Centralized trash and desk-side recycling can improve waste diversion by making it easier for building occupants to recycle. Rather than having both trash and recycling at each desk station, centralized trash and desk-side recycling utilizes one or more trash bins in a centralized location and multiple smaller recycling bins at each person's desk. Occupants either do not have a trash bin at their desk or are given a much smaller "mini-bin" for waste materials.

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