Did you know that your bin is the most used appliance in your home?
With that in mind, it’s important to choose a bin system that’s simple to use, durable, easy to clean and one that makes your everyday waste and recycling routine effortless.
A Hideaway Bin solution will help you create sustainable waste and recycling practices in your household with as little impact to your lifestyle as possible.
As a nation, we are not great recyclers, and the majority of waste still goes to landfill. This not only wastes money, it is environmentally unsustainable.
A key to improving recycling and reducing waste is having a good waste management system.
Move through the 4 steps on the below page to give you a guide as to which Hideaway Bin solution would be suitable for your kitchen and your family.
Note - Based on analysis of statistics from various New Zealand Regional and City Council's
The number of buckets required depends on how many waste
streams the waste needs to be separated into, and where those
waste streams go.
Check with your local council: what is collected by local councils now,
and what is planned for the future. Some councils use a comingled
recycling system, while others separate recycling. Many councils are
introducing organic (food scrap) collections in the future.
Consider your lifestyle – do you want to home compost food scraps?
Would you like to separate soft plastics for recycling?
• Consider where waste is generated in your home, and where space
is available to collect waste.
• 60-70% of all household waste is generated in the kitchen, and this is
the most critical waste bin system to consider.
• For kitchen waste, decide if the waste system will have all buckets
combined in one bin unit or separated into two bin units. Using two bin
units allows greater design flexibility.
• Consider ergonomics: keep in mind the bin is used 30+ times per day.
Installing at bench height is recommended.
• Waste is also generated in the bathroom, and this typically includes
items that can be recycled.
AN IMPORTANT PART OF THE WASTE MANAGEMENT EQUATION IS A
DURABLE, FLEXIBLE AND EASY TO CLEAN BIN SYSTEM FOR YOUR HOME.
The most common complaint about bin systems is they are dirty and smelly.
The Concelo range solves both of these issues. Concelo waste bins are easy to clean, simplifying the removal of food and dirt traps, which can cause maintenance issues later if left unchecked. Concelo also has a smart Active Lid system which allows you to keep your hands-free when emptying waste into the bin, and then it automatically closes over the buckets to control odours when the bin is closed.
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