Keep Raccoons Out of Your Trash Can Using Bleach

Nate Nate (14)
Total time: 5 minutes 

Never pick up a pile of your own garbage again!

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This will only keep the raccoons away from the trash can for several hours. However if you know when the garbage men are coming, you only need an hour or so.

Reapply the bleach as needed. You can use larger amounts when your trash can will be out for a longer period of time—like weekends or holidays where there's a trash-pickup delay.

Raccoons should be repelled by the bleach and leave your garbage alone.