I have this wonderful metal cart that I use for recycling. But, I also have plastic spoons and creamer cups that fall through the mesh. So I came up with this solution I wanted to share.
With some trusty duct tape, I secured a Ziploc bag to the inside of the sink cupboard. I then rinse and drop them in the bag and toss in a paper bag when it's full. I found it's a bit of a hassle to reach in and get them, so once this one is full, I am going to cut the bottom of the bag open, and reverse where the zipper is. Once it's on the bottom, it will be easier to just unzip it to empty.
I hope this helps.
By Sandi/Poor But Proud from Salem, OR
Editor's Note: Many curbside recycling programs do not yet accept small plastic materials, such as plastic cutlery and creamer cups. Check with your local guidelines or find an alternate location for recycling.
Add your voice! Click below to comment. ThriftyFun is powered by your wisdom!