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24 Storage Products Under $25 To Keep Your Leftovers Fresh AF

Better storage = longer shelf life 🍗

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Leftovers are awesome.

Leftovers are basically gifts from you to future you, and future you loves food. But unless you've got the right products for storing your excess portions, chances are you'll miss out on the maximum freshness you rightfully deserve.

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1. A three-piece set of nesting tulip bowls with locking lids that make storing a breeze.

QVC

Promising review: "I have just started buying Lock & Lock and boy have I been missing out! This set is great and all of the nestable sets are awesome because they are easier to store." —goldie69

Get it from QVC for $16.58.

2. A three-piece set using ~FreshVent technology~ to regulate oxygen and carbon dioxide, keeping produce fresh up to 80% longer!

Jet

Promising review: "Works great! I bought the large one to start off with. I put a bag's worth of spinach in it over a week ago and it is still just as crisp tonight as it was when I first put it in there." —Lovecooking101

Get it from Jet for $19.98.

3. A two-cup container set made of glass (a non-porous surface) to avoid those pesky stains and odors.

Jet

Promising review: "Perfect size for packing lunch. These work better than plastic and last much longer too! They come in different sizes, but I find the two-cup size is perfect for taking my lunch to work. And they're dishwasher, freezer, and microwaveable safe." —vnlasgr

Get the set of three containers and lids from Jet for $10.39.

4. A six-piece set of bowls with an "Easy Match" color-coded system to keep track of corresponding lids.

QVC

Promising review: "I have always liked Lock & Lock but what I really like about this set is that they stack inside each other and the sizes are awesome — from very small to an average-sized bowl. The colors are great and the dot that shows which color lid fits is a cool idea." —iesel

Get it from QVC for $16.45.

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5. A 10-piece set with built-in steam vents so you can microwave food without removing the lid.

Jet

Promising review: "This set is really well made. They are thick and sturdy. The tops are easy to latch and create a great seal because of the soft rubber edging underneath the lids. I have had them for over a month and I love them." —Lizzie

Get it from Jet for $17.29.

6. A secure 10-piece mini dome set that's perfect for tiny snacks and little bites on the go.

QVC

Promising review: "I don't like my fruit getting bruised when I carry it to work. It worked wonderfully for my peach, orange, avocado and blueberries. I just stack them separately with each matching lid in the pantry and it works great for me." —Geani

Get it from QVC for $20.50.

7. An eight-piece storage set with patented valves to create an instant vacuum that removes excess air.

Walmart

Promising review: "I love these storage containers! They are easy to store and do not take up cabinet space since they fit right into one another. I prep food for the week for my little family and this definitely keeps the food much fresher. My food lasts about 3-5 days longer in these containers." —ChellyBo76

Get it from Walmart for $21.67.

8. A secure lid made from food-grade silicone, because the clinginess of plastic wrap will drive you crazy.

surlatable.com

Promising review: "I have seen a lot of products that are a replacement to plastic wrap. But this is as simple as putting the flower on top and it actually seals to the bowl. The seal is stronger than you would expect. Great value!" —KristaK

Get it from Sur La Table for $9.95 or Amazon for $11.70.

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9. A 10-piece set with silicone seals that prevent leaks so you don't ruin your bag AGAIN.

Macy's

Promising review: "These are really great to put salads in and to encourage salad-eating away from home. It is easy to find the lids in the drawer because they are a different shape than my other ones." —heritagechickenfarmer

Get it from Macy's for $17.99.

10. A six-piece set of rectangular containers that hold up to 30 cups (!) of whatever your little heart desires.

QVC

Promising review: "I love this rectangle storage set so much that I've ordered a set for my son and daughter-in-law. This is the perfect size; it holds about four cups, stacks nicely in my fridge, and the best part is that it's nesting, so it doesn't take up too much of my limited storage space." —The Organizer

Get it from QVC for $17.60.

11. A stackable four-piece set with handles — and it's dishwasher safe and easy to clean.

QVC

Promising review: "This is my third set in nine months. I'm starting to buy for other families households now. Fantastic. I use in my pantry, freezer, and fridge. Washes in a dishwasher or by hand like a dream." —erinhovland

Get it from QVC for $19.98.

12. A 12-piece set that's absolutely perfect for side dishes and has twistable lids to ensure a tight fit.

QVC

Promising review: "I desperately needed these as I often have left over rice, veggies, or salad that would take up too much room in the fridge in conventional larger containers. I will probably come back for another set." —Claudiabell

Get it from QVC for $19.98.

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13. A Guac-Lock freshness system to keep guacamole green for longer than you even thought possible. (Seriously!)

QVC

Promising review: "I bought myself one, now I have gifted three to my friends. Keeps it fresh and green; no more brown guacamole!" —Willic

Get it from QVC for $19.98 or Amazon for $19.99.

14. A 12-count of short glass jars with steel lids perfect for canning or preserving.

Jet

Promising review: "These jars are of high quality and seal well. They are perfect for gift giving. I particularly appreciated that they came in heavy cardboard boxes, with each jar having its own cell, so they will be easy to transport." —Nancy

Get it from Jet for $10.97 or Amazon for $15.16.

16. A package of four eco-friendly containers made from 100% recycled plastics. Plus, they come with screw-on tops for extra security.

Walmart

Promising review: "Had to buy a second set because we use for everything! For tuna for crackers, for peanut butter to dip apples, if you need more than just a little salad dressing, but less than a whole meal, this is like a side dish portion holder, durable and no known leaks." —AmandaScott

Get it from Walmart for $5.58 or Amazon for $9.46.

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17. A large-mouth tub for smooth pouring. It's BPA-free and holds almost two gallons of leftover snacks.

Jet

Promising review: "I already had three of these Rubbermaid cereal keepers for seven years and liked them a lot. When I saw this price, I bought ten more. Excellent seal and very comfortable grip. They fit perfectly on top of my refrigerator." —thecasualconsumer

Get it from Jet for $7.17 or Amazon for $11.46.

18. A set of storage blocks that snap together in multiple configurations to fit in nearly any lunch box.

Walmart

Promising review: "The lunchblox are perfect for packing my son's school lunch and special diet as I can trust them not to leak out any oils, and the orderly format of the set helps to make his lunch look 'fun' instead of weird." —SBGF

Get a two-pack from Walmart for $19.83 or Amazon for $2.39.

19. A stylish four-count set with two unique designs that feature built-in ventilation for easy reheating.

Walmart

Promising review: "Beautiful storage containers. These containers are gorgeous, and much larger than i expected." —JulsM83

Get it from Walmart for $15.88 or Amazon for $26.91.

20. A pair of silicone avocado savers that preserve unused halves and keep them from browning.

Uncommon Goods

Promising review: "I include avocados in my diet almost everyday. I can safely save half for the next day without unappetizing brown color." —Raye

Get them from Uncommon Goods for $7.95 or Amazon for $10.95.

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21. A set of four jars with BPA-free lids perfect for storing baby food.

Target

Promising review: "These are so handy for those tiny dabs of leftovers that are just too good to toss out. I've found so many uses for them it's impossible to list them all. Easy to see what's inside, and they are great for many uses." —ChynaRose

Get it from Target for $5.49 or Amazon for $11.48.

22. A 24-piece set from Rubbermaid with snap lids that fit onto its base so they'll never đź‘Ź go đź‘Ź missing đź‘Ź.

Jet

Promising review: "This was a great buy! So many containers for such an amazing price! I just ordered two more boxes. Our large 10-person family uses these a lot. Totally recommend." —RebeccaTriska

Get it from Jet for $10.

23. A glass container that can withstand up to 450°F and is even freezer safe too.

Target

Promising review: "I bought 15 of these so I could meal prep for three weeks of lunches. They are awesome. No leaks." —GrandmaBear

Get it from Target for $5.29.

24. A two-tiered egg keeper so you can still hold onto those extra hors d'oeuvres.

Kohl's

Promising review: "I don’t buy specialty containers for anything, but I like making deviled eggs, and they are so difficult to transport. This container is perfect." —CountrySportsFan

Get it from Kohl's for $13.59.

Reviews have been edited for clarity.