How to Clean Commercial Trash Cans like a Pro

Cleaning the commercial trash cans that should be a regular task, is often overlooked or neglected by the concerned staff, and the problems associated to it get worst fast. Even it is of great surprise to me that how many cracker pieces and bits and unknown fluids and liquids make their way past the internal lining of the trash cans. A lingering or pathetic odor is the first sign that shows that it is the time to clean the trash cans and you should now take gloves and get to cleaning.

In few of our previous posts, we have talked about cleaning of the kitchen trash cans however, the same tips could be applied for commercial ones as well. In this article, we have specifically included cleaning tips of commercial trash cans since these are bit more difficult to be cleaned.

To your surprise, only few easy means are all that are needed to have a fresh smelling and clean trash receptacle. For those who need deep cleaning and get satisfied hardly, it is an oddly satisfying thing to determine that something meant to be dirty can really be clean easily if certain tips are followed. After you follow these steps and given your trash cans a nice cleaning, maintain the challenging work by wiping down both exterior and interior of it with some good disinfectant. This should be the practice each time the trash cans are emptied. Following are some terrific tips:

Use rubber gloves. Cleaning trash cans can be nasty job; therefore, rubber gloves are more ideal. When you empty the receptacle, make sure you remove all lingering food particles. These are usually found at bottom. Rinse the trash receptacle properly. If you have a hose outside the building, you can hose it down. If you don’t have outer space, you can do it in the bathroom. Then pat the receptacle dry with paper towel. Make sure you spray inside with a disinfectant. You should spray liberally both inside and outside of it, especially the top and bottom.

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