It’s happy hour for your disposal with these DIY natural garbage disposal cleaning cocktail cubes!
Pew whee! What’s that smell? It’s not the trash. It’s not the dog. It’s not my kid, however I’m not sure when the last time was he took a shower. Oh wait, found it! It’s my garbage disposal. Yuck! They say kitchen sinks are one of the most dirty places in your house. After the smell coming out of mine, I might have to agree. It’s time to kill the smell with these easy DIY Natural Garbage Disposal Cleaning Cocktail Cubes. Just tell your garbage disposal that it’s happy hour and you have a strong, yet yummy cocktail for him.
DIY Natural Garbage Disposable Cleaning Cocktail Cubes (Recipe adapted from Blitz & Giggles)
What you will need:
- Distilled white vinegar
- 1 lemon (cut into small pieces)
- 1 lime (cut into small pieces)
- Ice cube tray
- Baking soda
- Cut up your lemon and lime into small pieces. Place in your ice cube tray.
- Fill your ice cube trays with distilled white vinegar.
- Place in your freezer and freeze until solid (12-24 hours).
- Once your cocktail cubes are frozen, pop them out of the tray and place in a marked freezer bag.
- When you are ready to give the old, stinky garbage disposal a cocktail, prep your sink by sprinkling some baking soda (no more then half a cup) into your drain.
- Turn on your warm water and throw a couple DIY Natural Garbage Disposal Cleaner Cocktail Cubes into the disposal. Turn the disposal on, then use a knife or spoon to push the cubes into the disposal. NEVER use your fingers.
- Listen to your disposal chomp up his cocktail. If you listen closely, you might hear him giggle. Say goodbye stinky fish and onion smell and hello to a clean, vinegar-citrusy scent! Enjoy!
Note: These garbage disposal cleaning cocktail cubes are only for garbage disposal consumption, not human consumption. It would not hurt a human to eat one, but your taste buds and stomach might revolt.
Becca Wilkinson has a creative “need” and will do anything to avoid laundry. She writes over at Cul-de-sac Cool about design, DIY/crafts, easy eats, family, funny experiences and of course, motherhood. Becca wants to spread happiness, helpful tips, pretty things and funny experiences throughout the land. She is the proud mother of three boys and married to her college sweetheart. In her past life she was a graphic designer. Becca has learned a lot these past years about juggling boys, blogging, family and suburban life.