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cynthia mosher 03-19-2013 12:21 PM

I'm looking for a way to keep my produce fresh so I don't toss so much out. I've seen something called "green bags" that are supposed to keep produce fresh for much longer than usual. Anyone tried them? Do they work well? 


birdie.lee 03-24-2013 06:37 AM

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htcmom 03-28-2013 06:55 PM

I have never personally used them but a friend of mine swears by them. She says they definitely work and work great.

Dianamal 03-28-2013 09:17 PM

I used them in the past and they worked okay but the maintenance was kind of a pain. I wanted to reuse them so that meant washing them out and I was never sure if the washing took away from their effectiveness.

Now I use these things: http://www.amazon.com/gp/aw/d/B005W6DRNY

They work really well, last for three months at a time and I just toss one in each fridge bin and the counter fruit bowl.

erigeron 03-28-2013 09:21 PM

I haven't conducted a methodical test but I think they work. They last for a while. My husband's family likes to give practical gifts and we have been using the same Green Bags we got for Christmas a few years ago off and on for quite some time. 


mambera 04-02-2013 12:09 AM

For green leafies I wash and spin dry the day I buy them, then store in a Pyrex or Tupperware with a paper towel in the bottom.  Lettuce stays good enough for green salad up to 3 weeks that way.



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