Making your own recycling bin can be a fun project for you and your family to complete together. It only takes a few minutes, but the effect can last a lifetime. Making a recycling bin is not only a great way to recycle an old basket or storage bin, but it can also be a way that you and your family can contribute to the preservation of the earth. Recycling bins are possibly one of the easiest craft projects to complete and it can be done right in your own home.
Finding Big Enough Baskets
Finding a big, sturdy basket or storage bin is the only task that you need to complete for making your own recycling bin. If you do not have one of these in your possession, you can pick one up at your local hardware or department store. After you have your storage bin, take a marker and separate your recycling bins by writing which products goes in what bin. Ideally, you would need three bins: paper, plastic and glass. Adding a bag to the inside of your bins is an easy way to transfer your recycled products. Once you have labeled your bins and added the bag, you can start recycling!