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21
APR
2016

Is It Time To Reevaluate Your Waste Management Program?

Managing your company’s industrial wastes, whether hazardous or non-hazardous, is not an issue with which you should become stagnant, for several reasons. First, the manner in which you have been handling the material for years may be obsolete or downright illegal under...
21
MAR
2016

Have You Arranged For Spring Cleaning?

Due to the tremendous response to our Spring Cleaning email, we have added additional crews and equipment to make certain we can handle your needs in a timely manner. Do you have so much going on at work you’ve become blind to the obvious? It’s easy not to notice how...
25
JAN
2016

Do The Right Thing

According to American Recycler magazine, there is an ongoing battle for electronic waste recyclers and lawmakers wanting to do the right thing … which is to responsibly recycle e-waste. Currently, 25 states have some form of law governing electronic waste; but, state laws...
25
AUG
2015

Universal Waste Practices In Europe

Muller-Guttenbrunn Group in Austria has a history of scrap metal recycling and has now set the standard for recycling electronics. Europe is taking electronics (and universal waste as a whole) recycling very seriously. And this is something the U.S. is just starting to do....
12
SEP
2014

Incandescent Bulbs vs CFLs…….An environmental tradeoff?

Switching from incandescent bulbs to fluorescent bulbs can save energy, but there other other issues.  The environmental complications with fluorescent bulbs (including CFLs) is that they contain mercury…and mercury falls under EPA’s hazardous waste listings and also...
13
AUG
2014

Are you properly managing your company’s universal waste?

Most businesses are now aware of EPA’s request that universal waste not be sent as regular refuse to municipal or county landfills.  To make managing waste fluorescent lamps, batteries, electronic equipment and mercury containing devices (thermostats, hemostats etc.)...