Refuse and Recycling Blog

Recycling / Disposal of Used Oil

Posted on Thu, Oct 11, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Oil is something that never wears out. While it can get dirty it can still be recycled so that it can be cleaned and used again. Oil should never be dumped on the ground or thrown away in the trash, it can pollute water and hurt wildlife. Waste oil removal can be properly done in a few ways.

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What is Made of Recycled Plastic in Connecticut?

Posted on Fri, Sep 28, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Plastic production consumes 8% of the earth's fossil fuels. The amount of saved energy in making one recycled plastic bottle can light a 60-watt bulb for 6 hours. Annually, 38 billion plastic bottles are disposed of globally, but only 20% get recycled. The rest clog landfills for another 700 years before they decompose. People are now conscious of these ever-increasing environmental issues. Eco-friendliness and recycling is catching on; every little bit done at home or at work helps.  For tips on how to properly recycle plastics, contact your local Connecticut garbage company.

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How Recycling Bulk Trash Items in CT can be Cost Effective

Posted on Fri, Sep 14, 2012 @ 10:00 AM

Recycling in Connecticut cuts costs for the state by avoiding unecessary disposal costs. Many municipalities restrict bulk waste collection or charge a fee for pickup and disposal.

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Metal Recycling in the Workplace

Posted on Thu, Sep 06, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

All workplaces can become involved in metal recycling, whether they are a small business or a large multi-national company. Every single scrap of metal can be recycled, saving on refuse costs while reducing the environmental impact of a workplace. Depending on the type of metal and the current market conditions, metal recycling can actually be a source of income for companies who choose to sell their scrap metal to a refuse and recycling service. Contact a local waste removal company in Connecticut to find out where to sell scrap metal.

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Recycling for Beginners: How to Recycle in Connecticut

Posted on Thu, Aug 30, 2012 @ 09:00 AM

It can be difficult for beginners to determine how to best dispose of their garbage. Hazardous waste, metal recycling, and other materials are all disposed of differently. The following guidelines will detail how to recycle in Connecticut. For more tips, contact your local waste removal company.

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