Recently, I moved from an apartment, where the community lacked a recycling program and even failed to encourage its residents to recycle, to a house with a 64-gallon recycling bin and a 32-gallon trash bin, where recycling is obviously a big deal. Needless to say, I was overwhelmed.
For as long as I can remember, I have not lived in a community that promotes recycling. I didn’t know where to start. Should I use two trashcans in my house, one for recyclables, and one for trash? Or should I just put a small container for recyclables under the sink?
After a little deliberation we decided that we definitely use more recyclable materials. Once we made that realization, we decided on two trashcans.
Then another question came up. Do I put a trash bag in my recycling trashcan, or do I just leave everything loose? And another. How do I keep…
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