If you want to find out your organisational style, do an internet search for “organisational style quiz.
There are some excellent phone apps to note down measurements on photos.
Move containers around to fit them efficiently into drawers or into cupboard shelves. Look for storage sets that are designed to work together to optimise your space by stacking neatly on top of each other like the OXO 2.0 Pantry Container Sets.
Use a big container to store leftovers in the fridge. You are unlikely to miss a large container behind the usual fridge items and it will get eaten sooner. Less waste!
Try to leave enough space around each container to make access easy. Prising out containers can lead to increased likelihood of frustration and spills. Arrange your products with frequently used food at the front and at a height that is easy to reach. Squared off shapes are more efficient if space is at a premium. Round containers are easier to grab and can be more visually appealing. Use a labelled plastic basket to hold your small packets of snacks.
Have a system to record the use-by dates of food on the outside of their containers. The cardboard outers of packets of food sometimes carry the eggs of insects, so are best discarded.
You can use a chalk board pen on the underside of the container. Chalk board pen lettering is durable and easily washed off in the dishwasher once the contents are changed over.
Turntables on shelves and shelf risers in deep cupboards are a great way to instantly see and access all your ingredients.