Refuse and Recycling Blog

6 Amazing Waste Facts

Posted on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

There are many names for the things we throw away: garbage, trash, waste, refuse, litter, and rubbish, just to name a few. Perhaps there are so many names because of the sheer quantity we generate! Read on to learn staggering facts about the stuff we don’t care about (but maybe should)!

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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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Metal Recycling in the Workplace

Posted on Thu, Sep 06, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

All workplaces can become involved in metal recycling, whether they are a small business or a large multi-national company. Every single scrap of metal can be recycled, saving on refuse costs while reducing the environmental impact of a workplace. Depending on the type of metal and the current market conditions, metal recycling can actually be a source of income for companies who choose to sell their scrap metal to a refuse and recycling service. Contact a local waste removal company in Connecticut to find out where to sell scrap metal.

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Metal Recycling in your Home in Connecticut

Posted on Tue, Aug 28, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Of all the items around the home that can be recycled, metal is the only material that can be recycled an infinite number of times, making it a very eco-friendly product. Metal recycling reduces demand for raw materials like coal and iron, and helps control the price of metal-based items like appliances, cars, and building supplies. Any waste removal company, like a local Clinton CT trash pickup company, will also tell you that recycling also helps reduce the amount of refuse entering landfills.

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