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Ready To Ditch An Old PC? What To Know First

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If you have an old computer that you don’t use anymore and it isn’t worth any money, there are a lot of things that you’ll want to do before you get rid of it. Before you get rid of the computer, you want to make sure that none of your personal information is in jeopardy, and you want to dispose of the computer responsibly so it doesn’t harm the environment in any way. Read More»

Getting Rid Of Old Computers? Call First!

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Whether you’re tossing out an old Gateway or Dell from the early days of home computers or replacing a new system after physical damage, there’s a few restrictions when it comes to electronics disposal and a few benefits you could be losing. It’s against the law in most areas to simply throw a computer away in the general trash, but if you can’t drive directly to a recycling center, here are a few things to consider for safe and legal recycling. Read More»

How to Properly Dispose of Your Business Electronics

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If you’re like most businesses, you’re constantly upgrading your computers and other electronic equipment. After all, new technology translates into greater efficiency and higher capabilities. However, upgrades leave the problem of how to properly dispose of your old equipment. You can’t just leave it in the dumpster out back. Not only are most electronic devices and computer equipment hazardous to the environment if they are left in a landfill, but you leave your customers’ sensitive personal information at risk if your equipment isn’t disposed of properly. Read More»

How To Handle The Garbage At Your Outdoor Wedding

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When you think about your upcoming outdoor wedding, you probably get excited about things like your flowers and the delicious food that is being catered. One of the less pleasant things that you might not have thought much about is handling the garbage, but it is something to plan for. Having so many people in one place – particularly while they are eating and drinking – can add up to a whole lot of garbage. Read More»

What To Do If Your Apartment Complex Does Not Recycle

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You may think that almost everyone has access to recycling pickup, but some apartment complexes still do not offer this service. Of course, you want to recycle, but not having easy access can sadly cause you to slack, meaning you are tossing way too many plastic and paper items into the regular trash bins. If you face this situation, there are some things you can do to remain a responsible recycling citizen. Read More»

Safety Tips For Using A Rented Dumpster

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A roll-off dumpster, delivered to your home, can be the easiest way to handle trash disposal if you are undertaking a major home renovation or clean-up project. You simply choose the size and arrange for delivery. Once full or your project is complete, your dumpster company will pick it up for you, thus saving you many trips to the dump. Make sure you know about basic safety before your dumpster arrives by reading the tips below. Read More»

3 Items You Might Not Think To Recycle

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Oftentimes, many individuals end up throwing away products that have outlived their shelf life. They figure that since there is nothing more they can do with them, why not throw them away? However, some items can end up being recycled and put back to use for someone else. Not only does this help prevent items from filling up the landfill, but it also allows consumers to benefit from recycled items. Check out three items that you might want to look into recycling today. Read More»

Three Simple Ways That You Can Make Your Children Passionate About Recycling

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Across the U.S. in 2013, recycling programs helped prevent nearly 90 million tons of material from entering landfills. If you’re passionate about ensuring that this number continues to trend upward, it’s time to involve your children. Your kids might hear about recycling but not necessarily practice it – now is the time to make them keen recycling enthusiasts so that they carry this trend into their teenage years and even through adulthood. Read More»