This set of four Recycling Bags ($22) from Design Within Reach will brighten up your home and help you sort your recyclables more easily. Each waterproof bag, made of industrial-strength tarpaulin–a fabric, is color coded for quicker separating of cans, bottles and papers. The fourth is for non-recyclable trash. Velcro holds the bags in a row.
Yes, it's ridiculous that men need salad servers from time to time (ok, maybe twice in your lifetime). But if you must have some, you might as well get some that will get your guests talking. Made from lacquered resin, Global Table's 15-inch long Coral Branch Salad Servers ($85) can spice up any bowl of plain ol' lettuce.