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Which volume plastic box for washing powder?

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ChipmunkSundays Wed 15-Mar-17 20:07:01

Our washing powder is getting damp inside its cardboard box so I need to get a plastic tub to keep it in, maybe a cereal dispenser style one. I don't have anything to hand right now that I can use to measure the volume of 3kg of washing powder (given that all the boxes are measured in litres), so I'm not sure how big a box I need. Does anyone know? Most of the ones I've seen in the shops like the IKEA 365 one look too small.

PolterGoose Wed 15-Mar-17 20:14:27

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ChipmunkSundays Thu 16-Mar-17 07:50:23

Thanks, Poltergoose (love the name!). Can I ask what weight your 40 wash box of powder is?

e1y1 Fri 17-Mar-17 19:44:21

Ah just done this myself.

The 40 wash boxes are 3.2kg - you can get almost (but not quite) 2 of these into a 7 litre box.

If you buy the 80 wash boxes, they're around 4.5kg - so a 8-10L needed.

And the 100 wash boxes are 6.5kg, so will need at least a 15 litre box.

PolterGoose Fri 17-Mar-17 19:49:55

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