Our garbage system goes something like this: if its trash, we chuck it in the big trash can; if it's recyclable, we put it on the counter in our laundry room (it's close to the back door). This usually leads to an unsightly pile by of newspapers, miscellaneous boxes, bottles, and more--not to mention the process of taking it all out and sorting it into the right bins outside.
Maxwell left teaching in 2001 to start Apartment Therapy as a design business helping people to make their homes more beautiful, organized AND healthy. The website started up in 2004 with the help of his brother, Oliver.
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