As you may have heard, we removed the waste bin in our bathroom in favour of our “central kitchen recycling system”. The idea being that if we only have one area to deal with our trash, we’re more likely to separate it properly and less likely to have little bins all over the house that then need to be sorted (or ignored as the case used to be).
Case in point: toilet paper tubes. They’re cardboard and recyclable, but previously they always seemed to end up in our bathroom waste bin because we (myself included) were too lazy to actually walk 10 steps to the kitchen recycling bin. Now that we have no option in the bathroom, all paper products, even little ones, get to their proper recycling areas.
Besides removing the waste bin, we have been doing a few other little things to help keep the bathroom waste to a minimum. Here’s a list of what we’ve done so far: Continue reading