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3 Easy Magnet Tricks for Trash Cans

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10.21.14

You probably don’t spend a lot of time thinking about your trash can. That is, until your bag slips, your bin is full of rotting vegetables or your guest accidentally throws a half-consumed beer in the soiled bin instead of the recycling …

Still listening? Yea, trash cans will become a messy headache pretty quickly.

Magnets to the rescue! Here are three ways to use magnets to avoid a messy trash can:

1. Keep The Lid Closed

Place a magnet sticker on the inside of the lid and the lip so that the top will stay put. This way when you shut the lid, even if it’s on a spring, it will close.

2. Keep a Trash Bag from Slipping

Use magnets to hold the edges of the trash bag to the outside of a metal trash can. Simply pull the bag over the edge and then place small magnets over the edge. Boom, done!

3. Use Magnets To Label Recycling and Trash

Can’t figure out how to make sure your guests throw away their trash and recyclables in the specified bins? Use magnets like these for easy labeling!

Happy trash day! How else can magnets make trash duty easier?

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