Refuse and Recycling Blog

The Importance of Being a Zero Waste Company

Posted on Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Environmentally conscious; eco-friendly; going green—no matter what you call it, the practice of trying to limit our impact on the planet is one of the most important concepts for the future of humanity. While there are many different ways that individuals and businesses in Connecticut can help reduce pollution and shrink their carbon footprint, the goal of achieving zero waste is by far one of the easiest and most effective methods around.

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Tags: waste reduction, going green, recycling, zero waste

Going Green: How Recycling Can Benefit Your Small Business

Posted on Tue, Mar 04, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

As a small business owner, you're likely aware that the success of your business depends on maximizing profits and minimizing costs and overhead.

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Tags: refuse and recycling in CT, recycling in Connecticut, going green, recycling

What it Takes to Become a Zero Waste Business

Posted on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

By now it's more than apparent that our current manufacturing and business practices are having an adverse impact on the planet.

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Tags: waste reduction, zero waste, waste management in Connecticut

Are You Consistently Cleaning Out Your Recycling and Waste Container?

Posted on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

It is very important to recycle and responsibly dispose of waste to help protect our environment. This is much easier if your waste container and bins are nice and clean.

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Tags: waste management, waste container, recycling

Going Green: Cleaning Products that Won’t Hurt the Environment

Posted on Tue, Feb 18, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

As much as you hate it, cleaning is a fact of life. From washing your baseboards to scrubbing your counters and even cleaning your stove, it is important that you keep things clean so that your family stays healthy and you can enjoy your surroundings.

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Tags: refuse and recycling in Connecticut, household special waste, going green

Do You Know What Dumpster You Need For Your Waste Management Job?

Posted on Thu, Feb 13, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

If you’re working on a big project at home, or at a commercial facility, you may be a bit overwhelmed by waste. After all, your regular waste pickup service probably can’t handle the amount of refuse you have to dispose of. Luckily, at John’s Refuse, you can rent a number of different dumpsters in a variety of sizes—one of which is sure to meet your needs.

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Tags: waste management, dumpster, waste management ct, container rentals, dumpster rentals

The Importance of Packing a Zero Waste Lunch

Posted on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

When you pack your lunch for work or school each day, you are probably more focused on the food inside of it instead of how it impacts our environment. After all, by the time lunch rolls around, your stomach is grumbling.

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How to Reduce the Amount of Waste You Produce Each Week

Posted on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Until you start monitoring it closely, it may surprise you how much waste you generate each week, both at home and at work. However, this is something that you can easily change by making a few adjustments.

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Tags: waste management, waste reduction, recycling in CT, reduce waste, recycling

Going Green: 10 Home Decorations Made From Recycled Materials

Posted on Tue, Feb 04, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Are you a savvy decorator that wants to do your part to reduce waste and go green?

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Tags: waste management, home decorations, going green, reduce waste, recycle

5 Recycling and Waste Management Infographics You Need to See

Posted on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

Infographics are a fun and creative way to share information. These graphics are chock full of useful statistics that are arranged in an easy-to-read format. The best infographics often become viral and get posted on Facebook, Twitter and on personal blogs.

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Tags: waste management, infographic, recycling