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There's maggots in my trash can

I already tried bleach and ther still alive

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Tontita831

Asked by Tontita831 at 12:36 PM on Aug. 15, 2013 in General Parenting

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Answers (13)
  • Hose them out.
    PartyGalAnne

    Answer by PartyGalAnne at 12:37 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • time for a new trash can
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 12:37 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • somewhere i heard that moth balls work when hung in a nylon on an outdoor trash can to keep them away
    do not know how this works for them already there
    fiatpax

    Answer by fiatpax at 12:38 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Is it plastic or metal? If metal light a fire in it!
    luvmygrandgirl

    Answer by luvmygrandgirl at 12:43 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Get a new trash can
    tigger3itch

    Answer by tigger3itch at 12:50 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Trying to kill them would have never crossed my mind.
    I would have just taken it out side and, like PGA said, washed the damn thing.

    They are just fly larvae.
    feralxat

    Answer by feralxat at 12:53 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Rinsing it out would be a good idea, outside then air drt, so say the bleach had killed them, you want to leave dead maggots in the trash can?
    I swear this question has been on here several times! Babies who won't come out, people who keep having no period, and people who have kids they can't spell the disorder of yikes!
    2kids2dogs2cats

    Answer by 2kids2dogs2cats at 1:01 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Wash it out. Easy peasy.
    funlovinlady

    Answer by funlovinlady at 1:04 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Bleach will kill anything.... You must have not tried enough!! LOL! Pour bleach in there and then hose it out. Let it sit outside in the sun.

    It happens.....
    m-avi

    Answer by m-avi at 1:22 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • Have you looked on your floor. They may have gotten on the kitchen floor and are climbing up to the trash again. I would bleach your kitchen floor as well.
    MamaLisec

    Answer by MamaLisec at 1:56 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

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