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are you/family trashy people?

our 'trash day' is today, and boy, are we trashy people!! it seems there's always a full 55-gal can to unload..sometimes, two!

 
dullscissors

Asked by dullscissors at 9:28 AM on Aug. 9, 2010 in Home & Garden

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Answers (11)
  • Oh my gosh! We go through a bag to a bag and a half (13 gallon) of trash a day! I don't know WHERE it comes from?! lol
    Memigen

    Answer by Memigen at 9:30 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • Oh yes, especially with all the diapers. It's just neverending trash.
    DesertRose75

    Answer by DesertRose75 at 9:32 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • About a 13 gallon bag a day. Sometimes more but at least that one bag a day. When we clean out the garage, it will be a lot more.
    wildflowers25

    Answer by wildflowers25 at 9:41 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • Not as much as we used to be. When we were staying with my MIL, her friend, and her two teenage sons, plus the three of us, with 7 people in the home, we had to take the trash out 2-3 times a day!
    Now, we take it out every other day. :-) Too bad we can't work something out with the trash company for a half bill since we only fill the can half full!
    Kiwismommy19

    Answer by Kiwismommy19 at 9:45 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • We take it out twice a day, there' s 7 of us.
    Scuba

    Answer by Scuba at 9:50 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • We actually fill up our recycling can more than our regular trash! Our recycling can (paper, cardboard, plastic, etc) is always full on pick-up day, but the regular trash can is maybe 1/2 full.
    vicesix

    Answer by vicesix at 10:15 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • No, not really. We average about one 13 gallon kitchen bag a week and one 20 gallon recyling can every two weeks. We are a family of 3 (two adults & 1 teen).
    mom2aspclboy

    Answer by mom2aspclboy at 10:55 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • We have more recycling except on the weeks we deep clean the rooms every 3rd month.
    twinsplus2more

    Answer by twinsplus2more at 11:09 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • Only when we clean out the garage - and then it seems as if we have a mountain of trash! The rest of the time, we hardly ever fill the trash can.
    justnancyb

    Answer by justnancyb at 11:53 AM on Aug. 9, 2010

  • We have about 1 13 gallon trash bag every 2 -3 days our recycling is way more full then our regular trash. Then it all depends o what I clean out to some times I could have 2 a day if I'm cleaning out old files
    Moms_Angels1960

    Answer by Moms_Angels1960 at 12:24 PM on Aug. 9, 2010

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