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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What is Special Waste in Connecticut?

Posted on Fri, Sep 06, 2013 @ 03:44 PM

You have likely heard the term, "Special waste" before and may have wondered what it meant. Special waste consists of things that cannot be placed in just any ordinary landfill or garbage without consideration due to its hazardous elements. These items can often be found in the household, garage and workplace. Waste doesn't always consist of wrappers, paper, plastic, cardboard and food which are common waste items that come from your household. Other items are what is considered special waste in Connecticut and there are specific requirements when it comes to disposing of them properly.

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Which Dumpster is Right for Your Job?

Posted on Wed, Sep 04, 2013 @ 11:44 AM

Choosing the correct dumpster for your project shouldn't be done without consideration. You want to get a dumpster that is large enough to hold all of your waste, but one that isn't too large for your job, resulting in you paying for unused space within the container. Companies will often be able to give you a rough estimate for the size of dumpster needed for your job specifics. The following dumpsters have a variety of options for size, recommended uses and price points.

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Garbage Removal in Connecticut: 3 Ways to Lower Costs

Posted on Fri, Dec 14, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

As a business owner in Connecticut, it is crucial to find ways to save money to not only increase profits but also cut down on expenses.

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Holiday Trash Pickup in Connecticut

Posted on Wed, Nov 21, 2012 @ 10:00 AM
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How Much Garbage Does a Person Create in a Year

Posted on Thu, Nov 08, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Have you ever wondered how much garbage you, your household or business generates each year? If you have, you are not alone.

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FREE Ebook: Immediate Benefits of Being a Zero Waste Company

Posted on Fri, Jul 20, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Have you considered changing your company into a Zero Waste Company, but haven’t thought in depth about what it could actually do for you and your company? Now’s the time to switch because of the immediate benefits it will do not only for you and your company, but especially the environment.

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How to Determine What Size Garbage Container Rentals You Need

Posted on Wed, Jul 18, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Whether you're doing a relatively small residential project or large scale construction, odds are you will accumulate a considerable amount of trash that needs to be removed. To ensure that all waste is removed both safely and efficiently, it's important to rent an adequately sized waste container for trash removal.

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Sustainability: Reduce & Reuse to start Saving Your Company Money

Posted on Mon, Jul 16, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

The environmental and financial benefits of recycling business waste are widely known. Reducing and reusing are just as effective at reducing overheads and carbon footprint. Simple changes can have a dramatically positive effect, stating today.

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Sustainability: How Can My Family Lower its Dependence on Plastics?

Posted on Thu, Jul 12, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Every year, Americans throw away enough plastic cups, forks and spoons to circle the globe about 300 times. Imagine how much total plastic your family uses each year. Between plastic packaging, grocery bags and disposable kitchen items, your family may be using hundreds of pounds of plastic every year that can be replaced with reuseable versions. Whether your trash removal company includes plastic recycling or not, if your family reduces its plastic use you'll cut down on your carbon footprint every week.

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