Refuse and Recycling Blog

Going Green: The 5 Greenest Companies in North America

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

Much has been made about the importance of companies switching to green energy and adopting more environmentally friendly business practices and, while we're definitely not there yet, there are a number of large international companies based in North America that are finally beginning to lead the charge.

In fact, a growing portion of Fortune 500 companies are quickly realizing the many benefits of green energy and putting plans in place to better take advantage of these clean energy sources.

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Going Green: Tips for Saving Money on Your Energy Bill

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

The importance of saving money is one thing we can all agree on, but unfortunately most of us are unaware that it's possible to combine saving money with helping to protect the environment. 

There are actually a number of different ways that you can not only help to save money on your energy bills, but also reduce your impact on the environment at the same time. 

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6 Amazing Waste Facts

Posted on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

There are many names for the things we throw away: garbage, trash, waste, refuse, litter, and rubbish, just to name a few. Perhaps there are so many names because of the sheer quantity we generate! Read on to learn staggering facts about the stuff we don’t care about (but maybe should)!

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Ways to Reuse Old Tires

Posted on Thu, Sep 12, 2013 @ 10:17 AM

There are a variety of ways in which you can reuse your old tires when they are no longer suitable for driving. Tires are one of the biggest problems when it comes to waste, because there are so many of them. The elements of old tires that cause problems within the waste system can be used in constructive ways instead. Here are some unique ways to reuse old tires instead of adding them to landfills.

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Tags: John's refuse, used tires, reuse tires, tires, going green, save money, be green, used tire disposal, waste management in Connecticut

What is Environmental Sustainability?

Posted on Fri, Jun 08, 2012 @ 09:00 AM


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How Can My Business Practice Environmental Sustainability?

Posted on Wed, Jun 06, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

The green movement is a planet wide initiative to change the way we behave and make sure that our children are left with a better environment than we inherited from our parents.

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How Your Business Can Save Money by Going Green

Posted on Mon, Jun 04, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Going green isn't only good for the environment, it can be good for your business' bottom line. Trendy companies today are finding that they can add income to their company by sticking to the old adage, "Reduce, reuse, recycle." Whether you're running a restaurant or managing a factory, put green policies into effect throughout the company to save money and increase your net profits every month.

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Sustainable Solutions You Can Use at Home

Posted on Fri, Jun 01, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Companies can make a large impact on the environment by using environmentally sound practices, but individuals can also make a difference on a smaller scale. Creating waste and using too many resources are problems for the environment, but you can reduce the impact of both these by finding sustainable solutions to everyday environmental situations in your home. Become a small part of a larger group of environmentally aware people and you can combine to lighten our energy footprint on the earth.

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