I do a 2 stage soak, and a rinse.
1) a few scoops of oxyclean to large cooler of warm h20 to remove labels, let air dry
2) bleach water in 2nd large cooler. drain bottles and "cap" with aluminum foil. store until ready to use.
(Do not rinse until ready to use. I have stored these bleached bottles for sevearl months before use)
3) Rinse with hot tap water from jet bottle rinser.
I have my next two batches of bottles bleached and ready to go. just need to give them a rinse before using.
If residue is still in the bottom is bottle after oxyclean soak bottle gets tossed, no point in scrubbing. I've recently had some stubborn labels, they also got tossed. I have a good supply of bottles... not worth my time to scrub.
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Last edited by starrfish; 02-23-2009 at 02:06 PM.