The “Non-consumables” zone is used to store items that are used on a daily basis. It is mainly used for kitchen utensils, cutlery, crockery and glassware. For ergonomic reasons, it often makes more sense to store frequently used crockery in base cabinet pull-outs instead of the traditional location of the wall cabinet.
- Coffee/tea service
- Glasses, dessert bowls
- Empty plastic containers
- Odds and ends
- Small electrical appliances such as toasters…
Twenty percent of all zone changes take place between the “Non-consumables” and “Cleaning” kitchen zones. This is largely due to the frequent emptying of the dishwasher. That’s why it is important to make sure that the zones are properly arranged and that the available storage space is being used properly.