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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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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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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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

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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Going Green in CT: 4 Recycling Opportunities You're Missing

Posted on Thu, Dec 26, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Many of us feel like we are doing our part when it comes to recycling by dropping our aluminum cans in the bin and leaving our plastic and glass in the special waste management container. However, there are plenty of other things that can be recycled too.

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How to Reduce the Pain of Going Green

Posted on Tue, Dec 24, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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15 Tips for Effective Waste Reduction in Connecticut

Posted on Thu, Dec 05, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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How to Improve Your Business Recycling Strategies

Posted on Thu, Sep 19, 2013 @ 08:51 AM

So you’ve heard that ‘green’ is the way to go to improve your business’s consumer appeal, but you’re not sure how to get there. Or, maybe your company already recycles some items but you’re sure there’s more to do. Starting or improving an existing recycling program will make your organization ‘greener,’ and let you (and your customers), feel good about reducing the amount of waste sent to the landfill. Here are some great ideas to help improve your business’s recycling efforts!

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Tags: commercial recycling, community involvement, John's refuse, recycling strategies, electronic waste, business recycling, going green, zero waste