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Jul 12

Sanitising waste bins in the professional kitchen

Today we are going to cover best practice for sanitising your kitchen waste bin.

Warning!

Important: Always use appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) when undertaking any cleaning task and follow the manufacturer’s product use and where relevant dilution guidance.

Emptying the waste bin and replacing the bin bag

Remove the waste bin bag and tie securely.

Remove any items that have slipped between the waste bin bag and the bin itself.

Clear up any items of rubbish around the outside of the waste bin.

Replace the waste bin bag and check that it is securely fixed to the waste bin.

Cleaning the waste bin

Any waste bin surfaces that can be or potentially come into contact with rubbish should be cleaned and sanitised.

Remove the waste bin lid and wash with hot water with detergent diluted according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Rinse with clean water to remove any traces of detergent.

Apply a kitchen sanitiser to the lid diluted to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Rinse with clean water to remove any traces of sanitiser.

Allow to dry thoroughly or dry using a clean disposable cloth or paper wiper.

For all other waste bin surfaces dilute the detergent according to the manufacturer’s instructions and transfer it to a spray bottle.

Spray a clean cloth with the solution and wipe the surfaces.

Prepare a kitchen sanitiser solution according to the manufacturer’s instructions and transfer it to a spray bottle.

Spray a clean cloth with the solution and wipe the surfaces.

Allow all surfaces to dry thoroughly or dry using a clean disposable cloth or paper wiper.

Notice

Disclaimer: Every precaution has been taken to ensure that the information and advice given in this Gopher user guide is accurate and reflects current best practice. If you are in any doubt on any matter in relation to the information or advice given then you should always take further professional advice. No responsibility for loss occasioned by any corporate body or individual acting or refraining from action as a result of using any material contained within any user guide shown on this site can be accepted by Gopher Supplies or its associated companies.