rubbing alcohol

  • Barbara Barbara on Oct 06, 2018

    Vinegar will cut the sticky, just like it does with merchandise sticky tags.

  • Fiddledd224 Fiddledd224 on Oct 06, 2018

    I would wipe each piece down with lemon juice to not only take out the stickiness but to help bleach any discoloration.

  • Actually, sometimes you have to fight fire with fire... so to speak. The stickiness may be caused from old oils on the tupperware. Just like some labels that don't come off with water soluble cleaner, oil is the key to cleaning it off. Here is a post showing the way I clean those sticky labels off.

  • Harley Hoover Harley Hoover on Oct 06, 2018

    If you are referring to the "rubbery" parts, you probably will not be able to, but if the warranty is still the same, you can get them replaced.

  • MEG MEG on Oct 07, 2018

    Soak it in hot water with a little bleach. Should remove all and any residue.

  • Nancy Myers Bachelder Nancy Myers Bachelder on Oct 07, 2018

    Ammonia is the perfect sticky-remover...it gets rid of grease really fast!

  • Wsl7304262 Wsl7304262 on Oct 14, 2018

    Add some drops of lemon oil to your water when you wash dishes.... you will be amazed at all your dishes.... but it has worked for me on the older Tupperware I have.

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