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  • Why You Should Recycle Your Used Motor Oil And How To Do It

    If you change the oil in your car yourself, you can save money while keeping your car in top condition. Plus, you have the satisfaction and convenience of changing the oil yourself when you have time. However, you need to know how to dispose of used oil the right way. Here's a look at why you should recycle old oil and how to do it. Why Recycling Oil Is Important [Read More]

  • Have An Old Home With Old Metal Pipes, Wires, And More? How To Get Rid Of Everything On A Budget

    Taking the time to fix up an old outdated home can be time-consuming and expensive, but if you are smart with the metals that are removing you can save money or even put money back into your pocket. You want to make sure that you know what can be recycled or scrapped when it comes to the metal materials around your house, and even the other materials as well. Here are some of the materials that you may be able to get some money out of when you are removing them from the property. [Read More]

  • How Often Should You Get Curbside Recycling?

    Recycling paper, plastic, and metals such as aluminum is an excellent way to help the plane, because it minimizes the harvesting of precious resources and keeps tons of garbage out of landfills. One common question people have about the process, though, is how often they should opt for curbside recycling services, since many company offer weekly, biweekly, and even monthly pickups. Here are a couple of questions to ask yourself to help you decide which one is right for you. [Read More]

  • Tips For Disposing Of Your Scrap Metal

    Scrap metal disposal is something that you may need to do after you complete a major renovation project or clean out your storage areas. Unfortunately, many people simply assume that they should haul these items to the local dump, but using a scrap metal recycling service may be the more efficient option. Learning more about some of the options and considerations involved with ridding yourself of scrap metal will help you as you work your way through this task. [Read More]

  • Start A Recycling Program At Your Office With Roll Off Dumpsters

    The workplace can be a tremendously wasteful environment. Every day, office workers throw away paper, plastic, and other recyclable materials. According to Recycling Across America, people in the United States toss about 2.5 million plastic bottles every hour. Many of those bottles are being used at work. Often, people don't recycle at work simply because there isn't a program in place. You can change this by starting a recycling program in your office. [Read More]

  • Frequently Asked Questions About Gold Refining

    When you go to sell old gold jewelry to a pawn shop or jeweler, you will realize that the amount of money that they offer you is not the amount that an ounce of gold is selling for on the stock market. There are a few reasons for this. First, the jeweler or pawn shop has to make some profit on it, so they can't offer you what they intend to sell it for. [Read More]

  • Independent Food Retailers: 3 Best Practices That Can Help You Cut Unnecessary Waste

    While millions of Americans buy all their groceries from large supermarkets, a lot of consumers like to buy their produce from independent retailers, especially for niche or specialty items. For an independent retailer working on a tight margin, the cost of unsold goods and excessive trash collections can quickly erode profits, so it's important to find ways to control what you throw away. Make sure you minimize waste from your store with the three following best practices. [Read More]

  • Waste Management Tips: 3 Ways You Can Make Recycling At Home Easy

    Recycling paper products, cans, bottles, and other sustainable items offers a variety of benefits, from helping you keep your home organized and reducing your carbon footprint, to decreased earth pollution and community economic relief. But it can be pretty inconvenient to recycle at home if the right preparations aren't made and useful tools and resources are not put into place. You'll find that with just a little planning, and by implementing a few tips and tricks, you can make recycling easy for everyone living in your home. [Read More]

  • Two Great Halloween Light Crafts You Can Make From Your Recycled Aluminum Cans

    Certain holidays lend themselves to creating wonderful crafting projects either by yourself or with friends and family. Halloween is one of these holidays. You can never have enough spooktactular decorations to welcome all of the ghouls who will visit your home. They are even better when you can create them for free, or at minimum cost, out of your recycled aluminum cans. Here are two great lighting crafts that you can make in a minimum amount of time with minimum tools. [Read More]