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Know Your Options for Safe & Legal Disposal of Needles & Sharps

Posted by on Jan 23, 2017 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Know Your Options for Safe & Legal Disposal of Needles & Sharps

Most things can be tossed into a trash can or recycle bin without much thought, but medical waste is not one of them. Properly disposing of medical waste presents special challenges, and getting rid of needles and other sharps, such as lancets, requires an additional level of caution and forethought. To meet this challenge, authorities as well as private industry have developed several solutions in the form of safe disposal options. Below are some of these options and what you should know when it comes time to throw out used needles and...

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3 Ways To Improve The Energy Efficiency Of Your Office Building

Posted by on Feb 24, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Ways To Improve The Energy Efficiency Of Your Office Building

Utility costs for your office building can drastically cut into your bottom line by the end of the fiscal year. Managing individual energy usage in an office environment can prove nearly impossible, especially as employee counts reach the double digits and beyond. Instead, you must focus on upgrading your office space with technologically advanced systems to bring utility costs back down to manageable levels. Here are three smart ways to improve the energy efficiency of your office building with focused technology. Solar Panel Arrays With...

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Does Your Small Business Literally Burn Through Tires? What Are Your Best Recycling Options?

Posted by on Jan 27, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Does Your Small Business Literally Burn Through Tires? What Are Your Best Recycling Options?

If you own a small business in an industry that generates potentially hazardous waste as a byproduct of normal operations — used tires or rubber components, paints, solvents, or batteries — you may face a constant battle when it comes to disposing of these materials in a safe and eco-friendly way without hurting your bottom line. Because of their size, storage requirements, and potential flammability, used tires can be particularly problematic when it comes to proper disposal. Fortunately, the versatility of rubber and...

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Restaurant Owners: Reduce Labor Costs By Asking About Dumpster Placement When Getting Commercial Trash Service Quotes

Posted by on Jan 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Restaurant Owners: Reduce Labor Costs By Asking About Dumpster Placement When Getting Commercial Trash Service Quotes

There are typically several costs associated with hiring a commercial trash removal service: dumpster rental fees, permit fees and dump fees. Of course, all of these costs should be taken into account when comparing quotes from different garbage removal services, but these are not the only costs to consider. If you own a restaurant and want to hire a trash removal service, you should also consider the cost of making garbage runs to the dumpster. Most trash removal services only take away trash that’s in a dumpster, and bringing garbage...

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Business Owners: 2 Ways The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule Might Affect You

Posted by on Jan 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Business Owners: 2 Ways The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement Rule Might Affect You

If you’re not in the waste management industry, you may not have heard about the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvement rule that was recently proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency. If you’re a business owner, though, and your business produces even a small amount of hazardous waste, the passage of this rule will likely change the way in which you deal with your business’s waste. Check out the below two ways business owners might be affected under the hazardous Waste Generator Improvement rule.  Your Waste...

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