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A Checklist of Things You Aren’t Recycling (But Should Be)

Posted on October 28th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

Not every item you try to recycle is going to be accepted bt your local recycling service. However, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t still be recycling these items. There are some items that need to be recycled separately and there are specific places that will accept these items. Here’s a short list of a few […]

3 Things You Really Need to Stop Recycling

Posted on October 24th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

Are you trying to recycle more? If so, then we congratulate you for trying to make a difference in the world! While we do commend you for taking the time and the effort to actively recycle more, there are some things that are commonly recycled that shouldn’t be. And unfortunately, recycling these items can cause […]

How Your Attic Clutter is Causing Pest Infestations

Posted on October 15th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

When you have an attic space, it’s often used to store belongings that you don’t need on a regular basis. This includes holiday decorations, clothes of the opposite season, family heirlooms, extra furniture, etc. While this space is great for storage since it’s hidden out of sight, it can easily become cluttered. The reason attic […]

Is Recycled Plastic Better Than New Plastic?

Posted on October 10th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

Is it better for companies to create products with recycled plastic or with new plastic? Well, it’s time to find out. But first, let’s define the types of plastic manufacturers will use. What is Virgin Plastic? Virgin plastic is exactly what you think it is. It’s plastic resin that has been newly created without any […]

How Your Habits Can Help Improve Your Neighborhood

Posted on September 28th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

When you live in a neighborhood, your actions as a homeowner are seen by your closest neighbors. If you want to live in a community that is safe, responsible, and a place you love to live in — it all starts with you! Set an example for the rest of your neighbors by doing the […]

Are Aerosol Cans Recyclable?

Posted on September 20th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

When you’re finished with the last of the whipped cream (or you’re throwing away some that’s expired), make sure you dispose of it properly. Are you unsure of how to do that? Don’t worry, we’re going to show you how to properly dispose of aerosol cans right now! Can You Recycle Aerosol Cans? The simple […]

How to Keep Your Community Clean From Pollution

Posted on September 13th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

Being a homeowner is something you can be proud of! Take pride in your home and the appearance of it. And not only should you take pride in your home, but the community as a whole. Here are some tips on how to keep your property AND your community free of pollution: Stop Buying Styrofoam […]

3 Commonly Littered Items That Hurt Animals

Posted on September 4th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

Littering is something no person should ever do, yet all you see is litter as you drive along your local streets. Why? Littering is easy to do and not many people think twice when doing it, but if you saw how much litter can hurt the environment and the animals that live in it — […]

How to Pack a Waste-Free Lunch

Posted on August 27th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

School is starting soon — FINALLY! For the parents out there that pack their children’s lunches, are you conscious of how much waste will be thrown out when they’re finished eating each and every day? By changing the way you pack their lunches, you can help improve the environment by reducing the amount of waste […]

How to Dispose of Raw Meat

Posted on August 24th, 2018 by Residential Waste Systems

The last thing you ever want to do is throw spoiled, raw meat into the garbage can all willy nilly! And not only that, you don’t want to throw any type of raw meat into the trash during the summertime. Just imagine all of the smells! When you’re disposing of raw meat, there are a […]

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