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Tip for Disinfecting Outdoor Trash Can

By: Joe Truini
Joe Truini sprays the inside of the trash can with ammonia.

Joe Truini sprays the inside of the trash can with ammonia.

Sometimes washing your garbage can isn’t enough to get rid of odors. Before refilling it with bags of garbage, spray the inside bottom and sides of your trash can with undiluted ammonia. This disinfects the can and gets rid of any remaining odors.

Spray the outside of the can to deter critters such as raccoons and rodents from getting into your trash.

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