Figuring out the garbage at the Jackson home almost took me the whole time we were there. Under the sink you put anything that burns. Things that don't burn (glass, etc.), you put in the can outside. Food scraps (banana peels, coffee grinds, etc.) go in a bag that sits in the kitchen sink and then is taken out to the compost pile each evening. Then once a week, the things that will burn are taken to the burn pile. Of course, my boys were facinated by this.