White rice is another great bulk buy. When stored properly, it can last for decades. Brown rice, on the other hand, will only last about six months.
What’s the difference, exactly? White rice is refined (i.e. processed), so you’re only buying the white kernel. Brown rice still has the bran and germ attached to it, as well as oils that will eventually make it turn rancid, even if it’s stored in an airtight container.
Toilet paper and paper towels
Now that panic buying has died down, you can buy a mountain of TP guilt-free.
If you’re willing to forgo some precious closet real estate, buying paper products on sale can pay off. They won’t expire, after all, and you’re gonna need them sooner or later.