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5 Reasons You Should Never Store Your Trash Can
In A Cabinet
Or Pantry
While it might seem like a great idea to store your trash can in a cabinet under the sink or in your pantry, there are a few reasons you might want to give it a second thought.
1. It Can Be Hard To
Find The
Trash Can
The space available under your sink is often shared with other items, so finding a bin that's small enough to fit there and has a capacity large enough can be difficult.
2. It's Not Very Hygienic
Trash cans can become a breeding ground for mold and mildew if kept in the damp area under the sink. They can also attract bugs and other creatures if kept in the pantry.
3. It Can Begin To Get Smelly
Small cramped spaces that don't get adequate airflow mean an abundance of stink, and that smell can easily permeate into surrounding items and attract critters and creepy crawlies.
4. It Can Eat Up Valuable Kitchen Storage
Cabinets, pantry, and the space under the sink should store a myriad of more appropriate and essential items. Trash cans are just sacrificing valuable storage space.
5. You Won't Always Remember To Empty It
If you keep your trash can in your cabinets or pantry, you're bound to forget about it every so often, but keeping it out in the open will alert you whenever it has to be emptied.