Recycling is becoming more and more important all the time. Not just around the home, but offices and workplaces are increasingly being encouraged to cut down on waste and recycle more. One of the difficulties both home-owners and businesses face, however, is how to encourage the family members and workers to follow suit.

One of the best methods of encouraging recycling is to replace the regular waste bins and buy recycling bins, which will actively force people to throw the right items in the right bins.

Recycling bins come in all sorts of variations and styles. Many are designed from home use but there is a wide selection of larger recycling bins ideal for the office and workplace.

There is, in truth, little difference between a recycling bin and a conventional rubbish bin, however, many recycling bins are colour coded, which means you can set-up your own rules as to what goes into each.

For instance, by replacing the kitchen bin with two-or-three recycling bins, each with a different colour lid, you can instruct the family members, to say, dispose of food waste in one colour, paper and wrappers in another, and perhaps tin cans and bottles in the third.

You can even match the colours with the schemes operated by your local council and it will save time when it comes to emptying the kitchen bin into the main recycling bins outside.

The same can be done around the workplace too. Recycling bins can be designated paper only, while others can be used for disposing of the cans or polystyrene coffee cups that can build so quickly around the workplace.

You can even get specialist receptacles for disposing of these items with cup collectors, bottle and can banks and even paper recycling bins.  While many offices have documents they need to hold securely, you can buy lockable paper recycling  bins to ensure your documents are kept safe until they are shredded and disposed of.

Lockable paper recycling bin

Lockable paper recycling bin

Recycling bins can be modern in design and style too. Often with contemporary designs they can look far better than the dowdy old dustbins so many workplaces use, and for the home there are a wide range of different styles to choose from to suit almost any décor of home.

Recycling bins are readily available on the internet and are inexpensive and will go a long way to ensure the rising costs of waste management in both business and domestic environments will not cause your home or business to suffer financially when you are eventually forced into recycling.

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