Keeping the Earth Healthy

Post-Festival Pick Up: Easier Ways To Clear Away The Rubbish Faster

Posted by on 7-07-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Post-Festival Pick Up: Easier Ways To Clear Away The Rubbish Faster

One of the biggest problems with a community festival is the post-festival clean-up. There are the porta-potties, the garbage, and the recycling to worry about, and sometimes particularly large events (e.g., music festivals or Oktoberfests) result in a lot of paper waste everywhere. If you want to speed up the cleaning and recycling after your community event, here is what you can do. Dumpster and Compactor Rentals While you did not have room for these items on the grounds during the event, (and you wouldn’t want them there during the...

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Keep the Critters out of Your Trash

Posted by on 6-06-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep the Critters out of Your Trash

When you put your garbage outside at night, you don’t want to wake up and see it strewn about your lawn. This is not only a problem for people who live in the country, it happens in the suburbs and even in the city. Bears, raccoons, and even sometimes cats and dogs will knock over a trashcan and tear into the trash looking for food. So, what can you do to avoid this problem? Here are some suggestions. Buy Scented Garbage Bags The first step should be scented garbage bags. These have a heavy scent, usually a pine smell that is used to...

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Why Taking Your Used Vehicle To A Scrap Metal Yard Is A Good Idea

Posted by on 5-05-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why Taking Your Used Vehicle To A Scrap Metal Yard Is A Good Idea

If you have a vehicle that no longer runs or that you are no longer using, one great way to get rid of it is to sell it to a scrap metal yard. There are many parts of a vehicle that are made with different types of metals, all which can be resold by scrap metal yards. Here are four of those parts of a vehicle wanted by scrap metal yards that they can ensure get recycled or reused. Wheels – Most wheels are made from aluminum which is highly recyclable. In fact, according to The Aluminum Association, aluminum is a 100 percent recyclable...

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Four Reasons To Hire A Professional Demolition Company To Demolish An Old Home

Posted by on 5-05-15 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Four Reasons To Hire A Professional Demolition Company To Demolish An Old Home

If you are in the market for a large plot of land, one of the best ways to get the land you want for an affordable price is to purchase a few acres that has an old house on it. Even though the house may not be useable, a well and septic will more than likely already be in place. You can hire a professional demolition company to come and demolish the house for you so that you can start building your dream home right away. The following guide walks you through a few reasons why it is best to hire a professional demolition crew to handle the...

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4 Tips for Disposing of Remodeling Waste

Posted by on 5-05-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are planning on remodeling your home, you will need to figure out what to do with the remodeling waste. You will end up with some materials that can be reused or recycled, and other materials that need to go in the trash can or dumpster. Here are some tips for disposing of remodeling waste. Have Salvage Yards Pick Up Metal Scraps You will most likely end up with a good deal of metal scraps, depending on what you are remodeling in your home. If you have copper, steel, or aluminum, you can recycle them for a profit. If you have no...

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What Are Some Document Disposal Options?

Posted by on 5-05-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Even if you are trying to make your business as paperless as possible, you are still going to end up having some documents that you have to deal with. That means you still have to come up with a way to safely store and dispose of those documents. You don’t want confidential business documents to end up in the hands of anyone who could hurt your business.  Safe Disposal Probably the biggest issue you have to worry about how your documents are disposed of. You don’t want to have documents going out in one piece or in pieces...

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Top Six Ways To Reduce Your Presence At The Curb

Posted by on 4-04-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you are concerned about your image being soiled by the mountain of trash you put on the curb each week for the commercial trash service or just tired of having to clean up the mess after a visit by the neighbor’s dog, these six tips offer excellent advice to help you clean up your act and reduce your presence at the curb. One: Learn How to Say No It’s a safe bet that most of us have more than a few items in our homes that we regret purchasing. It’s also a safe bet that many of these items will eventually make their...

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Things You Can Do with Old Tires

Posted by on 4-04-15 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether you have four old tires that just came off your vehicle or you have a growing pile of them in the backyard, you need to figure out what to do with them. Check out the following suggestions so you will have an easier time deciding the best thing to do. Send Them to a Tire Recycling Company There are many tire recycling companies out there. All you have to do is to find the one that is closest to you. These companies will take your old tires and recycle them so that the material can be used for a wide variety of things. For example,...

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