Landfill Fundamentals

Landfill Fundamentals Landfill is the discarding of waste into or onto land. Historically, landfills are the oldest and the most common method of waste treatment and disposal in many places around the world. Today, landfill sites are engineered, operated, and monitored under strict technical standards to ensure compliance with federal regulations and to protect the […]

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Powered by Trash

A lot of Trash Therefore, it’s necessary to get rid of trash from our garbage bins and make good use of it. Rather than having to put up with landfills and littering all over the place, it’s possible to transform trash into power and then feed it into the national or utility grid. This New […]

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The Life Cycle of a Plastic Water Bottle

The Life Cycle of a Plastic Water Bottle Millions of bottles of water are purchased every year in the United States. Together with other plastic products, they play a ubiquitous role in the lives of several consumers. But what happens to the bottles once they have no use? With the increasing awareness of the environmental […]

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DIY Composting

Five Steps  Have you ever thought twice about those food scraps left over on your plate? Most of the time it is discarded without blinking an eye. We mix this food with plastic and other waste before we burn it or bury it underground. It is time we reimagine how we handle our food. This […]

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Today We live in an ever-changing world. Things always seem to be speeding up, getting bigger, and becoming more efficient. With the current status of our environment, we have to rethink a lot of the ways we live our lives. Resources are becoming scarcer and the environmental impact is more important than ever. Future generations […]

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A Dangerous Truth on Trash Pollution

Fact The ocean is a big place. Powerful tides from all around the world intersect in areas creating vortexes known as gyres. Plastic and other waste remains trapped in these gyres as the tides flow through. These polluted gyres create very inhospitable places for fish, birds and other mammals. Pollution is extremely high and the […]

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The Future of Garbage Trucks

By the end of this blog you are going to want to personally thank Ian Wright and his company Wrightspeed for the breakthrough technology they have recently developed. The days of waking up to the garbage truck are over. Wrightspeed has developed an electric powertrain kit that can be installed in garbage trucks.  Not only […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Recycling Tires

In the major states of the world such as the United States, Australia and the United Kingdom, more than half of the rubber that is used every year is converted into tires. Examples of raw materials that are used in the manufacture of tires include rubber, carbon black, steel, and many other materials with rubber […]

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What is Single Stream Recycling?

We all know recycling is good for the state of Connecticut and good for our environment. It can be a bit of a chore, though, to separate all the different types of recycling. Single-stream recycling simplifies the task so that all a homeowner has to do is put out one recycling bin. What could be […]

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What is Illegal Dumping?

Illegal dumping has become increasingly common in Connecticut. Offenders often dump late in the night to avoid the inconvenience and costs associated with proper dumping. What the culprits don’t know is that the habit is prohibited by law and carries severe consequences if you were to go to court. Improper dumping of garbage, abandoned automobiles, […]

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