How to Practice Solid Waste Reduction at Home

The United States Environmental Protection Agency estimates that each person in the U.S. generates roughly 4.4 pounds of waste every day, an increase of over 20% since 1980. Trash disposal companies in Connecticut shift millions of tons every year. All that trash is building up to an environmental disaster as suitable space for landfills begins…

How Illegal Dumping Can Cost Your Company Big Time

With trash removal taking up an ever-increasing proportion of Connecticut business budgets, illegal dumping might seem like an attractive option. Do not be tempted to try it! Illegally dumping your waste will almost certainly come back to haunt you, and could lead to large fines, lawsuits, and a massive reputation that will hurt your business.

Finding the Right Trash Removal Service for Your Company

Most cities have a variety of trash removal services to choose from. Before finding the right one for your company, you need to first determine the amount and type of trash you will have. A commercial trash removal company can come in handy if you continuously find yourself exceeding the weekly trash limit provided by…

What is Made From Recycled Materials?

Recycling is a process of converting waste or used materials into new products. Recycling reduces energy usage, wastage of potentially useful materials, water pollution (from landfilling), air pollution (from incineration), and emission of greenhouse gases. Recycling therefore helps to preserve the environment and increase the quality of life. Manufacturing companies can also reduce their costs…

How Your Business is Losing Money By Not Recycling

Recycling is seen by many to be an ethical practice to be applied to all aspects of our life. Recycling used materials will allow for the reuse of certain products as well as assist in the production of new materials. However, recycling also has more immediate and practical benefits for businesses.

How Do I Know If My Waste is Hazardous?

If your company is having difficulty deciding what is and what isn’t hazardous waste, there are ways to determine this. Even homeowner’s with their own private environmental waste will need to know if what they are disposing of is hazardous or not. The RCRA, or Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, determines first if it is…

What is Environmental Sustainability?

How Can My Business Practice Environmental Sustainability?

The green movement is a planet wide initiative to change the way we behave and make sure that our children are left with a better environment than we inherited from our parents.

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

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…