Dust bins are an integral part of our furniture at home and office. We often think only about recycling things that go into the dust bin. But, how about recycling things to convert them into dust bins? It’s all about caring for the environment. A wide variety of things from the kitchen to the bedroom, bathroom to the study, can be picked to be recycled and reused as a dust bin. Going green can be a big selling point with today’s wide range of environment friendly people who have taken to recycling any and everything, they have produced so many designs of dust bins that can be chosen according to your individual taste, budget, necessity and they are sure to please everyone. Following are some of such things that can be turned into dust bins.
If you are tired of always emptying the garbage bins when they get full then this is the best choice for you. This useful origami dust bin is made using just 2 sheets of newspaper. You can keep them on your desk in the office or on your kitchen counter, and when they get full just crush them up along with the waste inside and discard them into the garbage van. You could use this origami paper dust bin to collect small scrap materials like paper or cardboard. This is a extremely eco friendly option and cheap and good too. The best thing is you can make them at home with all those old newspapers. Shape them as you wish!
This is yet another wonderful eco friendly option for a dust bin. It is completely made of cardboard that is recycled. Designed by an American firm Crank, it is available in wide range of designs. They are printed with ink. It is affordable and can be bought at a price of $ 9.99. If you wish to create your own design, you can do so by entering into a competition by logging into the company’s website.
3. Eco bin
Classic eco-bins make segregating waste easy. This eco bin has been designed by an Indian designer Aditya Malaker. This is a decorative recycle bin. Designer Aditya Malaker has proved that these eco friendly dust bins are quite attractive and interesting and it is a way to show that our generation cares for the nature. He has used three primary colors for three different bins into which trash can be thrown. The idea behind the usage of colors is to classify the trash. The colors used are yellow, green and red. The organic waste should be thrown into the green bin, paper waste into the yellow bin, recyclable waste into the red bin. An easy and good option for dust bins.
4. The butterfly
Are you too much concerned about the idea of germs coming into your contact when you use a dust bin? If so, a good option for you is the butterfly bin. It is a classy butterfly shaped bin. It consumes very less space and also looks elegant and neat. There is a small knob like thing at the bottom that when pressed with the feet will open the butterfly wing shaped lid of the dust bin and you can easily discard the trash. The best thing is you do not have to touch the bin with your hands thus saving you from cleaning your hands all the time. It is made of steel and comes in various capacities, so you can choose the best that suits your requirement.
5. Minus: Frozen junk
A modern and improvised form of a dust bin. It was developed by a Turkish designer Tutuncuoglu Cem. This modern era dust bin helps relieve the problems with dust bins like foul smell and the bacteria and fungus formation due to the organic waste disposed in them. This Minus Frozen Junk dust bin helps prevent the process of decaying of the wastes because it retains them cold. The garbage is treated with ultraviolet rays to prevent bad odor, the cooling system helps in delaying the decomposition of the food.