Monday, November 25, 2013
What Not to Put in a Garbage Disposal (about.com)
Throughout the ages, people have used the garbage disposal to rid the kitchen of slimy, sticky and stinky things. Well not really throughout the ages, just since its invention in 1927. Since that exciting day, the garbage disposal has become an appliance of legend and wonder. Despite what you may have heard, not everything can go into a garbage disposal. It’s called a garbage disposal, not an in-sink trash can. Here is a list of common items that should never be put into a disposal unit:
The old adage of “less is more” definitely applies to the garbage disposal. Only small amounts of table scraps should go into the disposal. If you find that something from the above list has jammed your disposal it’s a relatively easy process to unjam it.
this article is from http://plumbing.about.com/od/garbagedisposal/a/getthatout.htm