I know, this topic isn’t the most pleasant thing to discuss but sometimes we have to do it. If you cook a lot of meals at home, then you probably have experienced some unpleasant garbage odors. Forget about this problem with some trashcan deodorizers! There are several ways to eliminate bad odors, from usual disks to tabs that are baked, let’s take a look at different ways and tutorials.
The first tutorial will tell you how to make trashcan deodorizer pods with a combination of orange, peppermint, and lemon – it works best to remove garbage odors. Easy DIY garbage can deodorizer pods combine the odor removing power of all three in the convenience of a pod.
The trash can doesn’t have a lot of positive imagery associated with it, especially when it comes to the smell. Even after taking out the garbage, some foul smells can still linger in your trash bin. Here’s a project to help! It only takes a couple minutes and a few common ingredients to whip up a batch of all-natural homemade trashcan deodorizer tabs. Using the power of baking soda and essential oils, they naturally eliminate odors instead of just covering them up with heavy perfumes.
Do you have a smelly trash can? Try these trash can deodorizer tabs: they are easy to make and work really well. The main ingredients are baking soda and some essential oils: the author chose orange essential oils but you may experiment with the smells and oils you like. Get inspired!
Here’s a very simple and quick tutorial to go for, it’s perfect when you need to refresh your trashcan at once and don’t have time to do something difficult. Soak a cotton ball in some essential oils and drop it at the bottom of your trash can, under the liner. What essential oils to use? Lemongrass oil is a natural bad-odor balancer, both tea tree oil and citrus oils (like grapefruit) help to combat bacteria, mint oils help to deter rodents and neem oil can help to keep bugs away. Mix them all!
Make some cool deodorizer pucks to refresh your trashcan and add a drop or two of your favorite essential oil. Be sure to add the essential oil after baking so that the scent doesn’t bake off. The puck will eventually diffuse away it’s nice peppermint scent, and absorb the smells of the garbage – that’s when you know it’s time to replace it. The life of your garbage deodorizers will really depend on what you’re throwing out.
These cool deodorizing disks will bring a nice smell of lavender and citrus to your space. The only difficult thing about this idea was waiting for the disks to dry and harden. These would also work well behind a toilet, under a sink, or anywhere that could use a little freshening.
Add one homemade garbage deodorizing disk to each of your garbage cans and diaper pails. The author recommends to go for 12 drops essential oil of your choice, choose from organic peppermint essential oil, lemon, lavender, a citrus blend, or a homemade combination of lavender-mint. Each 10ml bottle of essential oil contains approximately 200 drops, so it will last you a long time. Read how to make the disks in the source.
This crazy, simple DIY hack will make you appear like the domestic queen that you are. These are trash can deodorizers of baking soda, essential oils and an odor remover to make sure that your trashcan will be always fresh. Enjoy!