Refuse and Recycling Blog

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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Tags: waste management, John's refuse, going green, be green, zero waste

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

What is Considered Bulk Waste CT

Posted on Mon, Sep 16, 2013 @ 02:57 PM

There are a variety of items which fall under the category of bulk waste. It is important to know, understand and practice the bulk waste guidelines that ensure that you're discarding bulk waste appropriately.  The term "bulk waste" is used to describe waste that is too large to be collected by regular a waste collection. However, bulk waste can often be picked up from streets and pavement areas. A fee is usually associated with this kind of collection. Here are some items that you can place on the side of the road for bulk waste collection.

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Ways to Reuse Old Tires

Posted on Thu, Sep 12, 2013 @ 10:17 AM

There are a variety of ways in which you can reuse your old tires when they are no longer suitable for driving. Tires are one of the biggest problems when it comes to waste, because there are so many of them. The elements of old tires that cause problems within the waste system can be used in constructive ways instead. Here are some unique ways to reuse old tires instead of adding them to landfills.

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Tags: John's refuse, used tires, reuse tires, tires, going green, save money, be green, used tire disposal, waste management in Connecticut

How to Safely Dispose of Cell Phones

Posted on Tue, Aug 27, 2013 @ 11:06 AM

Many people question how to properly go about electronic waste disposal, especially when itcomes to cell phones. Chances are that almost every individual has at least one broken, old or even unused cell phone in their home. Whether you are concerned about throwing away your phone for environmental reasons, or for your security, you will be happy to know that there are alternatives to holding onto your old electronics forever. 

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Tags: John's refuse, recycling in CT, recycle in connecticut, going green, refuse and recycling, recycling, metal recycling

Recycling / Disposal of Used Oil

Posted on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Oil is something that never wears out. While it can get dirty it can still be recycled so that it can be cleaned and used again. Oil should never be dumped on the ground or thrown away in the trash, it can pollute water and hurt wildlife. Waste oil removal can be properly done in a few ways.

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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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John's Refuse Dumpster Rental

Posted on Thu, Sep 20, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Does your trash look like this?

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