Using a little of your time each day to clean your home and keeping it looking tidy, will mean that cleaning can be undertaken in small ways each day, instead of all at once on a weekend or in a rush for an inspection.
Spending just 10-20 minutes each day will help to keep an uncluttered and clean home that will help you feel better about being home, keep a clearer mindset to concentrate on other everyday living activities , and maintain you and your families well-being. Here are some helpful tips to keep your home tidy and free from rubbish.
Rubbish Quick Tips
- Put rubbish in the bins, and remember to take out your rubbish from your home to your street bins
- Put any rubbish from children’s rooms into bins, check other areas of the house where rubbish might be kept and remove it
- Clean up after pets, including kitty litter boxes and backyards to keep your family safe from bacteria that are found in animal faeces
- Put your street bins out on the kerb when your council collects your rubbish
- Your street rubbish bins (Red, Yellow and Green Bins) take more than you think they can, be familiar with what goes in them and you might find you get rid of more rubbish than you expected
- Contact your local council for more assistance with disposing of rubbish. Councils offer all kinds of cheap or free rubbish removal for mattresses, fridges and e-waste (computers, computer screens, printers), it doesn’t need to be kept in your shed, home, street or yard
|Red Lid Rubbish Bin
||All general waste (not the items listed for the Yellow Lid Rubbish Bin and the Green Rubbish Bin)
|Yellow Lid Rubbish Bin
||Paper, envelopes, newspapers, magazines, catalogues and junk mail, cardboard boxes and egg cartons, shredded paper (which is inside a paper bag or box) milk cartons, juice and stock cartons, pizza boxes without food scraps, cans and tins, empty and dry paint tins, empty aerosol cans, glass bottles and jars, plastic bottles and containers, yoghurt and butter containers
|Green Rubbish Bin
||Compostable materials, cooking scraps, yard clippings from lawns, pruning and leaves, kitty litter, sawdust, compostable plates, cups, utensils, small amounts of meat products
- Rubbish Quick Tips
- Use this tool to develop quick cleaning habits.