Use and cleaning of outdoor trash cans


Outdoor trash cans are surrounded by bacteria, viruses, […]

Outdoor trash cans are surrounded by bacteria, viruses, and molds every day because they accept all kinds of household garbage, polluting the indoor environment. Therefore, it is a "bacteria nest" that is very easy to hide dirt. To be healthy at home, special attention should be paid to the selection, placement and cleaning of outdoor trash cans.

1. First of all, when purchasing outdoor trash cans, try to choose stainless steel materials. Some plastic trash cans on the market may contain some radioactive substances or harmful volatile substances due to the unclear source of materials, which poses certain health risks. , but stainless steel is not only less of such problems, but also easy to clean. In addition, it is necessary to choose a smaller trash can, which can encourage us to take out the garbage frequently and shorten the time for germs to breed.

2. In terms of placement quantity, 2 trash cans at home are enough. If it takes up more space, it also increases the source of pollution. You can put one in the kitchen and one in the living room. If the toilet has a good flushing function, the toilet paper after the toilet can be flushed directly with the toilet water, and there is no need to put the trash can. If you find it really inconvenient, you can put a small trash can with a lid. The trash can should also be placed in a well-ventilated place in order to disperse the odor generated by the garbage in time.

3. It is best to choose a covered trash can for outdoor trash cans. Because there is a lot of garbage with moisture in the kitchen, it is easy to emit odor, so it is best to choose a covered one. Drain the water before throwing it into the trash can and seal it at any time. Uncovered trash cans hold some dry, odorless waste, ideal for bedrooms or living rooms. Harmful waste such as waste batteries, waste fluorescent tubes, waste silver thermometers, and expired medicines in dry waste also need to be packaged and sealed.

4. Since the garbage bag will be damaged and pollute the trash can, it is recommended to clean it once a day. When cleaning, use a brush to clean the gaps, it is best to use 84 disinfectant to disinfect, and finally rinse and dry.

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