National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day - November 15
Tue, Nov 15, 2022

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is celebrated on November 15 in the United States. This is an interesting holiday that encourages us to remember what products are stored in our refrigerator and clean it up in time. See what’s in your kitchen helper?


National Day was invented by the American company Whirlpool – a manufacturer of household appliances. They believed that for the correct functioning of the device, it is necessary to pay attention to its “insides”, namely, to clean them from time to time. Each of us found in its bowels rotten fruits, missing milk and other products that were not to be consumed and even emitted a terrible smell.

We notice the refrigerator when it stops working. The rest of the time it is taken for granted, even though they go through the hardest daily work to maintain the quality of the food. It is believed that a real refrigerator appeared in 1899 – it worked on wood, kerosene and coal. True, it was too energy-consuming. Now on the market are economical and modern models.

Interesting facts

Exciting moments you didn’t know about:

  • in the 1950s, the devices were pure white, then the manufacturers quickly got their bearings and began to produce multi-colored equipment;
  • the world’s largest refrigerator is a 27 km cryogenic line. It is part of the hadron collider, located on the border of Switzerland and France;
  • in Pennsylvania, it is against the law to sleep on a refrigerator outside;
  • coils in devices can overheat, so you can not place them close to the wall, heat sources;
  • on average, refrigerator consumption accounts for 10-15% of energy;
  • devices cannot simply be thrown into the trash – they can harm the environment. It is better to give it to a special recycling company.

How to celebrate

So, go to the kitchen, arm yourself with gloves and detergents. Open the refrigerator door and go! Sometimes turn off the device by defrosting it. You will thank yourself in the future when the device will work for a long time.

When is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day celebrated in 2022?

National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day is observed on November 15 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Tuesday November 15 2022
Wednesday November 15 2023
Friday November 15 2024
Saturday November 15 2025
Sunday November 15 2026

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