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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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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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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