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Buying Cooking Equipment? Grease Trap Maintenance 101

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If you are interested in starting a food service business or interested in purchasing lots of cooking equipment for another purpose, you need to invest in a grease trap. If kitchens don’t have a grease trap, then the grease can cause blockages in the sewer, disrupt wastewater operations, and increase your operating and maintenance costs. Read on to learn a little bit more about how a grease trap works, how they are maintained, and how some oils can be recycled.…

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Scrap Metal: Why Get Into It?

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You may have heard of scrap metal recycling before, but you aren’t sure if this is a hobby or even a potential career that is right for you. Aside from maybe selling a junk car once or twice in your life, you don’t even have that much experience with scrapping metal. If you are willing to get a little dirty and you have a little patience, you can really make scrap metal recycling work well for you.…

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Rocking And Rolling Rock: Landscape Rock Delivery Three Ways

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When you want landscape rock and you want it delivered, there are a few ways to go about this. Most people choose to have rock delivered since they do not have the means themselves to pick up a load of rock and bring it back to where they intend to use it. If you have no intention of picking up the amount of landscaping stone and rock that you want and need, here are three ways to get it.…

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Trash Removal And Recycling For Businesses

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No matter what business you are in, there is always going to be some amount of trash that needs removing from your officers or facility. The cost of removing that trash is part of doing business, but reducing the costs with bulk removal and recycling service can make a big difference for your business.  Bulk Trash Removal When it comes to removing the trash from your business, renting a dumpster or compactor for the property is a great option.…

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The Benefits Of Burning Used Fuels

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Utilizing used oils as a source of burner fuel is one of the better ways to ensure you’re getting the most out of a product. It’s recycling in the simplest sense, with no need for further processing to make the product usable. If you’re curious about the benefits of used oils as a burner fuel source, here are some things you should know about. Environmental Friendliness It’s easy to assume that used oils might not be the most environmentally sound choice, but there are a few factors that challenge this assumption.…

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How To Reduce Trash Inefficiency At Schools

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If you want to make your school more eco-friendly and efficient, you have options as far as recycling equipment goes. Here are some methods of using recycling equipment to reduce the amount of inefficiency your school has when it comes to trash. Smart Trash Compactor for Student Use While it’s true that you can compress trash after students dump their trash into cans and those cans are emptied into a compactor later on, you can increase efficacy by compacting at the source.…

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Fun Ways To Encourage Young Students To Recycle

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Children take up a large part of the population. As a teacher, you have a responsibility and a desire to help your students be responsible citizens. One easy way they can do that is by learning to recycle at a young age. Habits learned in youth often stay with children as they become adults. But sometimes it seems difficult to get a group of children excited about something so invisibly rewarding as recycling.…

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Eliminate Waste Efficiently And Easily - Tips For Maintaining Your Commercial Dumpster

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Whether you have a series of large containers at a commercial manufacturing site or one small dumpster for your office, commercial trash removal is a vital service that helps keep the wheels of commerce turning. However, as a customer of a commercial trash company, such as E.L. Harvey & Sons, you have a variety of responsibilities that will help assist your trash removal company in clearing away the waste which plagues you on a daily basis.…

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Got A Roll Off Dumpster You Are Not Using? 3 Ways You Can Upcycle It

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Many people today are recycling to help the environment, and you can upcycle a roll off dumpster you are no longer using. Upcycling means turning it into something that will be useful for you. This keeps it out of the landfills and gives you something completely free that you need or want. Swimming Pool If you would love to have a swimming pool this summer but cannot afford one, you can turn your roll off dumpster into one.…

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Which Items Can't Be Placed In A Roll Off Dumpster?

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A roll off dumpster may be rented for construction or business use, or may be used to get rid of clutter from a private home. However, not every kind of trash can be thrown into a dumpster.  Environmental factors are the main reason why some items are forbidden to be tossed into dumpsters. Although there are local ordinances that mandate additional restrictions, some limitations are more universal. Because dumpsters are emptied into landfills, soil and underground water contamination at landfill sites will occur if toxic materials are dumped and accumulate at the sites.…

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