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A lot of waste release moist in to the garbage can. The moist environment combined with waste that already has high bacteria levels results in an extreme grow of bacteria and moulds within the garbage can. As a results the garbage can starts to smell and disposing the waste becomes a dirty task. Often, garbage bags leak and the condesated water (with high bacterial content) from within the garbage leaks on the floor. If fruit is disposed especially banana’s, flies and fruit flies escape from the garbage can, as soon as the lid opens and fly in to the house.
Michael van der Bent
Michael van der Bent,
University of rotterdam