THIS is why you should put a cotton ball at the bottom of your trash can!

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We never thought of this use for a cotton ball!

If you always diligently separate your trash (put paper with paper and plastic with plastic) it might take a while before your trash can is completely full and you take it out. Unfortunately, food scraps can start to smell pretty bad…

This is the perfect trick for us!

It can help to put some baking soda in your trash can on a regular basis, but you do have to remember to do this if you want it to work. If you want a solution that you can ‘forget about’ after one time, a cotton ball is the solution for you. Read further on the next page!