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How do you properly use a kitchen garbage disposal?

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May 26, 2013 10:22PM

Turn on a strong flow of COLD water

Slowly add the materials to be disposed of

Metal, large bones and fibrous materials should be disposed of in the trash

After disposing of the materials, leave the disposer on for one full minute with a strong flow of COLD water,

About once a week dump a tray of Ice cubes down the disposer while running, use care to prevent ice from popping back up into your face, use a small stream of water with this

Add any citrus peel to deodorize the disposer with the ice cubes

The ice cubes scour the inside of the disposer and remove the build up of waste food.

No grease, oil, fats or silverware!