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How do you get rid of garbage disposal odors?

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βˆ™ 2008-04-15 10:44:16

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I know some people will put whole or cut up fresh lemons in their garbage disposal and then turn it on. They say that it leaves a fresh scent. I am not sure if this works or not because I don't have a garbage disposal. Try cleaning out your disposal with diluted bleach or vinegar (don't mix anything!). After it is thoroughly cleaned, place one of those little car air freshening trees in the bottom under the bag. Try to empty out the liquid from all containers before throwing them away to cut down on future odors. Answer Bicarbonate of soda could work. Even better would be to put your kitchen (vegetable) food scraps on the garden or into the compost or leave the meat and vegetable scraps out for the crows and other scavengers. It's all recycling. In return they'll plant those foods they enjoy in your garden, via their digestive systems. You'll be amazed at what comes up in fertile soil. No need for fertilizer, the birds provide that.

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