For a while, I’ve been searching for a recycling system for my kitchen. Mail, cans, and other recyclables tend to stack up in our kitchen because it’s sort of a pain (read: we’re lazy) to always have to carry the recyclables into our garage where our large recycling bins are.
I’d love a recycling sorting station like one of these, but simply don’t have the room.
Finally, I stumbled onto the simplest solution that was under my nose the entire time. I took a couple of plastic storage bins which I already had and placed them on the floor of my kitchen pantry. One for paper/cardboard and one for cans/bottles (my town collects these together). Voila, instant recycling center!
Now we have a convenient place to stash our recyclables. Once the bins get too full, we simply empty them into larger containers in our garage. It’s so simple I can’t believe it took me this long to figure it out!
Any other recycling suggestions? How do you sort your recycling at home?
Post shared on Reinvented, Picture Worth Thousand Words, We are that Family.
Like this post? Follow me and stay up to date on all my projects!