Reclaim storage space in your kitchen with this innovatively designed collapsible hand strainer in blue from Progressive International--a great choice for cramped kitchens. Unlike some strainers with mesh screen, this durable plastic colander will not rust and it's dishwasher safe. The long, 7-inch handle keeps hands away from hot water and steam when straining. It has a 1-1/2-cup capacity. But more than just a convenient way to drain pasta and rinse fresh fruit and veggies, this ingenious strainer vertically collapses to 1/3 of its original size for storage--perfect for saving cupboard space as well as conserving space in your dishwasher. The expandable part of the strainer is constructed of durable food-grade silicone that will both hold its shape when used as a bowl as well as offer easy flexibility when collapsing down for storage. Dishwasher safe. Great for draining pasta as well as for rinsing fruits and veggies. The 7-inch long handle keeps hands away from hot water. Collapses to just 1/3 of its size for storage and dishwashing. About Progressive International Progressive International understands that more than a workspace, the contemporary kitchen is the heart of the home where we connect with family and friends. Its in-house designers spend hours in the kitchen coming up with ways to improve on a variety of traditional tasks and tools. Like all good inventors, it all start with imagination and then switches to the practical. Taking ideas from all kinds of places--including suggestions from customers about what they would like to have in their kitchens--the designers tinker, adjust, and think outside the box until they come up with newer and better ways to make cooking more fun, interesting, and efficient. Progressive International has been in the kitchenware business for over thirty years, and its products are sold in the United States, Canada, Europe, South America, and other international markets.