Little Trash Cans = Less waste

It bugs some people but it works.

We know not everyone “hearts” tiny trash cans. But we do. Why? Because they’re working. After replacing standard wastebaskets in offices around campus with very small plastic buckets, our recycling rate dramatically changed—increasing by one third -- even though we did not manage the change as well as we could have. Can we do better next time? Certainly. Lessons were learned. But we still like teeny tiny trash cans. We like thinking outside the smaller box.

It bugs some people but it works.