Refuse and Recycling Blog

Why You Should Take Advantage of Our Free Month of Service

Posted on Tue, Apr 01, 2014 @ 10:00 AM
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Tags: waste management, waste reduction, residential waste removal, waste management ct, residential trash removals, refuse and recycling

The Importance of Being a Zero Waste Company

Posted on Thu, Mar 06, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Environmentally conscious; eco-friendly; going green—no matter what you call it, the practice of trying to limit our impact on the planet is one of the most important concepts for the future of humanity. While there are many different ways that individuals and businesses in Connecticut can help reduce pollution and shrink their carbon footprint, the goal of achieving zero waste is by far one of the easiest and most effective methods around.

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What it Takes to Become a Zero Waste Business

Posted on Thu, Feb 27, 2014 @ 11:30 AM

By now it's more than apparent that our current manufacturing and business practices are having an adverse impact on the planet.

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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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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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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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Decrease Your Environmental Impact at Work

Posted on Wed, Dec 05, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Measuring your environmental impact at work does not require rocket science or a lot of time, just the willingness to take a long hard look at yourself and your habits. Calculating your personal impact, starts before you even get to the office, with your commute. Understanding how you impact the environment can help you decrease your environmental foot print. To learn more about how you can implement a waste management and recycling program at your office, contact a local waste management company in Connecticut

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Tags: waste reduction, office waste, sustainability

How to Recycle Your Old Electronics

Posted on Thu, Oct 25, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

The electronics industry has made so much progress that there are new models of computers, mobile phones, Smartphone’s, tablet devices and video games released almost every other month.

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How is the Cost of My Company's Trash Removal Determined?

Posted on Thu, Jun 28, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

When it comes to trash removal, costs depend on two major factors - the volume of trash that will be removed and the contents of the trash. While general costs are usually determined by free market competition by competing waste removal services, there are areas where the local government puts caps on profit margins for these services. This way, consumers are not forced into unreasonable costs for a necessary corporate expense.

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Tips On Managing the Waste of a Construction Project

Posted on Tue, Jun 26, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

Construction projects produce a lot of waste and debris that the company needs to dispose of properly. If the waste materials are non-hazardous such as concrete, wood, drywall, bricks, plaster and piping, there are a few ways to dispose of this waste. While landfills were often the first choice for getting rid of construction waste, this is becoming less of an option. Landfills get larger. Pose health concerns and reduce property values. Many landfills will close in the future so construction companies have to look for alternative ways to manage the debris. Finding environmentally-friendly ways offers many benefits to the company and to the community. Fortunately, there are a few ways to manage environmental waste.

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