Making Space In Your Garbage Can

After we started cleaning out our basement, I was blown away with the amount of trash that we came across. There were loads and loads of extra items that we didn't need anymore, and it was really frustrating. I started focusing on making more space in our trashcan, and I was really impressed with how much extra room a few smart moves made. We started nesting garbage items inside of paint buckets, and breaking down boxes carefully. This blog is dedicated to helping homeowners to make better use of the space they have inside of their trashcans. You never know, you might be able to enjoy more free space inside of your home.

Responsible Waste Disposal Strategies


If your local waste removal company places a limit on how many waste receptacles are emptied each week, there may be instances in which you have an overabundance of trash and not enough waste cans to store the garbage. The following strategies will reduce household waste, plus will be beneficial to the environment.


Recycling efforts involve separating renewable materials from household trash. Recycling can be conducted on a daily basis and may make a big difference in how much trash winds up at a landfill. First, consider the benefits of recycling. Recycling keeps plastics, metals, and other renewable materials out of local waterways. Recycling also reduces litter along roadways.

Your recycling efforts can involve placing renewable materials inside a special bin that is designated for recyclables. Materials that you will be transporting to a recycling facility should have paper or plastic labels removed from them. Containers that are waterproof should be rinsed out. If you are going to be throwing away mushy vegetables, meat scraps, and other food products, you could potentially donate these scraps to a livestock owner.

Before you toss anything into your household waste bins, consider the use value of each item. Can any of the items be repurposed? If any of them can, there is no use tossing them into the trash cans. Separate trash on a routine basis, to maximize the amount of space that your waste receptacles supply you with.


Composting is another effective way to reduce trash. To prevent the need to sift through garbage, invest in a composting bin and use it to store organic materials. Place egg shells, paper products, vegetable peels, and other items that can be composted inside the bin. The materials will take several weeks to turn into a nutrient-rich composting material.

The decision to separate organic materials will not only free up space inside your trash cans, but it will also prevent your household trash from smelling bad. Limiting the amount of food waste that is placed inside your trash cans will minimize how often you will need to clean out the waste receptacles.


A portable or standard compacting machine will reduce the volume of trash. You will still be essentially throwing away the same amount of trash, but will not need to deal with bulky boxes and containers. A compacting unit will keep items stacked and orderly. Large-volume containers will be flattened during the compacting process. 

For more information about waste removal, contact a local company. 


31 October 2022