They were busting when i picked them up. I had so many one time i took them to the dump.
Later wash the plastic with normal water and you will observe that the odor is gone.
How to get pickle smell out of plastic bucket. Prepare a half water half bleach solution and allow the container to soak in it for about 3 to 4 hours. Wash the plastic container with soap and water. The acids in the pickle brine work their way into the plastic but proper deodorizing can remove them so you can reuse your storage barrels for other pantry items.
I usually use 1 2 borax and hot water in containers to get the smell out don t know if it will work for pickles but worth a try. The buckets are once used that had pickles in them so they are in like new condition. Close the lid and let sit for a week or more.
A couple of weeks open in the sun will air them out. 5 ways to remove odors from plastic containers farnoosh torabi it s always nice to have thanksgiving leftovers to enjoy but once the food s gone the smell can linger in your plastic containers. Baking soda is well known for getting the smell of clothes and various other things.
Fill the buckets with this let stand for at least 6 hours recommended for 12 hours. Make a half and half solution of white vinegar and water. I get about two a week from work.
Keep them stored out of the sun as they will get brittle over time. No really fast way. Rinse out with hot water and dry.
Fill up the bucket with both baking soda and newspaper. Once clean and aired out they are good to go. This method required me to place baking soda and newspaper to absorb the smell in the bucket.
I have been getting them for a while all the previous ones have been washed out have no smell to them but the last batch i received were not washed out with a strong smell of pickles. Large pickle barrels are sized just right to store flour and grains but the persistent odor of the barrel s former occupant can add an unsavory odor to the food. Video of the day.
Then fill it with. Some you couldn t pick up.