Refuse and Recycling Blog

Waste Management in Connecticut: Are You Throwing Away Money?

Posted on Wed, Apr 30, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

The amount of money Americans waste each year is staggering, but even worse is the fact that a huge portion of that money is basically being thrown straight in the trash along with all of the other waste and garbage we produce. In fact, by taking a few easy steps, Americans could save billions of dollars each year with very little effort.

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The Importance of Packing a Zero Waste Lunch

Posted on Tue, Feb 11, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

When you pack your lunch for work or school each day, you are probably more focused on the food inside of it instead of how it impacts our environment. After all, by the time lunch rolls around, your stomach is grumbling.

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Tags: waste reduction, recycle in connecticut, waste management company, recycling, zero waste

Commercial Dumpster Rental Contracts: What You Need to Know

Posted on Mon, Dec 03, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Dealing with a pile of trash can be problematic especially if you have no idea of how to effectively get rid of it without polluting the environment. One of the best solutions for this problem is to hire the services of a local waste management company in CT. This will ensure that all your trash is collected on time and disposed of effectively. However, like any other rental service, there are certain factors that need to be considered before signing a commercial dumpster rental contract. 

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Tags: commercial trash disposal, dumpster, commercial dumpster rental, dumpster rentals, waste management company

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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What You Should Not Put in a Front Load Dumpster

Posted on Wed, Nov 14, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Are you a homeowner or business that has yard, food waste, construction waste and other waste that you need to get rid off, contact a local waste management comapny for pick up service or to rent a dumpster. Are you considering renting a dumpster? There are a number of different types available, sometimes it can be hard to know which dumpster is right for your needs. Front load dumpsters are smaller than other types of dumpsters, and frequently seen behind businesses. The "front load" part refers to how the dumpsters are picked up and dumped. There are different sizes depending on your needs.

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How Schools Can Benefit From Going Green

Posted on Mon, Nov 12, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

For educational systems, the process of going green is much harder. Educational systems must do a lot more than merely recycle waste and turn off lights. With the cost of advanced eco-friendly technologies such as solar lighting and geothermal heating and cooling reduced, their availability and popularity has increased. Schools have a lot to gain by incorporating green initiatives in their infrastructure. For schools that want to implement green initiatives contact a waste management company to learn about their services.  

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What is Made of Recycled Metal in Connecticut?

Posted on Wed, Sep 12, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Recycled metal holds a prominent place in the world of refuse and recycling. Many everyday items are created with recycled metal in Connecticut, which helps to reduce the impact on the environment.

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How to Safely Dispose of Hazardous Waste in Connecticut Workplaces

Posted on Tue, Sep 04, 2012 @ 09:00 AM


In your vocation, you may have to deal with hazardous waste in the workplace. It can be difficult to know which waste is considered hazardous and how you're supposed to properly dispose of it.

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Tags: waste management company, hazardous waste disposal, hazardous waste, Guilford CT trash removal