Friday, March 18, 2011

Guest Post by Frugal and Natural Garbage Disposal Cleaning

If your fridge is anything like ours, sometimes you have interesting science experiments going on after a few weeks. Whenever we clean out the fridge, a lot of old food goes through our garbage disposal before hitting the sewer system. A commonly suggested way to keep the disposal clean is to throw ice chips into it every so often. To keep the disposal smelling nice, throw in some peels from a piece of citrus.

We will sometimes buy lemons for other cleaning around the house, but we don't use the whole thing. We used to keep the rest of it around until the next major usage of the garbage disposal, but they would go bad.

To reduce the wast, what we did was slice up the leftover lemon and put it into a container in the freezer. Whenever we start smelling the disposal, we pull out a slice of frozen lemon and throw it in to the disposal. It takes care of both the ice and citrus suggestions while reducing our waste of lemons.

(In case you didn't know, is my hubby. :)