With many of our favourite restaurants offering increased takeaway services, this means more takeaway containers are being used. There are many things we can do with these containers before throwing them away. They can be used for:
- Storage that’s stackable in your cupboard, drawers or fridge
- Small containers that can save paint from drying out
- Sort out and store your cords
- Get crafty and create secret compartments (see this video!)
Just want to recycle? As mentioned above, your hard plastic containers (and lids larger than a credit card) should be rinsed and placed loosely into the recycling bin.
If not reused, coffee cups, soft drink/milkshake cups, wooden skewers, plastic cutlery and polystyrene are not recyclable and go into the general waste bin.