2015

  • Three Tips For Reducing Waste At Your Company

    While the average person produces about 4.3 pounds of waste per day, the amount of waste generated in commercial environments is typically higher. For instance, the commercial sector in Los Angeles produced about 10.53 pounds of waste per employee per day in 2006. Reducing waste at your company can have a positive impact on your bottom line and the environment. Here are three tips to help you achieve this goal.
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  • Factors To Consider When You Try To Start Your Own Recycling Business

    If you are an entrepreneur who is always looking to know what direction the business world is heading in and who wants to be sure to be among the first to move in that direction, you may be focused primarily on forms of sustainable business and how sustainability can factor into your future plans. As such, you might decide to start your own recycling business to jumpstart your move into being environmentally friendly and sustainable.
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  • Buying Goods From A Recycling Center Can Net You Some Great Deals

    Most people think of recycling services as a place to take things. However, some recycling centers are also excellent places to buy things as well. Many of these centers that accept windows, mirrors, glass or even pallet wood are often willing to sell them before recycling them. This helps put more funds into the recycling center's pockets and also helps people find great bargains on goods. Here are some options for finding great deals at recycling centers.
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  • 3 Items You Need To Consider Recycling

    Oftentimes, people end up throwing items away that could in fact have been recycled and put to good use. Instead of simply throwing items away, you might want to look into recycling them. Not only does it keep items out of the landfills and prevent them from being overrun, but it also allows the components to be put to good use and create cheaper products that more consumers can afford. To help do your part, look into recycling the following three items.
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  • Aluminum Recycling: Is It Helpful Or Harmful?

    You've thought about getting into aluminum recycling for quite some time, but haven't been able to decide if it's right for you. You've heard that there isn't much point in recycling or that it's wasteful. However, those claims are highly exaggerated. The benefits of aluminum recycling far outweigh any negatives. And here is why. Criticisms Of Recycling The concept that "recycling is harmful to the environment" is one that has been gaining some traction.
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  • Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- Automobile Edition

    Almost everyone knows that cars can be recycled for scrap metal or used parts, but did you know that with several models, the vehicle is mostly recyclable? Even for old clunker cars, more of the car can be recycled than you might think. Here are the top 7 most surprising things that you can recycle from your old car. 1. Mats and Carpet Carpeting inside the car is very similar to carpeting in the home.
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  • Keeping Feral Cats Out Of Your Dumpster

    Having a dumpster on your restaurant property is a great convenience. With this convenience however, comes the responsibility in taking steps to keep the trash inside contained when you have a feral cat problem in your area. Feral cats are notorious for trying to get into dumpsters to find a source of food. Here are a few ways to safeguard the trash in a dumpster from feral cats so it stays safely inside while the cats remain safely outside of the container.
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  • Benefits Of Recycling Scrap Metal During Building Demolition

    When demolishing a building or other structure, it is easy just to dismantle the structure and send all of the waste to the local landfill. However, this is not good for the environment. About 40% of all solid waste in landfills is comprised of construction materials and debris from the demolition of buildings. While it can be difficult to recycle building materials and scrap metal during a demolition, it is possible.
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  • Selling To A Gold Refiner: Key Considerations

    You have a lot of options when it comes to selling your gold. Pawn shops, coin dealers and jewelers, among others, all buy gold items. One of the best places to sell certain unwanted gold items, however, is a gold refinery. Unlike the other listed options, a gold refiner is an end user, not a middle man. In many instances, you will get a higher price from a refiner. This article examines some key considerations involved when choosing this alternative.
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  • Planning For A Major House Decluttering Project

    You're ready to clean out the basement, garage and all of those little storage areas that have accumulated clutter over the  years. If you are really ruthless about what you'll keep, give away and throw away, you'll gain back a lot of precious space in your home. Here are some thoughts to get you started planning your next major home decluttering project. Making the Tough Choices As you work your way through the house, you'll find that personal items fall into four categories:
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