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What can help with diaper pail stink?

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Anonymous

Asked by Anonymous at 1:27 PM on Jul. 9, 2009 in Home & Garden

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  • are you refering to cloth diaper pails or pails like the diaper genie? try sprinkling fresh baking soda
    Owl_Feather

    Answer by Owl_Feather at 1:28 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • baking vinegar in the water and spinkle the top with baking soda
    rkoloms

    Answer by rkoloms at 2:23 PM on Jul. 9, 2009

  • I get arm and hammer carpet freshener and sprinkle it in the bottom of the trash can whenever I replace the bag. It helps.
    kc932

    Answer by kc932 at 10:37 AM on Jul. 10, 2009

  • BAking soda in the bottom of the diaper pail, beneath the bag, then a half cup in the bag each day. And in summer, empty it more often. The heat really increases the smell.
    SWasson

    Answer by SWasson at 3:41 PM on Jul. 10, 2009

  • Rinse the pail with white vinegar and water. Then during the day, you could also spray white vinegar mixed with water in a spray bottle into the pail.

    There is also a product that you can get at Sams called Odoban. It works really well and its concentrated so that you add a certain amount of the cleaner with water into a spray bottle. It smells really good and it kills odors. :)
    lifeasinoit

    Answer by lifeasinoit at 3:44 PM on Jul. 10, 2009

  • Buy cheap ziplocks and put the used diaper in one every time. Or use the plastic bags from the stores.
    Chrissy629

    Answer by Chrissy629 at 1:21 PM on Jul. 12, 2009

  • After you clean the pail, sprinkle the bottom with baking soda, then add a fresh dryer sheet to the pail every time you empty it..
    Mad_Hexer

    Answer by Mad_Hexer at 3:06 PM on Jul. 13, 2009

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