Refuse and Recycling Blog

How Landfills Work

Posted on Tue, Sep 10, 2013 @ 03:56 PM

You may wonder what occurs in landfills once your garbage is removed from your home. A lot of preparation, planning and money gets put into providing and maintaining landfills, and although they are essentially piles of waste, landfills are a quality option for waste disposal. 

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How Garbage Pickup Differs For Cities and Suburbs

Posted on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

The public administrative bodies strive to ensure that all waste in areas under their jurisdiction is properly and hygienically stored, removed and disposed of. However, cities are quite different from the suburban areas in terms of higher traffic and pollution, lesser open spaces and smaller, apartment-style housing. Accordingly, the garbage pickup policies also differ for cities and suburbs, the main differences being highlighted below. 

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How Schools Can Benefit From Going Green

Posted on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

For educational systems, the process of going green is much harder. Educational systems must do a lot more than merely recycle waste and turn off lights. With the cost of advanced eco-friendly technologies such as solar lighting and geothermal heating and cooling reduced, their availability and popularity has increased. Schools have a lot to gain by incorporating green initiatives in their infrastructure. For schools that want to implement green initiatives contact a waste management company to learn about their services.  

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How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

Posted on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

The electronics industry has made so much progress that there are new models of computers, mobile phones, Smartphone’s, tablet devices and video games released almost every other month.

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The Importance of Industrial Waste Management

Posted on Tue, Oct 23, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Industrial waste is simply a catchall term for the undesired by-products of industrial activities such as mining and manufacturing.

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Trends in Food Waste Management

Posted on Thu, Oct 18, 2012 @ 10:00 AM
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Guidelines on Renting a Dumpster in CT

Posted on Tue, Oct 16, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Whether you're contemplating some ambitious home improvements, clearing your garden in preparation for landscaping or getting rid of obsolete machinery at your place of business, you are going to need some way of collecting and removing large amounts of trash. Dumpster Rentals in CT are a cost-effective solution.

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Seasonal Trash Services

Posted on Tue, Oct 09, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Autumn brings with it a pleasant nip in the air and beautiful hues of red and brown. It also brings the problem of dry leaves scattered all over the ground. These need to be removed from the streets on a regular basis, either as a collective effort by the residents or by hiring companies that offer seasonal trash services.

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What is Made of Recycled Plastic in Connecticut?

Posted on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Plastic production consumes 8% of the earth's fossil fuels. The amount of saved energy in making one recycled plastic bottle can light a 60-watt bulb for 6 hours. Annually, 38 billion plastic bottles are disposed of globally, but only 20% get recycled. The rest clog landfills for another 700 years before they decompose. People are now conscious of these ever-increasing environmental issues. Eco-friendliness and recycling is catching on; every little bit done at home or at work helps.  For tips on how to properly recycle plastics, contact your local Connecticut garbage company.

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