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Why Rent a Dumpster in the Fall
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Why Rent a Dumpster in the Fall

People talk about spring cleaning, but we have an unpopular opinion. We think that fall is actually the best time of year to tackle your big cleaning projects. For many of us, that means renting a dumpster. Declutter If you are like so many of us, fall means getting ready for holiday decorating and for company. Do you have boxes of broken, outdated, worn-out holiday ornaments? Is your guest room cluttered and crowded with things you no longer use? When you got out your winter coats, were you wading through a bunch of items you no longer fit, that are

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The Importance of Recycling Plastic
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The Importance of Recycling Plastic

When it comes to recycling plastic, we do not consider ourselves to be dramatic people, but we are willing to make a dramatic statement. Single use plastics are one of the most destructive things human beings have ever done to the environment. From depleting non-renewable resources to creating garbage that will not biodegrade to strangling and killing sea life and life on earth, single use plastics are devastating. They are also darn convenient. Thirsty? Grab a bottle of water. Need to wash your hair? Pick up some shampoo and conditioner in a plastic container. While life is possible without single

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Difference Between Commercial and Residential Trash Removal
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Difference Between Commercial and Residential Trash Removal

It comes as no surprise that trash removal and clearing clutter out of your home is an integral part of keeping your home, the haven it’s meant to be. What is however often overlooked, is the importance of keeping your workspace in order. Whether it’s residential, or commercial, waste removal in any form is indisputably a necessary undertaking~ one that can be made much easier with the help of Horizon Disposal Services. Residential Waste Removal There are a multitude of differences between commercial and residential waste removal. Namely, the method. During residential waste removal, you are responsible for removing the

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Recycle Old Clothes Shoes and More
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The Textile Waste Crisis & How To Reduce Your Footprint

The volume of clothing Americans throw away each year has DOUBLED in the last 20 years. Although textile waste only represents 5.8% of MSW waste generated each year, many would be surprised to find that 85% of textile waste ends up in landfills or incinerators. Textiles can also take up to 200+ years to decompose in landfills making this a huge environmental issue. Despite almost every kind of fabric being recyclable, the textile recycling rate is also currently one of the lowest compared to other materials. Although a good portion of these numbers comes from pre-consumer waste, meaning the wasted

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Construction Recycling Tips

Construction Recycling Tips A Cheat Sheet for Responsible C&D Disposal Tackling a big renovation, remodel, or new construction project? If so, you are probably already thinking about what you will do for trash removal. Construction projects are notorious for the waste that they create. While renting a dumpster to haul off your trash is an easy solution, it is not the greenest solution. It can also get expensive. By finding ways to recycle your construction and demo (C&D) materials, you can reduce the amount of trash you have. Not only is this better for the environment, but it can also

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What Plastic Products Can I Recycle
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What Types of Plastic Products Can I Recycle?

What Plastic Products Can I Recycle? Plastic recycling is the process of recovering scrap or waste plastics and reprocessing the material into useful products. Compared to glass or metallic materials, plastic poses unique challenges – because of the massive number of types of plastic, they each carry a resin identification code and must be sorted before they can be recycled. This can be costly – while metals can be sorted using electromagnets, no such ‘easy sorting’ capability exists for plastics. In addition to this, while labels do not need to be removed from bottles for recycling, lids are often made

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