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How To Get Rid Of Refrigerator Odors With Oatmeal

11/21/2012 08:32 am ET
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It’s pretty unpleasant when you’re cleaning out your fridge and you suddenly smell a nasty odor. Whether it’s old takeout or just some fruits and veggies that have gone bad, you’ll definitely want to nip gross smells in the bud. Luckily, you don’t have to cover the odor with harsh chemicals.The Daily Green found a cool way to get rid of refrigerator odors naturally.

All you have to do is place some oatmeal in the fridge and it will absorb any rancid aromas. The site recommends opening up a canister, but we think placing some in a bowl will work just as good if you don’t want to use the whole container.

We always enjoy reading about natural ways to clean and freshen our homes. And this trick in particular is helpful because we want to make sure we’re only using safe products around our food. And let’s face it, what could be safer than some good old oatmeal?

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