Refuse and Recycling Blog

How Can I Reduce My Company's Waste?

Posted on Wed, May 16, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

In a typical office setting, waste is broken down into a few key categories:

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Tags: save money, reduce waste, reuse, recycling

What Are Some Waste Reduction Strategies at Home?

Posted on Mon, May 14, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Whether you pay for trash removal, it's already included in your tax payment, so reducing the amount of waste your family creates is beneficial to the environment. Between the daily mail, food containers, items printed at home and waste from products you purchased, the amount can add up quickly. In fact, the Environmental Protection Agency estimates that each man, woman and child creates 4.3 lbs. of solid waste each day. Help to do your part to reduce this staggering number by employing some of these trash reduction strategies in your home.

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Tags: waste reduction, save money, recycling

Encourage Your Employees to Recycle (It'll Save Your Company Money!)

Posted on Wed, May 02, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Recycling not only helps the environment but can help a business decrease is costs. By encouraging employees to recycle, a business will decrease the cost for trash disposal companies Connecticut. Garbage collectors typically charge less for picking up recycled trash than normal trash pickup. To recycle effectively, a business will need to follow a series of steps.

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Tags: commercial recycling, commercial trash disposal, recycling

What is Made From Recycled Materials?

Posted on Fri, Apr 20, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Recycling is a process of converting waste or used materials into new products. Recycling reduces energy usage, wastage of potentially useful materials, water pollution (from landfilling), air pollution (from incineration), and emission of greenhouse gases. Recycling therefore helps to preserve the environment and increase the quality of life. Manufacturing companies can also reduce their costs when they use recycled stock. There are many products that can be made from recycled materials:

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Tags: single stream recycling, recycling, trash removal services

How Your Business is Losing Money By Not Recycling

Posted on Wed, Apr 18, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Recycling is seen by many to be an ethical practice to be applied to all aspects of our life. Recycling used materials will allow for the reuse of certain products as well as assist in the production of new materials. However, recycling also has more immediate and practical benefits for businesses.

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Tags: commercial trash disposal, recycling, trash removal services

What Are Some Items At Home That Can Be Recycled?

Posted on Thu, Apr 12, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Believe it or not, Americans produce about 230 million tons of trash per year. That breaks down to over four and a half pounds per person per day. Rather than just sending all of the waste to a landfill, states and local communities have instituted recycling programs so that most of that trash can be recycled and repurposed in another way. Recycling helps us use less energy and valuable resources to make new products. Here is a look at some of the common products you have at home that can be easily recycled.

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Tags: single stream recycling, recycling, trash removal services

Top 10 Commercial Cleaning Tips

Posted on Tue, Apr 10, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Commercial cleaning is important at it keeps your place of business clean and pesentable for customers and employees. It's important to practice reponsible disposal through recycling and regular trash disposal. Here are some commercial cleaning tips to help you make the most out of the activity.

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Tags: commercial cleaning, recycling, trash removal services

Ten Ways Your Employees Can Help Green Your Business

Posted on Thu, Apr 05, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Going green is growing in popularity among many of todays companies. Many businesses realize that reducing their carbon footprint not only helps the environment, but it helps the business as well.

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Tags: renewable energy, single stream recycling, recycling, trash removal services

Top 10 Residential Cleaning Tips

Posted on Tue, Apr 03, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Although many people hate cleaning and everything that comes with it, mostly everyone wants a clean home, therefore, it's necessary.

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Tags: residential cleaning, recycling, trash removal services

Tips On What's Not Allowed in Dumpsters

Posted on Wed, Feb 29, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

While most trash removal companies are more than willing to take what you're throwing out, there are some items of note which are not allowed to be thrown out into dumpsters.

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Tags: dumpster, hazardous material, container rentals, recycling, trash removal services