Also in the Azores – finally – the garbage is being recycled. In the house there is a garbage bin with three colored subdivisions - green, yellow and blue.
You are probably already familiar with color coding. Nevertheless, I would like to give you some explanations:
In the blue bin belong:
In the blue bin do not belong:
In the yellow bin belong:
In the yellow bin do not belong:
In the green bin belong:
In the green bin do not belong:
Everything else belongs in the residual waste bin. This is under the sink. You can also give old food to the neighbor above the front garden. This neighbor has got some chickens and they will be happy about food leftovers.
Your garbage bin will be emptied after your departure by our cleaning personnel. However if you need to empty the bin: Right in the immediate vicinity of the "Casa do Alemão" you will also find the right garbage containers. Just leave the house to the front door, go up the street until after the crossroads. There on the right just after the intersection you will find the garbage containers: