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Plinth drawers are definitely worth to consider, especially in small kitchens. I have implemented this solution in some of my projects and customers were really happy. Pull out with a chopping board very smart.

   
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Megan NY

@celestina89: In Seattle when you pay for garbage service all the garbage, recycling and yard waste/compost bins are provided. It's very easy to put the appropriate item in each bin when you have the right set-up in your kitchen. Somehow we even managed to do it before we had the fancy kitchen setup. And I'm not even a tree-hugger as my grandpa used to say;)

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celestina89

@Megan NY Seattle is fortunate along with other cities that can provide that service and people are willing to pay for it. Not everyone lives in that type of locale. I am rural. We don't have those services. I compost because it's cheaper for me to do so and it's beneficial to the plants and soil. About every two months, I take paper, tin cans, plastic bottles to the recycle center about 20 miles away. Things I cannot recycle or I cannot reuse go into the trash pick up that I share with two other neighbors. What I sent to the track pick up amounts to one small plastic retail store bag aka grocery bag. Since I don't use them (I have my own grocery bags from Red Oxx that will outlast me), I tend to pack the plastic wrapping into the plastic salad bags or other plastic food bags or plastic containers that I cannot burn and are not recyclable. All metals such that I cannot recycle normally I take to the metal salvage place. They actually give me money for them. It's not much but it adds up over time and they can melt down the metals and reuse them. I try to keep my footprint as small as possible. :)

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