19 Things You Should Never Put in Your Garbage Disposal

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Garbage disposals often get a bad rap. Some people think we shouldn’t use them at all.

There’s no doubt that the in-sink grinders can be convenient, time-saving helpers, and many of us would find it tough to get along without them. But they can be sensitive. Many scraps can go into them just fine, but you need to be careful.

Here are 19 items that should never be ground up in a disposal.

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