Kitchen Ideas

Odor in the fridge? We have charcoal for that!

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A few years ago a product landed on my radar that has transformed the way I look at tackling odors in the fridge and freezer (or anywhere in the house for that matter). For years we placed a bowl of baking soda in the refrigerator. If you were fortunate it wouldn’t tip over and make a mess, but who has ever been that lucky?

About 20 years ago came the baking soda boxes that had the peel away filters on the side. But there was always the challenge of replacing them in time, they only last a month, and if you aren’t on top of refreshing them, you were left with a week of all your food flavors melding together.

But there is a better way, and it comes in the form of bamboo charcoal and Moso Natural’s, Moso Bags. I’ve used these for a few years now, and I have to say, NOTHING, not even baking soda comes close to the effectiveness of these bags. The best part is they are all natural and can be quickly rejuvenated each month by setting the bags in the sun for a few hours.

The bags last for up to two years (and boy do they last) and when it’s time to replace your MosoBag with a new one, just cut open the bag and add the bamboo charcoal to your garden for an excellent fertilizer (your flowers and veggies will thank you).

I’m a big fan of the Moso Bags for the fridge and freezer, but they also work great for other odorous corners of the home, such as gym bags, shoes, and teenage bedrooms.