10/26/2012 08:46 am ET Updated Oct 26, 2012

How To Remove Mineral Stains From Glasses With Potato Skins

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Having stains on your glasses sure is one way to ruin a party. But unfortunately, marks from mineral deposits are common when you've washed your glassware in the dishwasher. Luckily, the staff over at Thrift Culture Now found a clever way to remove mineral stains from glasses.

Simply use the flesh side of a potato skin and rub the spots on your glass. This should remove any grime that's been left behind.

This tip gives us a new reason to save our potato peels after cooking. Plus, you don’t have to use a glass cleaner that may contain harmful chemicals.

Also check out our post on other repurposing ideas for potatoes.

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