Trying to remove the last remnants of tape or adhesive from plastic can be frustrating. It seems there is always a sticky patch that is inevitably left behind. There is a simple way to clean sticky plastic whether on a food container, a picture frame, or any other plastic surface you want to clean. This simple method will leave a clean and streak-free surface.


Measure out 1 tbs. of baking soda and place in a small bowl.

Measure out 1 tsp. of water and add to the baking soda.

Mix water and baking soda to make a thick paste.

Using your fingers, rub the baking soda and water mixture on the sticky plastic surface. Rub gently, using a circular motion. Continue to rub paste until the stickiness disappears.

Rinse area thoroughly with clean, warm water. Dry with towel or allow to air dry.