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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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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How to Reduce the Pain of Going Green

Posted on Tue, Dec 24, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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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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Recycling in CT: The Importance of Finding a Certified E-Cycler

Posted on Thu, Mar 14, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

Some people may have old electronics they are no longer using, or ones that don’t work anymore.

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5 Steps to Help Pitch an Apartment Recycling Program in Connecticut

Posted on Mon, Dec 10, 2012 @ 10:05 AM

If you're thinking about trying to start a recycling program in your apartment building or community there are a few things you should do to get your property manager to take you seriously. Getting support and having the facts will go a long way toward getting your apartment community on the green wagon.

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Saving Money with Construction Site Trash Disposal & Recycling in CT

Posted on Thu, Aug 16, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

It costs money to properly dispose of construction waste, since approximately 6lbs/sq ft of waste is generated in every construction site. To reduce this cost, a construction company must employ certain trash disposal and recycling practices that will significantly reduce the amount of waste generated in every square foot of the construction site.

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