Refuse and Recycling Blog

Going Green: The 5 Greenest Companies in North America

Posted on Tue, Mar 18, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Much has been made about the importance of companies switching to green energy and adopting more environmentally friendly business practices and, while we're definitely not there yet, there are a number of large international companies based in North America that are finally beginning to lead the charge.

In fact, a growing portion of Fortune 500 companies are quickly realizing the many benefits of green energy and putting plans in place to better take advantage of these clean energy sources.

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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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Going Green: 10 Home Decorations Made From Recycled Materials

Posted on Tue, Feb 04, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Are you a savvy decorator that wants to do your part to reduce waste and go green?

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Tags: waste management, home decorations, going green, reduce waste, recycle

Waste Management in CT: 4 Items You Need to Stop Throwing Out Now!

Posted on Mon, Dec 30, 2013 @ 10:00 AM

Think about the trash you throw away on a daily basis. Much of it really is trash, but how much of what you throw away could be recycled, reused or otherwise kept out of the landfill? How about those items that are simply too dangerous /hazardous to send to your local landfill?

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10 Tips for Helping Your Office Stay Waste Free

Posted on Mon, Nov 26, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

When you’re not home, it can be difficult to practice green initiatives, especially in the workplace. In a work environment, getting everyone to recycle and reduce his or her waste can sometimes seem impossible. Actually, by not implementing simple environmentally friendly practices, your office could actually be losing money. Not sure where you can start, here are some quick tips your office could implement to help stay waste free. 

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Tags: commercial recycling, office waste, going green, reduce waste, reuse, recycling

Tips On How to Remove Medical Waste

Posted on Wed, Oct 31, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

It is vital that medical waste be removed in a timely and appropriate fashion.

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Tags: medical waste, refuse and recycling in CT, waste removal company in Connecticut, reduce waste, waste management in Connecticut

Glass: What is and isn't Recyclable?

Posted on Fri, Jun 22, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

 

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How Do I Know If My Waste is Hazardous?

Posted on Thu, Jun 14, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

If your company is having difficulty deciding what is and what isn't hazardous waste, there are ways to determine this. Even homeowner's with their own private environmental waste will need to know if what they are disposing of is hazardous or not. The RCRA, or Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, determines first if it is solid waste. Solid waste doesn't have to be "solid" but it must be no longer in use for its intended purpose or a material item that needs to be reclaimed before it is reused. Hazardous waste must first be solid waste before it can be deemed hazardous.

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How Can My Family Lower our Dependence on Paper Products at Home?

Posted on Thu, May 24, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Lowering your dependence on paper products is both environmentally friendly and cost-effective. Many businesses and individuals are trying to reduce their reliance on paper products. Luckily, the expanding world of technology is making it much easier to reduce the amount of paper people use on a daily basis. However, there are still some old-fashioned tips that you can also follow in order to reduce the amount of paper you use. The less paper you use, the less waste you will create. This can result in trash removal savings, among other great benefits.

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Tags: save money, reduce waste, reuse

1 Month of FREE Residential Services

Posted on Tue, May 22, 2012 @ 01:00 PM

Everyone likes to save money, and we know you don’t want to spend less and end up getting less quality. 

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Tags: residential trash removals, reduce waste, trash removal services, trash pickup