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Pile up cans/bottles/plastic containers next to the draining rack and cardboard and paper on the windowsill until the volume becomes oppressive.
Wish me luck!
if that's ok
I've never done food recycling before. I am very excited.
apple core and potato peel stew.
bigger than our bin for plain old rubbish
with a black lid probably about "WASTE-high"
I stick one in our two wheeled old granny shopping trolley and use that as a makeshift bin for recyclables. The bag then goes into the outdoor bin shed in the front garden.
Desktop mini-bin with green biodegradable sacks inside. Would guess at 5l capacity.
Paper & card:
Large blue "IKEA-style" bag with handles. Would guess at 25l capacity.
Glass & plastics:
Large rectangular bucket type thing. Would guess at 75l capacity.
All sit neatly under our spare dining table in the kitchen (just behind me, here: http://i.ebayimg.com/00/s/NzY4WDEwMjQ=/z/00AAAOSw1ZBUwlMe/$_86.JPG)
We did have the thick plastic canvas bespoke Islington recycling bag for a while but you had to leave them outside your door and one day it got nicked after being cleared out.
Bottles and tins just fester on a redundant bit of work surface.
I have done it four times to check.
The smallest one is £4.50 and is what the page defaults to. It's obviously just a bit slow to catch up. Why am I explaining this it's Ikea's fault?
put it in the bins once a day...don't make that much that we need extra storage
you getting a compost bin Balonz?
our recycling box got blown all the way down the road yesterday, luckily a kindly neighbour picked it up, reunited the lid and container and waited for me to come and collect it.
To date, RBC have failed to offer a collection service for glass, so we have an area of kitchen worktop, an area by the door and a full boot of glass bottles which we take to the nearest glass recycling on a weekly basis.
and chuck stuff straight into it