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seems like only way to carry bulk spices home from grocery store plastic free is glass bottles or steel cannisters. (any other ways you can think of?) since i bike commute, lighter, less fragile steel containers appeal to me more. what are people using? i found some online, looking mostly for really small cannisters as i only use tiny bits of any spice over any period of time.
February 16, 2010
I bike too. I just bring small glass jars. I also will bring small paper bags that I reuse over and over again. It helps -- if you know you are going to shop for bulk spices -- to bring a funnel.
December 3, 2011
I'd look into tins like these (I'm not recommending the store, just the images). They're mostly aluminum and will dent under impact, but you can get them pretty cheap. Frontier Co-op carries a few sizes. Or you could get a magnetic spice rack -- but they nearly always have clear plastic tops, so the light can degrade your spices.
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