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Take Your Recycling Station From Blah to 'Ahhhh'
Revamp an eyesore setup or just improve recycling efficiency with pullout drawers, stylish containers and innovative solutions
"improve recycling efficiency with pullout drawers, stylish containers and innovative... all-materials recycling bin and, magically, the city does the rest. For others, getting all... those recyclables sorted — and out of the kitchen — is a hassle, involving unattractive... storage bins, material confusion and flat-out lack of space. If your current home... home recycling station just isn't cutting it, it might be time to give it a makeover..."
Let's Talk Trash Bins
No one gazes fondly on garbage cans. Keep your street cred intact and your bins under wraps with these camouflage solutions
"and your bins under wraps with these camouflage solutions... trash and recycling bins that create a less-than-welcome blot on our home's landscape... trash bins! Lixeira To hide trash bins and BBQ P... to tuck recycling bins or a compost pail behind this compact design — which looks like... of any bins behind them. 4. Install a sliding door. Are barn-style doors ever not... there were bins behind it, you'd never guess — it simply looks like a decorative part..."
A Hard Look at Recycled Plastic for the Home
It's durable and versatile, but processing takes a lot of energy. We sort through the facts on recycled plastic so you can choose wisely
"facts on recycled plastic so you can choose wisely... and low recycling rates, due to the complexity of sorting, consumer confusion and pure... materials, recycling responsibly and reusing as much as possible tends to be the best... option, recycled plastic is a highly durable material with a range of uses that does... made from recycled pop bottles. There are quite a few on Houzz (I searched +recycled... collected for recycling. Some cities have a garbagetruck collecting the (free) bags and other..."
Can We Bounce Some Great Recycled-Rubber Ideas Off You?
No need to bemoan that spare tire. Old rubber is getting a guilt-free second life as flooring, pavers, sinks and even furniture
"reclaiming and recycling rubber is essential to reducing our landfill waste. While tires and... long been recycled for sports surfaces and rubber shoes, they've rarely been used in... Today recycled rubber can be found in everything from furniture to flooring. Keen... can use recycled rubber around your home.... compost bin, also they are great to grown strawberries in and also potatoes, especially... bought recycled rubber tire tiles to cover it rather than dig it all up. They're..."
10 Ways to Reuse Wrapping Paper
Don't just toss your prettiest paper in the trash or recycling bin — gift wrap scraps can make wonderful home decor
"trash or recycling bin — gift wrap scraps can make wonderful home decor... in the bin. Love all the ideas, but just about all this paper does NOT look like Christmas... sale or recycle it. I am sorry but this article is misleading. The subject reads :... into the recycling bin, cover them with extra gift wrap for storage you'll want to show... excitement to recycled crates. Vintage crates are great for storage or display. But if you're..."
Get It Done: Store Decorations and Tidy Up Postholidays
Move on to New Year's with a clear conscience, knowing you've recycled thoughtfully and packed carefully to make setup next year easy
"you've recycled thoughtfully and packed carefully to make setup next year easy... ) The recycled Christmas card gift tags, the organized papers, the recycling bin... start recycling and cleaning up as we open gifts. (That sounds like a drag, but it's... ways to recycle, repurpose, get organized, minimize the disarray and get the entire... into the recycling bin, throw out unusable scraps, put away your scissors, tape and..."
Get Organized: Are You a Piler or a Filer?
Tote out the bins and baskets and learn how to be an organized piler if file cabinets leave you cringing
"out the bins and baskets and learn how to be an organized piler if file cabinets leave... or in a recycle bin. Or in a basket I suppose. The goal is not the "system" itself... to the recycling bin before getting inside. Coupons are the worst - I save them, forget... should be recycled. I'm a filer. Hate piles. One would still have to take the entire... baskets or bins, but usually there is a teetering stack of books & magazines next to my..."
Guest Picks: Tame the Trash in Style
Throw some good looks into your kitchen and bath with wastebaskets and bins that go beyond the standard
"s and bins that go beyond the standard... product for recycling at Home Depot that contains three bins all on top of one another... separate recycling bins. They're in three colors, green, blue, and yellow. We're working... trash bins were tiny; throw one toilet paper tube in and three tissues and it's... trash bins well over $100 and they looked like pretty basic painted metal or plastic... beautiful bins... who would think they have dirty smelly litter in them. Whilst not in..."
Make a Clean Break With Laundry Chaos
Bins and bags, sorters and other storage — we've got several loads' worth of ways to keep your laundry neat
"Bins and bags, sorters and other storage — we've got several loads' worth of ways... canvas bins you show would certainly fit and look better. I bought one of those... fabric bins! Getting ready to redo our laundry room & would love to incorporate those... have a 3 bin laundry sorter (lights, darks, and denim) on wheels and it makes doing... trash and recycle in also. Because of the deminsions, I was stuck on finding just the..."
How to Choose the Right Solar Lights
Learn about different types of outdoor solar lights, where to use them and why you might want to avoid the bargain bin
Organizing Starts at the Door
"fancy bins and containers to keep your entryway tidy — just a system that sticks... baskets and bins in the world, and they will just be more clutter unless you use them for... can for recycling junk mail immediately• A mirror, so you don't have to run back to... use this bin as a receptacle. At the end of each week, return items from container number... Use a bin to corral them so they don't overrun the space.• Decide on a maximum number..."
Green and Clean: Ecofriendly Bathroom Sinks
Sinks crafted from recycled rubber, glass and more make for showstopping bathroom features and are more affordable than ever
"crafted from recycled rubber, glass and more make for showstopping bathroom features and... salvaged and recycled-content lavs might leave you gazing downward instead of in the mirror... in 100% recycled river-rock finished aluminum. Enjoy! Check out this recycled material... salvaged and recycled products! We actually have similar sinks in our inventory! www.a... designs of recycled aluminum, glass, wood. Amazing how lovely a cement sink can be! Love..."
Turn Your Corks Into Home Décor
Are the wine corks piling up in your house? Learn how to recycle or reuse these versatile, sustainable stoppers
"how to recycle or reuse these versatile, sustainable stoppers... stores for recycling cork. I am thinking I could furnish my whole house... I made a cork-board... into your recycling bin. However, there are numerous organizations devoted to reusing... years old. Recycling and reusing cork lessens the pressure to harvest before the trees... wine cork recycling program that collects millions of used corks from individuals, retail..."
Portrait of a Reformed Terrible Housekeeper
See how a man who once stashed dirty dishes under the couch is turning over a new leaf for a neater home
"place two recycling bins in his front closet — one for mail and the other for cans. To... Rubbermaid bin under his sofa as a sort of busing tub would do the trick. When he... thought the bin for mail was brilliant, the one for cans a little strange, and the tub... had the recycling bins in the closet for the mail and cans, and they were working... about I recycle these?’ And then I took my huge stack of dirty clothes to the Laundromat..."
Want to Streamline Your Life? Get a System
Reduce stress and free up more time for the things that really matter by establishing specific procedures for everyday tasks
"to the recycle bin. But we don't allow anything in the recycle bin or trash that has... over the recycle bin. I totally eliminate all the junk mail immediately. If a piece... to the recycling bin inside the garage. When I lived in an apartment I had a small... trash can, recycling bin, and shred box as I open the mail now. Halbanes has a point.... into the recycling. I have two tips. 1. If you are like me and pick up your mail outside..."