10 Recycling Bins for Your Home That Aren't Ugly

Organize your recycling efforts with these attractive bins and containers for every budget.

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July 09, 2020

Keeping a recycling bin within sight in your kitchen, or at least putting it right next to your trash can if it's out of sight, will help you make sure you're recycling everything possible. We've found something for every budget among this array of options, from simple, stylish bins to high-tech receptacles.


Available in more than a dozen colors, these small, 2.5-gallon bins are perfect for small spaces and the uber-organized who want to meticulously separate recyclables.

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$23.87 and Up

Brabantia's Sort-and-Go bins come in four different colors and several different sizes so you can distinguish between recyclables, trash and compost. They come with a mounting system so you can secure them on the inside of an under-sink cabinet door or a wall.

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The ash wood handles on these modern and minimal 2.5-gallon bins from Anthropologie will spruce up your home recycling center.

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This bin has four compartments: two in the top layer for separating compost and recycling, a drawer in the middle for bags and small kitchen tools, and a deep bottom compartment ideal for bottles. The whole thing is on wheels so you can easily roll it over to the sink or table when you're peeling veggies or hard-boiled eggs.

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$104.99 $79
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While this option may not be as stylish as the rest, it's an efficient option if you need a larger capacity container. These 18-gallon bins stack on top of one another so you can easily sort your recyclables and store them in the garage or kitchen pantry.

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Separate plastics, glass and paper in this three-compartment bin with 16-gallon capacity and hands-free operation.

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This fingerprint-proof bin has odor control technology and a removable interior liner so you can easily haul a week's worth of recycling into your curbside receptacle without the need for plastic bags.

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This attractive wicker bin suitable for outdoor use will look great on your deck or patio.

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$199.95 - $209.95

Get ready for the most technologically advanced recycling bin you've ever met: Aside from a touchless motion sensor, this simplehuman bin also opens at the command of your voice.

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$215.95 - $236.95

This sleek bin with adjustable legs opens with a slight touch to the lid. It comes in three different colors, including a gorgeous matte black that will blend in with your home's decor. Its removable plastic inner bucket means it's easy to clean, too.

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