Refuse and Recycling Blog

How to Properly Dispose of Old Nail Polish and Cosmetics

Posted on Fri, May 02, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

If there’s one thing almost all of us have lying around the home, it’s old, half used cosmetics, lotions, nail polish, makeup and a variety of other beauty products. The problem arises when we try to dispose of the half used products. Many of us don't know how or what to do with it all.

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Zero Waste Initiatives: Buying the Right amount of Paint

Posted on Tue, Nov 19, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Cutting back on waste is important. Money being thrown out of you or your company’s pocket.

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Tags: residential waste removal, hazardous waste

What is Liquid Waste and How Can it Be Removed

Posted on Mon, Oct 29, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

At the risk of sounding obvious, liquid waste is all waste that exists as a liquid rather than either a gas or a solid. Since the term encompasses all waste in liquid form, it includes both waste produced as a liquid and waste that has been converted into a liquid for handling. Similarly, it includes both liquid waste that emerges from a single source such as industrial wastes being pumped out through pipes and liquid waste that has no single source such as run-off caused by rainfall. Other common examples of liquid waste include both human and animal excreta plus household wastewater coming from bathing, dishwashing, and a range of other domestic activities.

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How to Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste in Connecticut Workplaces

Posted on Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

In your vocation, you may have to deal with hazardous waste in the workplace. It can be difficult to know which waste is considered hazardous and how you're supposed to properly dispose of it.

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How to Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste in Connecticut Homes

Posted on Thu, Aug 23, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Maintaining a clean home is a number-one priority for residents to who want to keep their families away from potential harm caused by disease-causing germs and bacteria. However, there are things, probably hidden in the basement, stashed in the garage, or placed under the sinks that are far more dangerous than microbes.

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