Refuse and Recycling Blog

Benefits of Single Stream Recycling in Connecticut

Posted on Mon, Jun 10, 2013 @ 10:00 AM
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What is a Turn Key Recycling Program?

Posted on Thu, Oct 04, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

As we become more aware of the human impact on the environment, the importance of recycling has risen to prominence. Recycling reduces the world's dependency on new sources for paper, glass, plastic, aluminum and more. Now with Turn Key recycling programs, it has never been easier for companies and households to begin contributing to a good cause.

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FREE Ebook: Things You Should Be Doing to Green Your Business

Posted on Tue, Jul 24, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

In Johns' new eBook, we provide you with the latest and most effective ways to make your business more environmentally friendly. These practices are free of cost and will actually save you money!

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[FREE eBook] Things You Should Be Doing to Green Your Business

Posted on Fri, May 25, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

In Johns' new eBook, we provide you with the latest and most effective ways to make your business more environmentally friendly. These practices are free of cost and will actually save you money!

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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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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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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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The Benefits of Turning Waste Into Renewable Energy

Posted on Wed, Mar 28, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

The world population is growing at an exponential rate, and as such, more people are consuming products that require packaging, meaning that waste has become a way of life for most of us.

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How to Safely Dispose of Used Batteries

Posted on Mon, Mar 12, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

While batteries have a reputation for being bad for the environment, there are only a certain type of batteries that are dangerous to the environment.

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What are the Benefits of Single Stream Recycling?

Posted on Mon, Feb 27, 2012 @ 11:40 AM

In single stream recycling, all recyclable materials like paper, glass, steel, plastic, and aluminum are mixed together in the same bin and collected by a garbage truck. Residents and garbage collectors no longer need to sort through these anymore as they will be separated for reuse by modern processing equipment at a materials recovery facility.

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