How to get rid of unpleasant odor from garbage: a proven method

Yulia PoteriankoLife
Baking soda and activated charcoal can help you fight bin odor

Of all the sources of bad odor in the kitchen, the garbage can is the most unpleasant. Leave it out for a few extra hours and even a small handful of organic matter becomes a source of stench. Getting rid of it by simply emptying the bucket may not be so easy.

OBOZREVATEL tells how to avoid the appearance of unpleasant odor from the trash can. This method will not just mask the problem, but will prevent its occurrence. You will need only one simple inexpensive remedy, which is available in almost every kitchen.

This means has disinfectant properties, which means that it inhibits the growth of bacteria that provoke the appearance of odor. It also deodorizes well. We are talking about ordinary baking soda.

To use it to eliminate unpleasant odor from the trash can, just pour a few tablespoons of baking soda on the bottom. It will absorb excess moisture, fight bacteria and prevent stink.

Activated charcoal also has similar properties. A few tablets will be enough to keep the air in the kitchen fresh.

Both baking soda and charcoal can also be hung in a canvas bag under the sink. So they will not only absorb odors, but also capture excess moisture from the air. And this is already a prevention of mold development. But the filling of these bags will need to be periodically changed. The frequency depends on the level of humidity. Just focus on the physical properties of the product - as soon as it becomes more dense, change it for a fresh one.

Earlier OBOZREVATEL told how to freshen the air in the house with the help of improvised means.

Subscribe to OBOZREVATEL channels in Telegram and Viber to be aware of the latest events.

Other News

Three foods that will keep avocados fresh for days

Three foods that will keep avocados fresh for days

Three simple products will do a better job of preserving superfoods than water