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  • How To Prepare To Bring Metal Into A Scrap Yard


    If you're about to go sell some scrap metal for the first time, take a moment and prepare everything. If you just bring in a jumble of metal, not only will it take a long time to get your money, but you'll establish a not-so-good reputation for yourself at the yard. If you make an effort to at least try to prepare the metal, though, the staff there will be a lot more understanding of any newbie mistakes you might have made.
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  • Three Types Of Hazardous Waste You Might Have In Your Home


    Whether you are cleaning out your basement or attic or you simply have some old items you need to get rid of, you might be surprised to find out that some belongings in your home are considered to be hazardous waste. You'll need to make special arrangements to dispose of these items appropriately. Use this guide to help identify some of the hazardous waste that might be in your home.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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  • 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.
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