Posted on December 14th, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
Between wrapping paper, shopping bags and boxes, the holidays can be a wasteful time of year. Looking to cut back on your eco-footprint this holiday season? Here are a few DIY gifts that will let your loved ones know just how much you care — without the waste. DIY Gift Ideas: Mint Sugar Scrub Give […]
Posted on November 22nd, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, the average household’s waste increases by more than 25%. Start your holiday season off on the right foot by making a few eco-friendly changes to your Thanksgiving Celebration. Eco-Friendly Thanksgiving Tips: Shop Local – Thanksgiving is a holiday full of fresh, fall foods. Stop by a local farm or […]
Posted on November 11th, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
Looking to make your home a little more eco-friendly? Reducing waste doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are a few simple ways that you can cut back on trash at home. 5 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste: Ditch Plastic Bags – Bring a few reusable bags with you next time you head to the supermarket. […]
Posted on November 2nd, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
Have a question about your residential trash pickup? We might already have it answered! Here are a few of the most frequently asked questions we receive here at Residential Waste Systems. FAQs: How much does the garbage can cost? All customers are given a 96 gallon garbage can to use at no additional cost! If […]
Posted on October 27th, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
Will you be throwing a spooky Halloween party this weekend? As you get ready to dress up in your favorite costume and indulge in tasty treats, remember that there are ways that you can make your party eco-friendly, too. Here are a few tips to help you celebrate a successful Hallo-green. “Green” Halloween Party Tips: […]
Posted on October 19th, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
We love to look at beautiful red, yellow and orange leaves – but we don’t love when they are lying all around our yard. Fortunately, cool autumn weather is perfect for yard cleanup! If you are doing any backyard cleanups this fall, whether it be leaf pickup or cleaning up your summer garden, you’ll need […]
Posted on October 14th, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
We always remember to recycle our empty water bottles, cans and jars, but did you know that there are other items around your home that you should be recycling, too? Here are a few items that you might be forgetting. 5 Things You’re Forgetting to Recycle: Flower Pots – As you start to pick up fallen […]
Posted on October 6th, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
Did you know that 40% of all bottled water in the world is just bottled tap water? Many of the disposable items that we use every day have a serious environmental impact (not just bottled water). However, by making a few simple changes to your daily routines, you can significantly cut back on your eco-footprint […]
Posted on September 22nd, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
It’s the first day of fall! In addition to cooler weather, colorful leaves, and pumpkin spice, autumn is also a popular season for homeowners looking to tackle home remodeling and maintenance projects. The cooler weather is perfect for finally getting around to those tasks you put off all summer long. Do you have any fall […]
Posted on September 1st, 2016 by Residential Waste Systems
Are you recycling right? Here are a few of the most common recycling mistakes that homeowners make. Common Recycling Mistakes: Putting pizza boxes out with your cardboard pickup. Unfortunately, pizza boxes cannot be recycled! The grease from the pizza damages the cardboard. If you are looking to recycle as much as possible at home, cut […]
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Trumbull Christmas tree removal. We ask that all customers please have their tree curbside by January 6, 2019. Trumbull Christmas tree removal. We ask that all customers please have their tree curbside by January 6, 2020. All streets will be visited ONCE between the dates of January 6 and January 24, 2020.
Monroe – Please refer to MonroeCt.org for tree pick up.
Easton – Trash customers, please leave trees near your trash can no longer than 6 ft in length. Trees will be removed during the month of January.