Clean And De-Stink Your Garbage Disposal With Lemon And Vinegar Cubes

Clean And De-Stink Your Garbage Disposal With Lemon And Vinegar Cubes
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In-sink garbage disposals are gross, wet and they smell bad over time. You can clean them out, however, with some lemon and vinegar ice cubes.

The cubes only take a few minutes to make. Cut up some lemons and place a piece in each section of an ice cube tray. Fill them up with vinegar (no water) and freeze. Then, whenever you need to clean your garbage disposal, toss a few in and turn it on. The cubes will help clean out the muck-filled disposal as well as mask any odours making their way out of the sink.

Clean Your Garbage Disposal with Lemon and Vinegar Ice Cubes [One Good Thing]


    • They were really popular back in the late 80’s/early 90’s, but now I rarely see them. I know a fair few local councils frown upon them for the crap they put into the sewage system that could easily be composted at home..

    • I rented a newly renovated apartment a few years ago and it had a garbage disposal. I was intrigued by it. But I can’t say that I miss having it after having moved out.

    • have one in our kitchen, at the moment we just chuck a hunk of lemon down it and that works, this might help a bit more, so might give it a go.

  • You could probably do this with your garbage bins too. An icecube of liquid won’t likely make a bin too sloshy and the lemon will get dumped when your bin is emptied.

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