A homemade, citrusy-fresh, cleansing garbage disposal cleaner?! Yes, please! Check out the recipe below.

DIY Citrus Garbage Disposal Cleaner

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  • 3/4 cup baking soda
  • 1/2 cup salt
  • 1 tbsp. dish soap
  • Juice from 1 lime
  • Zest from 1 lime
  • 10 drops Améo Lemon
  • 5 drops Améo Lime


  1. Mix baking soda and salt
  2. Add dish soap, lime juice, and zest—mix together
  3. Mix essential oils in
  4. Form into balls and let dry overnight
  5. Store in an airtight container
  6. Sharpen garbage disposal blades with ice
  7. Let garbage disposal ball sit inside the garbage disposal area for 2 minutes
  8. Turn on water and let it dissolve