Refuse and Recycling Blog

Three Ways to Measure Your Environmental Impact at Work

Posted on Tue, May 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Measuring our own environmental impact, also commonly referred to as environmental footprint, is one of the first steps towards limiting the damage and pollution we’re all responsible for. It's incredibly important that we have some way to accurately quantify our effects because it is difficult to see the full of extent of our damaging behavior from work and our lifestyles.

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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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Are You Consistently Cleaning Out Your Recycling and Waste Container?

Posted on Thu, Feb 20, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

It is very important to recycle and responsibly dispose of waste to help protect our environment. This is much easier if your waste container and bins are nice and clean.

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The Importance of Packing a Zero Waste Lunch

Posted on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

When you pack your lunch for work or school each day, you are probably more focused on the food inside of it instead of how it impacts our environment. After all, by the time lunch rolls around, your stomach is grumbling.

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How to Reduce the Amount of Waste You Produce Each Week

Posted on Thu, Feb 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Until you start monitoring it closely, it may surprise you how much waste you generate each week, both at home and at work. However, this is something that you can easily change by making a few adjustments.

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5 Recycling and Waste Management Infographics You Need to See

Posted on Wed, Jan 29, 2014 @ 03:05 PM

Infographics are a fun and creative way to share information. These graphics are chock full of useful statistics that are arranged in an easy-to-read format. The best infographics often become viral and get posted on Facebook, Twitter and on personal blogs.

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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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Going Green in CT: How to Create the Perfect Eco-Friendly Workplace

Posted on Tue, Nov 12, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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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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