cleaning the garbage bin

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5. The Garbage Bin

No matter how meticulous you are about using trash bags, things of unknown origin will make it to the bottom of the can. The key is to regularly clean it before the grime builds up! Put on gloves and take the can outside or put it in the shower. Thoroughly rinse it with hot, soapy water and use a scrub brush to dislodge stubborn gunk. Rinse and let it dry. Air-drying in the sun naturally disinfects, but spraying with a disinfectant is still recommended.