Interior stylist shares the way to remove mould from steel bottles

How you can remove mould from stainless steel water bottles using RICE

  • A Sydney interior stylist shared her hack for removing mould from steel bottles
  • Anita Birges uses only a few household items to eliminate the bottle’s grime
  • She uses a simple combination of uncooked rice, dishwashing liquid and water 
  • She simply shakes the mixture up and tips it out to reveal a spotless water bottle
  • An interior stylist has shared her helpful hack for cleaning stainless steel water bottles and removing any built up mould from inside.

    Anita Birges, from Sydney, says people would be shocked to learn how much mould builds up inside the bottles and it only takes a couple of household items to eliminate the grime.

    She first begins by pouring one third of a cup of uncooked rice into a stainless steel water bottle.

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    The television talent first begins by pouring one third cup of uncooked rice into a stainless steel water bottle

    Next she squeezes only a small amount of dishwashing liquid into the bottle full of uncooked rice

     Anita Birges [pictured] from Sydney has shared her helpful hack for cleaning stainless steel water bottles and removing any built up mould from inside

    Next she squeezes only a small amount of dishwashing liquid into the bottle full of uncooked rice.

    Anita tops the rice and dishwashing liquid with half a cup of water and then screws the stainless steel water bottle lid on tightly.

    She then shakes up the water bottle full of rice and soap thoroughly to eliminate the mouldy interior.

    Anita tops the rice and dishwashing liquid with half a cup of water and then screws the stainless steel water bottle lid on tightly.

    She then shakes up the water bottle full of rice and soap thoroughly to eliminate the mouldy interior

    Once the bottle has been shook well she pours the rice, water and dishwashing mixture out of the bottle and over a sieve into the sink

    Once the bottle has been shook well she pours the rice, water and dishwashing mixture out of the bottle and over a sieve into the sink.

    Finally she rinses the stainless steel bottle thoroughly with water and reveals and spotless and shining mould-free water bottle interior.

    Many have commented below Anita’s post thanking her for the handy cleaning hack on how to remove mould from the bottles’ small and awkward space.








    Finally she rinses the stainless steel bottle thoroughly with water and reveals and spotless and shining mould-free water bottle interior.

    Finally she rinses the stainless steel bottle thoroughly with water and reveals and spotless and shining mould-free water bottle interior. 

    A woman commented below the post sharing that she uses ‘a knife or fork to squish a cloth into the corners [of the bottle], then rinses thoroughly’ to remove mould.

    Another woman shared that she uses ‘denture cleaning tablets’ to rid grime from the interior of the bottles.

    ‘Thank you for sharing this, I just chucked mine out if they got mouldy,’ a woman said on Instagram.