Garbage disposals are not to be used as trash cans; only biodegradable food scraps should go into them. Non-food items can damage both blades and the motor.
Garbage disposals are built to handle the scraps rinsed off plates and utensils or escapes while draining a pot. It’s not a good idea to throw all of the potato peelings from your family supper down the drain. Leftover starchy foods like as rice, potatoes, or pasta can build up a glue-like substance that can clog your drain. Garlic skin, celery leaves, and other fibrous veggies might get knotted together and jam your garbage disposal’s motor.
Disposing of ruminant bones and splintery chicken bones is not a good idea. don’t put grease, oil, or fat down the drain. Although some fats are less harmful than others, they all have the potential to clog drains over time.