Waste & Recycling Blog

Recycling Ideas for Homes & Businesses

Recycling Ideas for Homes & Businesses

Even though about 75% of people living in the US follow the Reduce, Reuse & Recycle mantra, EPA reports tell us that we’re still generating about 254 million tons of trash. Because a whopping 87 million tons of this ‘trash’ consists of various recycling materials,...

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How to Get Rid of the Garbage Smell in Your Garage

How to Get Rid of the Garbage Smell in Your Garage

You know summer is here when your garbage starts to smell. Most people tend to keep their garbage cans inside their garage in order to deter critters and animals from getting into it, which can cause quite a mess. While the garage can indeed be a safe place for you to...

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What Is Single-Stream Recycling?

What Is Single-Stream Recycling?

Single-Stream Recycling vs Dual-Stream Recycling Recycling is very important for our environment because it allows us to reuse materials. This prevents us from filling up landfills with products that release harmful chemicals and gasses. It also reduces our need to...

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How to Keep Animals Out of Your Garbage

How to Keep Animals Out of Your Garbage

One man’s trash is another man’s treasure, especially when one of them is less of a man and more of a wild animal. Raccoons and other critters can’t resist the scraps and leftovers most homeowners leave in their garbage bins, evidenced by their determination and the...

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Why Bother with Recycling?

Why Bother with Recycling?

Most people have been told that it's important to recycle, but do we actually understand why it's important? Sure, you might keep a separate recycling bin outside your home, but is it really worth the extra time and effort? If you or someone you know struggles to find...

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Reducing Thanksgiving Waste

Reducing Thanksgiving Waste

Traditionally Thanksgiving is the one time of the year when Americans celebrate overindulging. Although overeating on this holiday can lead to gaining a few extra pounds, you may not realize that it can also lead to lots of unnecessary waste in landfills. According to...

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