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4 Reasons Recycling Is Worth Its Associated Costs

Would you believe that recycling has its fair share of critics? It does - and while it might seem unreasonable - these people actually have some factual basis for their criticism. In 1996, John Tierney, a columnist for the New York Times Magazine, famously claimed, "recycling is garbage." He went on to say, "Mandatory recycling [...]

By |2017-06-02T14:00:14+00:00June 10th, 2014|Household Waste, Recycling|0 Comments

10 Ways to Recycle Cardboard

Is Cardboard Recyclable? Yes, cardboard is recyclable and it should be recycled by consumers, businesses, and institutions. Cardboard is one of the most commonly generated waste products in virtually any business. In fact, the EPA estimates that 24.1 million tons of corrugated cardboard is discarded each year. Fortunately, the vast majority of that cardboard [...]

By |2018-11-08T15:11:21+00:00April 11th, 2014|Household Waste, Recycling|0 Comments

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal The list of parties responsible for safe hazardous waste disposal include places like pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities, dental offices, construction companies - but also the average household. Though the average household doesn't generate hazardous waste in the way a pharmaceutical plant would, it can still accumulate hazardous waste that requires proper [...]

By |2018-11-16T14:02:56+00:00March 31st, 2014|Hazardous Waste, Household Waste|0 Comments

How to Recycle Fluorescent Bulbs in 10 Easy Steps

If you’re a business, you need light. If you’re a smart business, you want fluorescent light. Why? Because fluorescent bulbs are much more energy-efficient than incandescent bulbs. They require less energy to provide lighting, they last up to ten times longer than incandescent bulbs, and they’re more environmentally-friendly to produce, as they reduce the [...]

By |2018-11-16T14:21:25+00:00March 18th, 2014|Household Waste, Recycling|0 Comments