Small spaces can sometimes be a challenge, but fortunately, there are things you can do to make these areas function the way you want them to. One way to get the best use out of a small area is to use vertical space (stacking, adding hooks/shelves to walls and the inside or backs of doors). That way, you won’t take up a lot of room on the floor with an item that has a large footprint.
Below are some options that can help you create a recycling area in your small kitchen. Keep in mind that each of these units are fairly small, so you will need to empty them more frequently.
This recycling bin by Rubbermaid stays out of sight because you can mount it on the inside of a cabinet door. Since it not sitting on the floor, you’ll have more room in your main kitchen area. Another plus – the recycling bag can be laundered.
Recycle Crunch Can by Umbra® can be a great solution for small spaces. You can hang it on a hook on a wall or place it inside a cabinet. You can also fold it flat and store it almost anywhere when it’s not in use. To clean it, simply use a damp cloth to wipe it down.
If you have a little more room in your main kitchen area, you can still save quite a bit of space by using this storage chest with slide out drawers. Since the unit is configured vertically, it will take up less space. And, the bins are plastic which should make cleaning them easy.
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