landfills

Landfills: Preparing Your Waste For Disposal

It is important to understand the types of materials that are accepted at your local landfill or waste management facility. This will save you and your company time, resources and headaches. There are usually very specific requirements as to what a landfill facility may or may not accept, as well as how the materials should be segregated prior to delivery. …

E-cycling old electronic equipment

E-cycling For Commercial Businesses

In the not so distant past, there were no specific regulations with regard to the disposal of electronics. Individuals and companies alike simply loaded up their unwanted equipment and hauled it to the local dump where it lay dormant—but still hauntingly active. What we now know is that electronic devices contain harmful materials. Over time, these can leach into the …

Reducing Waste to Cut Costs

Businesses can cut costs by reducing waste. When a business reduces their waste, they can: save money on supplies conserve materials and energy reduce current waste disposal costs and guard against future disposal costs avoid adding to the current environmental problems by producing and disposing of unnecessary materials Reducing Waste the Easy Way Making simple changes to procedures and work …

Plastic and Oil Prices

We all know that low oil prices mean we pay less at the pump. But did you know the price of oil can affect your recycling? How is Plastic Made? Plastics are derived from the byproducts of petroleum refining and natural gas processing with materials such as cellulose, coal, natural gas, salt and crude oil. Crude oil is a mixture …