Mar 7, 2019

GARBAGE DISPOSALS: THE "DIRTY DOZEN"

While the appliance can handle a lot, there are some things that it just can't process...


GARBAGE DISPOSALS: THE "DIRTY DOZEN"


Here are twelve common waste items that can cause problems if you try to put them down the garbage disposal





  1. Coffee Grounds - compost instead
  2. Pasta, Rice & Oatmeal - these foods continue to expand in water
  3. Bones - small bones will pass through the blades & cause clogs
  4. Egg Shells the inner membrane can wrap around the shredder
  5. Potato Peels - are thin enough to slip past the disposal
  6. Pits- hard, dense pits won't grind up
  7. Stringy & Fibrous Veggies - fibrous husks & fine threads wrap around the blades
  8. Shells - hard dense shells are a common garbage disposal problem
  9. Nuts & Seeds - consider how peanut butter is made!
  10. Fats, Oils & Grease - F.O.G. is the most common kitchen clog
  11. Harsh Chemicals - avoid harsh drain busters & cleansers
  12. Trash - organics only; no paper towels, bags, wrapper or banana peels




RULE OF THUMB


The general rule of thumb is that if you can't chop it with a knife, it won't grind up in the disposal

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