MASTER LIST OF NON-PERISHABLE PRODUCTS FOR STOCKPILING
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3.1 MASTER LIST OF NON-PERISHABLE PRODUCTS FOR STOCKPILING
==Make a list of these types of items you buy on a regular basis.
==You will need a place to keep stuff. People with limited space should concentrate on small items, e.g. over-the-counter drugs. Paper products take up tons of space.
==Look for unused storage space. We buy cat food by the case and put it under our bed. Free standing plastic shelves can go just about anywhere. They are strong, cheap, and easy to move once assembled. Many department stores carry them.
will need some up-front money. Initially stocking up will cost you more, since you'll have
to pay for several months worth of dog food that you used to buy one week at a time.
3.1.1 EXAMPLES OF NON-PERISHABLES FOR STOCK PILING
Small Size: stomach, cold, headache, medicine; vitamins; feminine hygiene; light bulbs; video tape; shampoo; bath and hand soap; paper clips; pens; tape; greeting cards.
Medium Size: laundry detergent; dish washing soaps; fabric softener; motor oil; wrapping paper.
Large Size: dog food; paper towels; tissues; toilet paper; envelopes.
NOTE: DO NOT stockpile stuff you'll just eat more of if it's around. For example, we won't let ourselves buy cookies or corn chips in bulk even though it might save money.