National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is commemorated on November 15 of every year. National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is created to encourage the people to clean the refrigerator for upcoming holidays. It is the perfect time to clean the fridge, as you will need space for the upcoming holidays and it also a perfect time to check the temperature in your fridge before you start storing all kinds of expensive holiday food in it.
“Cleaning is my favorite way to relax. I clear things out and get rid of the stuff I don’t need. When the food pantry and the refrigerator are organized, I feel less stressed.” – Jennifer Morrison
History of National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
In 1999, the Home Economists at Whirlpool Home Appliances created the National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day to encourage the people to clean out their refrigerator for the upcoming holidays. With the holidays quickly approaching and Thanksgiving is around the corner, Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is a perfect day to poke your head in the fridge and do some cleaning.
Other Celebrations on November 15
November 15 is also celebrated as
- Use Less Stuff Day
- Beaujolais Nouveau Day
- National Philanthropy Day
- Social Enterprise Day
- I Love to Write Day
How to Celebrate National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
The best way to celebrate the day is by cleaning the refrigerator. The suggestions for cleaning the refrigerator are
- Clean out each shelf on the fridge.
- Completely wipe down the inside parts of the fridge.
- Then wash the places near and underneath the drawers.
- Throw away all expired food and any moldy food.
- Get rid of anything on the refrigerator that you do not use.
- The restock the shelves and drawers with good food for the upcoming holidays.
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