Keeping Pests Away From Garbage

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How do I protect my garbage from pests?

Keeping Pests Away From Garbage

If you're having trouble keeping mice, rats and other creatures out of your garbage and recyclable bins, mix up this (earth-friendly) concoction and pour it into a spray bottle:

  • 2 tablespoons liquid dish soap
  • 2 tablespoons cayenne pepper
  • 1 quart warm water

Spray the insides and outsides of the trash/recyclable cans, as well as the area around the cans to deter the pests.



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