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The Truth About Trashcan Wastewater

The Truth About Trashcan Wastewater

What do you do with the smelly, grimy, disease-ridden wastewater from cleaning your trashcan? Yes, you need to clean your trashcan but unfortunately, wastewater can be hazardous to your neighborhood. The water from cleaning should be disposed of properly.

Bacteria in Trashcans

Bacteria in Trashcans

Winter, spring, summer, or fall, trashcans are breeding grounds for bacteria and germs like Salmonella, E. Coli, and mold.

Dirty Trash Cans are a Pest Paradise

Dirty Trash Cans are a Pest Paradise

Trash cans attract many unwanted visitors. Flies, roaches, mice, rats, racoons, and other critters are lured to the free meal in your unwashed trash can. Sure, some pests seem harmless.

How to Clean Garbage Cans Safely

How to Clean Garbage Cans Safely

We don’t have to tell you that garbage cans are a germ’s playground. Your nose will tell you that. What you may not know, is that cleaning your garbage can is dangerous.

Summer and the Danger of Unclean Trash Cans

Summer and the Danger of Unclean Trash Cans

You don't need to be told that your trash contains bacteria and germs. Some of the common ones are; Salmonella, E. Coli, Yeast, Mold, or Staphylococcus aureus. And you likely don't want to think about what's left in your bins after they're emptied and left in the sun all day.

We Wash Makes the Perfect Father's Day Gift!

We Wash Makes the Perfect Father's Day Gift!

With Father’s Day coming up, it would make a great gift to dad if you sign him up for We Wash trash can cleaning service. This way, he doesn’t have to do it himself, and it's more time he gets to spend with you.

E.coli

E.coli

Learn everything you will need to know about E.coli and more as you deal with meats, garbage and contaminated products.

Turkey in a Trash Can

Turkey in a Trash Can

Cooking a turkey in a trash can? We couldn't believe what we read! Check out this cool and inventive way to cook a turkey.

The Internet Loves Watching This Police Officer Unsuccessfully Try to Catch a Snake

The Internet Loves Watching This Police Officer Unsuccessfully Try to Catch a Snake

When a snake was found in a University of Central Florida office, a campus police officer tried to capture it using a trash can. Check out this article and video for a good laugh at this police officer.

Child battling garbage can is a metaphor for 2016

Child battling garbage can is a metaphor for 2016

Some kids complain and throw tantrums when it comes to doing their chores. However, one brave young boy is happy to face any task he is given. Check out here for a hilarious video of a boy needing help with the garbage.

Bacteria at the beach: High levels found at nearly a dozen locations in past two weeks

Bacteria at the beach: High levels found at nearly a dozen locations in past two weeks

E.coli is everywhere. Take a read here to learn about E.coli and what you look out for.

Why not turn your garbage can into a smart device?

Why not turn your garbage can into a smart device?

The GeniCan is a smart accessory for converting your boring, analog garbage can into an internet-connected smart trash can of the future. Look, smart devices are going to enter every facet of your house anyway, and when you actually think about it, a smart garbage kind of makes sense.

Oooooh, that smell! Odors rise with the temperature

Oooooh, that smell! Odors rise with the temperature

Heat rises causing odors to intensify. Humid air also has the ability to trap smells causing them to not only intensify but also linger. Smells are apart of our daily life and something that we will remember for a long time so it is important to keep them good.

Landfill Leachate - A Dangerous Liquid

Landfill Leachate - A Dangerous Liquid

When landfill degrades and rain rinses the resulting products out, leachate is formed. Leachate is a black liquid containing organic and inorganic chemicals and can pollute the groundwater representing a health risk.

Is Your Smelly Trash an Airborne Bacteria Hazard?

Is Your Smelly Trash an Airborne Bacteria Hazard?

Are you breathing in germs just by smelling the garbage in your kitchen garbage can? Read here about the most airborne Bacterial place and just how much bacteria you might be breathing in and where.

Beneficial and Harmful Effects of E.coli In The Environment

Beneficial and Harmful Effects of E.coli In The Environment

What is E.coli, how E.coli makes you sick, symptoms, how you can prevent E.coli and a few of the benefits that E.coli can bring are all discussed in this presentation. Take a read to learn what to avoid and what to do if you can’t avoid it.

Don't Skip Cleaning Your Trash Can in the Winter

Don't Skip Cleaning Your Trash Can in the Winter

Think you can skip cleaning your trash can in the winter? Don't! Bacteria, mold and other harmful material can still gather and grow in the cold months. We service your can all year round!

E.coli Outbreak in Ohio

E.coli Outbreak in Ohio

Here we read the story of a town in Ohio where after a July picnic there was an E.coli outbreak resulting in death and many hospitalized. The story reads that the picnic sides were brought in by the different attendees but the meats were provided by the host.

Common Pests in Your Trash Can

Common Pests in Your Trash Can

Salmonella, E. coli, Listeria and the Common Cold, these are the most common elements in your trash can. Don't let them spread to you and your family! Call us to make sure your trash can is clean and free bacteria and germs!

Winter Trash Can Tips from We Wash

Winter Trash Can Tips from We Wash

Here's a smart tip from We Wash. When it starts snowing and the snow piles up, please don't let your cans get buried in the snow, place them next to the snowbank instead!

Winter Trash Can Tips from We Wash

Winter Trash Can Tips from We Wash

Here's a smart tip from We Wash. When it starts snowing and the snow piles up, please don't let your cans get buried in the snow, place them next to the snowbank instead!

Cold Weather Doesn't Freeze Bacteria

Cold Weather Doesn't Freeze Bacteria

Think the cold winter 'freezes' bad bacteria and smells? NO. A warm garage or even a normal garage will bring those smells right back and make it smell awful. We service cans all year, even in the winter.

That Time We Almost Started a Band

That Time We Almost Started a Band

So there was this one time we joked around about starting a band. What were some of the best names?

Dishwashing Soap Isn't Enough for Your Trash Can

Dishwashing Soap Isn't Enough for Your Trash Can

We've heard stories of people squirting a few drops of dishwashing soap in the bottom of a trash can and expecting it to keep things clean.

Spraying Out Your Trash Can is a Danger to the Environment

Spraying Out Your Trash Can is a Danger to the Environment

Think that spraying out your trash can and letting it run off into the drain is ok? It's not and has long-lasting, harmful effects on the environment. Keep the planet clean and do your part by calling us today!

How Long Until It's Decomposed?

How Long Until It's Decomposed?

One of our more popular posts from Facebook, this graph designed by Nicola McFarlane Young details just how long it takes for trash to break down.

The Only Fungus You Should Worry About is on Your Pizza

The Only Fungus You Should Worry About is on Your Pizza

We Wash specializes in removing the harmful fungi that build up in your trash can over time, leaving your can clean and safe for everyone. The only fungi you should worry about is on your pizza.

A Simple Spray Down is Never Enough to Clean Your Trash Can

A Simple Spray Down is Never Enough to Clean Your Trash Can

Think you can keep your cans clean by just doing a simple spray down? You can't. Hire the professionals who can keep them clean and safe from harmful fungus and bacteria.

The Smell of Garbage

The Smell of Garbage

GARBAGE SMELLS. WELL, NOT ALWAYS, but anyone with a nose knows that garbage can stink. A bag of meat or diapers left in a garbage can on a hot, humid summer day can send a powerful message about the mischief-making powers of bacteria and microbes.