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Do not throw dirty diapers away in the bathroom. A bathroom is too small an area to keep the kind of garbage can you need for this. When changing, tie them up in a small plastic bag and dispose of it in the outside garbage can immediately. If this is not possible keep a COVERED garbage can outside on the porch, or in the corner of a bedroom where it's out of the way. Line it with a large plastic garbage bag, sprinkle about a cup of baking soda and about 1/4 cup of Arm and Hammer cat box deodorizer into the large garbage bag. Remove it daily to the outside garbage.
You should do all right with keeping the odors down. A place is always going to stink to a degree when diapers replace a flushing toilet. You can minimize it by not keeping soiled diapers indoors.
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I use old kitty litter containers as diaper pails. We put her small depends silhouettes in little black sanitary napkin disposal bags with tie handles. We put those in a hipposak adult diaper disposal bag and I also line the kitty litter container with a scented kitchen trash bag-No issues with the smell or with maggots so far-They end up triple bagged. Hope this gives you some ideas.
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I have three different diaper pails, probably for kids, that I got at thrift shops. They all have different closure lids. Find one that works for you best. In addition to the lid closure lid, I put plastic at the top which I lift to place pads in and then replace. I mostly use the heaviest pad I can find, probably Poise, extra long. There are also "bumper" pads which go on top of your pads but are not so readily available. Get them on Amazon. They must have silicon in the pad which bulks up the pad and does not leak. I do not use diapers anymore, they are too bulky and pullups are not worth the trouble and they are expensive. I used to cut everything off, it was easier that way since I wear mostly long pants.

I make sure I drink a lot of water during the day so that I void before mostly before bedtime which is around 11:00 p.m. That's 8-12 glasses a day. I try to go every hour on the hour. I get up about about 2X a night and occasionally have an accident, but it is rare. I am 84 and have been incontinent for about thirty years. I live alone and to the best of my knowledge I do not have any odor problems. There are air fresheners and candles that address pet odors that I sometimes use if I am having company. I know this is a difficult for those of you who care for people with dementia or mobility problems. It's trial and error. I wish you Good Luck.
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Get a tall hamper and line it with a garbage bag so the smell doesn't go around and then close it each time and empty it and throw it away. If he's that incontinent ask if they could put a Catherine in them if you have nursing you know or some staff that could do that and then he could sit on anything it goes in a bag that's attached to his leg hope that helps.
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I just use the store grocery bags, then tie and immediately place in a large metal trash can in the garage with a lid. On trash day tie the large bag and out the trash it goes.
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A Diaper Genie may not take as many "adult diapers" but should accommodate them. Also consider air fresheners and candles.
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Dogs4life: Before placing the soiled products into the proposed container, double bag them in plastic ziploc bags.
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I used a bathroom trashcan with a step-open lid. It was pretty airtight when closed, and you can get it in small and kitchen-size if you need.
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Hey, just get those doggie bags put the daiper in it and then put it in the genie..It works for me...
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I have the same situation with my husbands wet ones and I buy from Walmart deodorized bags. They are 4 gallon and have lemon, orange and lavender and I put it in one bag and then in one of the scented bags. I am able to keep it the small genie container for the day and take out to trash at end of day. Have no odor in the bathroom at all.
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Hello, as a former care giver it’s important to double bag soiled diapers.. Ex. place soiled diaper in a grocery bag then place inside of a trash bag… but more importantly do not let them pile up in bathroom, keep it outside. So after each bagged diaper in the house take it outside to the larger trash bag.. the great outdoors can handle the odor😊. Also you can move your outdoor trash cans a little further away from the house!
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I always, ALWAYS, used plastic grocery bags twist tied with a twist tie. Anything smelly, especially food, too. Seal it from holes = no maggots.
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Cover999 - bags tied with a knot inside of bigger bags also tied in a knot then placed in an outdoor waste bin with a snug fitting lid = no flies or maggots. Keeping your outside bin clean is also helpful; when I walk on garbage days I'm always amazed at the mess and eye watering odours from some people's trash!
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I just take them to the garbage can out side. It has a lid to reduce odor.
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Cover999 Sep 18, 2022
Do you have an issue of a lot of maggots?
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Small plastic trash bag to wrap each one separate is simplest method. You can tie them shut with or without wire ties. The wire ties will do best because you completely seal it. Tying the bag will still allow some odor out.

Then to keep smell out of your outdoor can - dump all your tied up bags into one large trash bag and place in the can your trash company picks up. And don't leave outdoor can sitting in hot sun between pick ups!

Ideally, if you had a small chest type freezer that could be used only for these items (and for scrap food items) you could eliminate all the household odor. Keep a large trash bag inside, dump daily waste and haul it all out night before city trash is picked up. Prevents smell AND keeps dogs/varmits out of the trash. I've been doing food scraps like that for years.
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Cover999 Sep 18, 2022
What about maggots?
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I know it might be an additional waste but I actually wrap EACH nappy in a separate small plastic bag (tie it closed) before disposing it in the bin. The bin is then lined with a scented liner. I try use biodegradable bags,.. not that it makes a huge difference when the nappy itself is not very environmentally friendly. However sometimes Mum will place diaper direct in the big bin and I can instantly tell.
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I use the Akord Slim Incontinence Disposal System with Odor Lock,
You can look it up on amazon.
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Yes. Look at Amazon for adult diaper pail. I have been using one for years and it is great.
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We would spray Lysol in the trash can to get rid of the poop smell. You can buy trash bags with a deodorant smell but that isn’t pleasant either. I rather have the Lysol and kitty litter.
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You might also try a spray bottle with pinesoil or vinegar and water mix. A few sprays into the can and room can mask odors. Vinegar masks urine well and pinesoil for cans with #2 until it can be emptied.
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@babsjvd

I often lined client commode with a plastic liner bag with kitty litter and baking soda in it.
It works wonders for smells.
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babsjvd Sep 19, 2022
Interesting, I can’t find my reply post to this about kitty litter.. must have been deleted for some reason.
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What I always did with the adult diapers is tie them up in a small plastic bag and then to the outside garbage can immediately.
I had a few care clients who stored their outside garbage cans in the garage and I worked the night shift alone and wasn't willing to trek across the dark yard into the garage. So we kept a small, covered garbage can lined with a bag on the porch outside. It got emptied and we changed the bag once a day. If you tie the diapers up in a small plastic bags and put them in a garbage can lined with a bag that has a cover, you won't smell anything. Keep the can outside on a porch if possible.
If that's not possible, sprinkle a little Arm & Hammer brand cat litter deodorizer in the bag before the soiled diaper gets put in.
Tie it up and you won't smell anything.
We used to put a little of the deodorizer in the bottom of the trash can and in the liner bag. It really works.
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For me the simplest way is to use a small trash bag for each diaper. Tie up each one and put in trash. For a really stinky one, tie it up and take it out immediately. At the end of the day all the trash goes out. I have a roll of these bags from Target.
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My mom wore the S/M size and I could fit those inside one of those doggie poo bags and tie them up, the bags sold for those small kitchen trash cans are a little bigger. I then dropped that into a small lined trash can with a tight fitting lid which I emptied often.
I tried lots of products inside the can itself to mask odours but in my experience they just added something pleasant over something bad (I can remember joking with people on the forum about the wonderful new scent of sh!trus🤣).
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O yes, like Clairsmum says. You roll the diaper up. I even tried to get as much of #2 off I could. Just looked up "baby diaper liners". These are used basically for cloth diapers. You put them inside the Depends and they can be flushed. So most of the "mess" goes on them. And they are flushable.
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Wrap the diaper up very tightly so that the waterproof surface is what shows. That helps keep in the aroma.
A trash can with a liner that you operate by using your foot to open it makes it easy. and if you do a search for ' how to get rid of diaper pail odor' there are lots of suggestions (tea tree oil, peppermint oil, lavender oil). products specifically designed such as odor resistant liners) that you can try.
it does add to your trash output, those 'disposable adult underwear."
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Dogs4life Sep 14, 2022
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I think you can use an diaper jenie on adult diapers too.

I bought a small trash can with a lid. I had a deoderant in tge lid and lined it with a trash bag. As soon as it filled up the diapers were taken out to the bigger trashcan.
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BlueEyedGirl94 Sep 16, 2022
I was going to say - could you just use a Diaper Genie on the adult diapers? I can't remember how big the mouth of the Diaper Genie is now- but could you fold the adult diaper up enough to fit?
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We just put the depends in an old shopping bags, tied up and put them outside after every change.
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