Refuse and Recycling Blog

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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10 Surprising Items You Didn't Know You Could Recycle

Posted on Mon, Oct 21, 2013 @ 08:00 AM

You do your part by recycling paper, bottles and cans, and even composting; but you may be surprised at some of the other ways you can help to save the earth through recycling.

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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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Recycling in Connecticut, How Recycling Medical Waste Saves Money

Posted on Wed, Jan 02, 2013 @ 09:00 AM
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Recycling in Connecticut, 10 Simple DIY Ornaments

Posted on Mon, Dec 24, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Recycling in Connecticut is not the only solution to your garbage disposal woes this holiday season. If you have both the time and the inclination, there are a number of simple but  stunning DIY ornaments that you can make using nothing more than simple tools and materials that would otherwise end up slated for disposal. Here are ten simple ways to upcycle reusable materials this holiday:

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How Your Business Can Help Close The Loop

Posted on Fri, Dec 07, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

One of the most commonly overlooked elements of recycling is the value of recycled material. Everyday more items are being placed in landfills rather than being recycled. Did you know that only about half of Americans recycle daily, and 13 percent do not recycle at all. It is important to not only recycle but also learn about what items can and cannot be recycled. To keep up to date, contact your local waste management company in Connecticut.

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How Garbage Pickup Differs For Cities and Suburbs

Posted on Mon, Nov 19, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

The public administrative bodies strive to ensure that all waste in areas under their jurisdiction is properly and hygienically stored, removed and disposed of. However, cities are quite different from the suburban areas in terms of higher traffic and pollution, lesser open spaces and smaller, apartment-style housing. Accordingly, the garbage pickup policies also differ for cities and suburbs, the main differences being highlighted below. 

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When to Use a Roll Off Octagon Compactor

Posted on Tue, Oct 02, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

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There are a variety of waste disposal methods, but often, if your business produces high volumes of waste, these waste solutions simply do not meet the needs of your company. If you work in the construction industry, or your company produces vast amounts of waste, you could benefit from renting a roll off octagon compactor.

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How to Properly Disinfect Your Garbage Can

Posted on Mon, Sep 24, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Cleaning Garbage Cans

Given how often the inner surfaces of garbage cans come into contact with organic waste and other waste products, it should come as no surprise that they can quickly become utterly and thoroughly filthy. After all, no lining material is perfect and indestructible.

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What is Zero Waste?

Posted on Tue, Sep 18, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Zero waste provides a philosophy for the way communities think about refuse and recycling. Through a cycle that attempts to imitate nature's circular method of destruction and replenishment, waste management in Connecticut aims to reduce the amount of waste by finding ways to reuse as much material as possible from a product. This not only helps to increase production, but it reduces the costs of items since each time a product is purchased it doesn't depend entirely on new materials.

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