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Waste Recycling

A selection of white plastic, metal and fabric boxes filled with recylable waste products in an industrial looking room.

Using resources in a smart way

Recycling and preventing waste is something everybody can do – from small homes to big businesses. Preventing waste is a simple way to save money by only using what we need. And when we recycle, materials like paper, plastic and metal can be used again to make new products, instead of taking new resources out of the Earth. Who knows what your next egg carton or juice bottle could become next!
A draw full of recycling boxes filled with separated waste including food waste, plastic bottles, cardboard and household waste.

Create your own recycling solution

Local recycling systems around the world can be very different, which is why we made a modular system that you can customise. This space-saving system helps you separate your recyclables in a way that works for you. The bins are easy to lift and carry, and the lids lock in odours.
Two plastic boxes used for waste sorting stacked on top of each other on a wooden floor.

Get creative with ways to sort

PLUGGIS waste sort­ing bin is compact, stackable and easy to clean. Consider one for every room to make recy­cling that much easier. Or why not stack two waste paper baskets and create a space efficient sorting station?

See PLUGGIS waste sorting bin

3 easy ways to prevent food waste

A selection of different jars and plastic containers filled with different foods such as biscuits, flour and muesli.

Stack and store

We tend to eat what we see. As soon as you get home from the grocery store, put cereal, pasta and other dry goods in see-through or marked containers for easy-to-find menu ideas.
A jar filled with yellow berres in liquid and a silver spoon placed inside.


A trip to the farmer’s market can easily turn into preserves for the year. Our KORKEN series containers are made from at least 40% recycled glass and can store your grandmother’s spiced chutney recipe when plums are in season.
A small plastic food container filled with a bolognaise sauce with a blue ove-proof dish on a wooden chopping board to the side.

Cook and save

Leftovers are great but who wants to eat spicy black bean soup five nights in a row? Make weekly dinner menus and store leftovers in the freezer for lunch another day.