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Collapsible Food Storage Containers, Set of 3, by Progressive International
$17.95
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$17.95
Highlights
Why It Gets Our Seal of Approval
  • Full size bowls collapse down to 1/3 their original size
  • Easy, compact storage reduces the need for disposable containers
  • Microwave and dishwasher safe
  • Great for taking restaurant leftovers home
  • Perfect for bringing lunch - just collapse the bowl down when you're done and wash at home
  • BPA-free, also free of phthalates and lead

Progressive International's innovative, collapsible bowls are a convenient, reusable alternative to disposable dishes, plates and Styrofoam take-out containers. They store flat, so you can bring them with you to the cafeteria, picnic or office. Each bowl expands to a sturdy, full-size dish and collapses to one-third its original size for easy transport and storage.
More Product Details
Dimensions
Set of 3 includes containers (with lids)--

Small 1.5 cup: Diameter 5"; 1" flattened, 2.25" H expanded
Medium 3 cup: Diameter 6.5", 1" H when flattened, 3" H expanded
Large 5 cup: Diameter 7", 1" H when flattened, 3.25" expanded

Materials
The hard tops and bottoms of the bowls are made from Polypropylene. Collapsible sides made of TPE.

Sustainability
Billions of pre-packaged, single serve snacks, disposable plastic baggies and containers for taking home restaurant leftovers are consumed each year. They generate millions of tons of unnecessary waste, not to mention the natural resources required to make them in the first place. These conveniences cost consumers billions of dollars each year. By using reusable food containers, you drastically reduce your need for use-and-toss plastic baggies, wraps and aluminum foil. Plus, you can save money and eat healthier by creating your own single servings, instead of buying pre-packaged ones.

About Progressive International
Now in their 37th year of operation, Progressive International offers a wide array of innovative household items. Their line focuses on high functionality, efficiency and a distinct, clean aesthetic.

Care Instructions
Bowls are microwave safe (lids are not).

Country of Origin
Responsibly made in China

Progressive International Product Name and Number
  • Collapsible Storage Bowls Set (CB-6)
Reviews
4.5
4.5 (based on 35 customer reviews)
By Barbara C
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3/15/2013 11:46:00 AM
5.0 Great idea

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I take oatmeal to work for my breakfast. It is so nice after consuming my breakfast to pop it down to the smaller size to take home. Because of the collapsible feature it is much easier to store at home.
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By teresa g
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1/16/2013 3:02:00 PM
5.0 LOVE THESE - FANTASTIC PRODUCT

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These containers are such a great invention - I keep one or all in my purse at all times and it is amazing how often I'll pull one out to use. Leftovers from restaurants go home with us guilt-free (I despise single-use disposable items like take-out containers!). They are lightweight and compact in my purse and they don't leak when in use...I'd recommend these for everyone!
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By Stefani L A
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9/17/2012 10:06:00 AM
4.0 Nice for takeout

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I use these containers only for taking home leftovers after eating out. I love how small they are when collapsed. I can easily fit them in my purse. I have had a couple of comments on them looking cute when I've used them. I have given them 4 stars because soup would not be good for carrying in them. The lids are not airtight and easily come off. Just make sure you keep the container upright when food is inside and you are good to go.
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By Michele G
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9/15/2012 3:21:00 PM
5.0 All containers should be like these

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Really convenient to use and to store (especially if you are in a small kitchen like me) - highly recommended.
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By Kristi B
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9/10/2012 8:20:00 PM
1.0 GREAT IDEA, bad product

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I was really happy when I saw this item. What a great idea! Collapsible storage containers.

They are compact but the lids fit so loosely it defeats the purpose.

I had to put rubber bands around the full containers to assure the lids stayed on and did not spill all over everything.



A real disappointment
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By Laurie S
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8/10/2012 5:46:00 PM
3.0 One suggestion...

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You can't tell what's inside them! a clear lid would be helpful.
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By Laura H
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4/24/2012 11:14:00 AM
4.0 Like these a lot

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I really like these because they don't take up a lot of storage space and they are all good sizes for storing food in refrigerator, etc. The downside is remembering not to push the lid too hard and the bowl folds back down with food in it. Just remember to grip the upper edge of the bowl to put the lid on.
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By Marijean S
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4/20/2012 4:58:00 AM
5.0 Worth it!

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A great "to-go" item to stash in your lunch bag. Since the

lids are not 100% dependable with staying in place, I usually

put my salad, chips, (or whatever I'm using the bowl for) in a separate reusable bag, then empty its' contents into these storage container at lunch.

Ingenious design! Takes virtually no room and weighs like a feather.
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By Sherry D
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4/14/2012 8:10:00 AM
5.0 Outstanding service and product

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I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE my new collapsible food storage containers! I bought them so that I could keep one in my purse when I go to restaurants. That way, I can take some of the huge portions normally served at most restaurants, put it in the container for lunch, or whatever, the next day. What's new about this? People have been taking home doggie bags for years, right! Well, having the container available immediately when the food is served saves me from the temptation of eating too many calories before I even take the first bite, always a good thing in my case. But my MAIN PURPOSE is to avoid contributing more styrofoam or plastic to the environment. This makes me HAPPY!!! And, by the way, I don't give a hoot how dorky anyone thinks I am for doing this. As a matter of fact, from the people I've told about this, you should experience an increase in sales of this product because all my friends think it's a fabulous idea and asked me for details on these containers. THANK YOU!
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By Caitlin C
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4/1/2012 10:10:00 PM
4.0 Great for leftovers

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I keep one of these in my purse at all times, and they are perfect for taking home leftovers at restaurants. I use the medium size the most by far, and I wish I could have bought just that size instead of the three-pack, but I do sometimes use the larger one for my boyfriend's leftovers when we eat out together. As a bonus, these are also great for astonishing your friends! All my friends' jaws drop when they see me pop this out of my purse! I do sometimes worry about the lids, because they don't feel very secure, but I haven't had any problems with them yet. Mine did stain a little after taking home and reheating some Italian food with a tomato sauce, but that's the only disappointment I've had with these so far. I recommend them to everybody.
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By Amy P
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2/20/2012 5:24:00 PM
4.0

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Love the collapsible feature but the bowls and lid stain a little too easily. Need to be careful with tomato sauce and other dark colored foods.
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By Cindy S
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2/1/2012 9:03:00 AM
5.0

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I have just received my third set of the collapsible food storage containers and just love them!! I keep a medium size one in my desk drawer for soups and it doesn't take up any room at all. I've shown them to numerous co-workers who wanted to know where I got them. I always hated our container cabinet as everything would fall and took up too much space. Now it's all organized and there is plenty of room for more!
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By Susan B
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1/19/2012 7:56:00 PM
5.0 LOVE \'EM

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First time out to a restaurant after I recieved them, my husband had to go out to the car to get it for my left-overs. Waitress loved the container as much as me (even asked how she could get it!). Ever since, I have never forgot and left it in the car! I use the medium size most, fits easily into my purse and has been big enough to hold my left-overs.Wonderful product!
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By Angela B
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1/4/2012 9:09:00 PM
5.0 collapsible food storage

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I really enjoy this product so much that I gave some as gift this holiday season. My co-worker actually brought this product to work one day and I asked her where she got it. She shared with my the reuseit website. Great product, durable, and easy to store.
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By Julia C
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10/14/2011 7:14:00 PM
5.0 LoveLoveLove these

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This is my 2nd set, I've replaced all my bulky Tupperware with these & am thrilled. My husband can't quite figure out the lids but that's not a surprise- I love them and tell everyone I know to buy them! Sturdy, collapsable, easy to clean and did I mention I love them?
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By Edith D
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8/18/2011 8:56:00 PM
5.0

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It's so nice to have less bulk in my work bag at the end of the day than I had at the beginning. The sizes for these containers are also very convenient.
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By Lenore T R
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8/2/2011 12:53:00 PM
3.0 Question about covers

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Hello



I bought these as a gift for my daughter. She reports some concern about the covers not fitting snuggly. Any tips for using the containers and covers would be appreciated.





Thank you.
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By Lisa G
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7/26/2011 4:32:00 PM
5.0 So Convenient!

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These containers are great! So convenient for taking food on-the-go, and they save room in the kitchen cabinets too. I'll definitely order more in the future. I've not fully tested whether they are leak-proof, but so far no problems.
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By Karen A
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7/2/2011 6:46:00 PM
5.0

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I love these - took them to work, rinsed them out and collapsed them and look - a lighter, emptier lunch bag to take home! Plus, they look cool and my kids want to play with them.
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By Larisa M
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5/24/2011 4:36:00 PM
3.0 Cool design but not great for takeout

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The main reason I bought this set was to be able to easily keep a spare container in my purse when going out to eat--sometimes you have leftovers and sometimes you don't, and I try to bring my own container for those but loved the idea that a collapsible one wouldn't take up much room in my bag if it didn't end up being used. The only problem is, the tops don't seem to seal very securely--so while they're great for storing things at home in the fridge, they're not so great for packing in a lunchbox or purse where the container might tip sideways. I still plan to use the medium size one for getting my bagel at the coffee shop on the way to the office, since I just have to carry that a few blocks and then I can stop throwing away the bag and wax paper that the shop uses.
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By Kimberly J
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5/24/2011 2:01:00 PM
5.0 Great Product!

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I really like this product. The largest container in the set is perfect for taking with me to restaurants for leftovers. I love that's it's BPA-free.
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By Annamarie S
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5/24/2011 7:28:00 AM
5.0

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By Annamarie S
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5/24/2011 7:28:00 AM
5.0

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By Carol S
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5/15/2011 2:54:00 PM
5.0 RV friendly

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As an RVer I appreciate good products that are compact. Our RV has limited storage space and these bowls are wonderful and handy. I wish I could find a few larger size bowls for the same purpose. I may get another set of these bowls for carry home instead of getting a styrofoam container.
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By Noelle O
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5/2/2011 3:20:00 PM
5.0 Great Bowls

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I recently received these. I use them to bring my lunch to work. It's great to fold them flat in my bag on the way home - less bulk. I also used one for my cereal in the car and it did not leak. Great collapsible feature. Noelle
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By Stacey M
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3/24/2011 8:22:00 AM
5.0 One of my favorites!

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This is one of the best products I've ever purchased! Our tupperware cupboard is a mess and we are going to replace them with these. The collapse fairly flat and you could even store them in a drawer. The lids do not leak even when you tip them upside down. A great space saver. It would be nice if they came in square too.
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By Janelle F
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3/4/2011 7:01:00 PM
5.0 LOVE these!

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I have a major aversion to styrofoam. Not just because it never breaks down in the landfill but because I can't stand to touch it. Since I rarely finish a restaurant meal I now have these handy in my purse to take my food home-sans styrofoam! I highly recommend them.
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By Priscilla J
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2/12/2011 2:24:00 PM
5.0 Collapsible storage bowls

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I love this product - have struggled with having space for plastic containers and these bowls solve the problem. More expensive than the typical Gladware, but so worth it. I haven't had them long enough to see how they hold up over time, but I'm optimistic! Three things I would like to see: 1. More sizes - mostly larger 2. More shapes 3. Freezer-friendly (or maybe these are and I just missed it in the description)
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By Sarah N
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1/17/2011 5:46:00 PM
5.0 Great for restaurant leftovers!

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Genius invention! We have been looking for containers convenient for restaurant leftovers and these are it! They collapse so I can keep them in my purse. Now, I just need to get better at remembering them!
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By Kimberly O
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10/20/2010 7:13:00 AM
5.0 Highly recommend

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I love these bowls. They seal well, they fit easily into my bad for work and they clean up well. Love them!
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By Elizabeth S
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9/22/2010 8:53:00 AM
3.0 good prouct but

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it came wrapped in plastic! Not the smartest packaging. Defeats the original purpose.
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By Ettel E
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9/16/2010 2:29:00 PM
5.0 Great product

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I'm a dog walker and take food with me from home, but hate lugging around the empty containers afterwards. This is the perfect solution, as they fold up when you're done and take up no room. The lids keep up all food residue inside, and just wash and reuse! It's also made of material that's so much better than those gross plastic chinese containers, and much lighter/safer than the glass.
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By Nancy P
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9/16/2010 1:27:00 PM
5.0 Fabulous Product!

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Space saving and durable. I have had a set for over a year that get heavy use and they are still as good as the day I purchased them. Lids still fit tightly. I love these containers. It would be nice if there were some options for larger sizes as well.
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By Kathie N
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8/19/2010 11:31:00 AM
5.0

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Really like the way these collapse and store together Great for carrying along for restaraunt leftovers.
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By Brandi P
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8/17/2010 8:16:00 AM
5.0 really like collapsible food containers

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I'm using them more than I thought I would. Mostly for carrying leftovers from home to work for lunch next day. Trying to get myself in a habit of bringing medium size container w/me when dining out so I can store those leftovers.
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