Sometimes, spending a little cash up front can save you money down the road. The key is to invest in smart items that will not only save you money, but will also save you the trouble of having to shop for something over and over again. Save now to make you and your wallet happy. Below are very reasonably priced kitchen items that can do just that.
Green Gobbler Bio-Flow Drain Strips easily break down grease, fats, oils, soap scum, and food build up. Just pop one of the strips down the drain and it’ll proactively work to break up grease and gunk. Avoid having to call the plumber by using monthly to keep your pipes smelling fresh and flowing freely. Drain Strips, $10 for 24
Yes, the dishwasher is used for cleaning dishes, however it needs to be cleaned as well. Designed to power away lime and mineral build-up that can occur inside your dishwasher. Use once a month to keep your dishwasher fresher and cleaner. 2 pack for $12
The long, narrow head reaches into small jars to scrape every last bit of your peanut butter, jelly, mayonnaise, condiments, and lengthening the need to buy more. Dishwasher safe and made with BPA-free silicone. Jar Scraper Spatula, $9 and four different colors to choose from
Where have these been all my life!? The GripStic reusable sealing rod locks air and moisture out to prevent your chips, pretzels, snacks, and cereal from going stale. The GripStics also prevents freezer burn and keeps food fresh longer. GripStic 12 pk, $20
Each of these reusable bags can save you from having to buy 350 disposable bags — or more a year. They come in a 10-pack with five sandwich-size and five snack-size bags. These reusable storage bags are made of food-grade PEVA material and are BPA FREE. 10 pack, $12.99
The ability to extend the life of produce and absorb odors from the refrigerator is possible with Bluapple with Activated Carbon. Just toss a Bluapple in each crisper drawer. They start working immediately. They can keep produce fresher for two to three times longer. Each packet inside the Bluapple lasts three months. 2 Pack, $13.99
The Nalgene OG water filter bottle saves the Earth over 550 plastic water bottles from our landfills & oceans. This USA made eco-friendly organic coconut shell based carbon fiber mesh filter is an environment friendly filtration media that is approved by NSF/ANSI standards. Don’t waste money buying water in plastic bottles!
The deluxe cold brew coffee maker is a durable BPA-Free Tritan pitcher with an airtight lid & non-slip silicone handle. Once brewed, concentrated coffee can be kept fresh in the TAKEYA airtight cold brew for up to 2 weeks and used for both hot and iced coffees. Think of how much time and money you will save by skipping Starbucks! 1 Quart, $21.99
These heavy-duty bamboo towels are stronger, more absorbent and durable than regular paper towels. Made from a sustainable organic bamboo source, each roll comes with 20 perforated 11"x12" lint free bamboo sheets that can be tossed into your washing machine and used over 120 times. Using bamboo towels decreases 3,000 tons of paper towel waste a day. Save trees while saving space and money.