Putting moth balls in garbage cans is only recommended for outdoor cans. Moth balls contain a neuro-toxin & should not be used indoors, for any reason (including their intended purpose). (07/24/2008)
What we do to avoid such problems is that we don't dump food garbage, such as meat, until the night before trash pickup. We keep it in a bag in the fridge, then just take the bag out to the garbage container at night. That way, this sort of trash is only outside for a few hours, mostly at night, so that it doesn't have time to get rancid. (07/25/2008)
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