Refuse and Recycling Blog

6 Amazing Waste Facts

Posted on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 09:00 AM

There are many names for the things we throw away: garbage, trash, waste, refuse, litter, and rubbish, just to name a few. Perhaps there are so many names because of the sheer quantity we generate! Read on to learn staggering facts about the stuff we don’t care about (but maybe should)!

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Tags: commercial recycling, electronic waste, business recycling, be green, trash & recycling service, trash removal, recycled plastic, metal recycling

Which Dumpster is Right for Your Job?

Posted on Wed, Sep 04, 2013 @ 11:44 AM

Choosing the correct dumpster for your project shouldn't be done without consideration. You want to get a dumpster that is large enough to hold all of your waste, but one that isn't too large for your job, resulting in you paying for unused space within the container. Companies will often be able to give you a rough estimate for the size of dumpster needed for your job specifics. The following dumpsters have a variety of options for size, recommended uses and price points.

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Tags: commercial recycling, residential waste removal, dumpster, office waste, garbage pickup, large garbage items, roll off octagon compactor, vertical compactor, bulk trash, commercial dumpster rental, sizes and options, going green, garbage removal, trash & recycling service, trash removal, trash pickup, trash container size, trash container

What You Need to Know Before Beginning a Construction Demolition

Posted on Thu, Aug 29, 2013 @ 08:40 AM

A major part of your construction demolition is the waste that comes from it. Prior to starting the project, it is critical for you to consider three things to ensure that you have an appropriate and effective waste management plan put into place. After all, you cannot start a construction demolition project without ensuring that you have proper storage and removal of the waste that will result from the project.

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Tags: dumpster, construction site trash disposal, large garbage items, construction, construction waste removal in CT, trash & recycling service, construction site trash removal

Waste Removal in Connecticut: 3 Benefits of Waste Reduction

Posted on Mon, Dec 17, 2012 @ 03:30 PM

Until recently most companies have not paid a lot of attention to disposing waste or waste reduction. In the past it was fairly easy and cheap to dispose of waste. Unfortunately, times have changed and many companies are looking at the waste they produce differently. If you are trying to cut costs as well as the amount of waste that your company produces, there are several things to consider.

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Tags: waste management ct, trash & recycling service, trash removal

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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Tags: garbage pickup, recycling in Connecticut, waste management company, Connecticut garbage company, trash & recycling service

How Do I Set Up a Trash & Recycling Service for My Business?

Posted on Thu, Jul 26, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

If you own or operate a business, then you know how important it is to contract with a reliable trash and recycling service. Because your business produces waste every single day, you need to know that the trash pickup will occur when scheduled so your business does not become overwhelmed. Here's a look at how to properly set-up garbage pickup for your business.

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Tags: garbage pickup, trash & recycling service, trash pickup