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What Hazardous Waste May You Be Disposing Of Improperly?

Posted by on Jun 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What Hazardous Waste May You Be Disposing Of Improperly?

When you hear the term “hazardous waste,” you may think of nuclear reactors or heavy-duty chemicals housed in a solid steel barrel. However, your own household likely generates a fair amount of hazardous waste each year, and you may be disposing of this waste improperly. Not only can this harm the environment, it may subject you to fines or other civil penalties. Read on to learn more about some common types of hazardous household waste, as well as how you can properly dispose of this waste. Batteries If you’ve ever thrown a...

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Why You Might Want To Consider Professional Document Organization Before Storing Papers

Posted by on Jun 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Why You Might Want To Consider Professional Document Organization Before Storing Papers

If you manage an office, you know how difficult it can be to go fully paperless. Some items just have to be printed out so that you have a hard copy in case your electronic system fails. But that leads to lots of paper files if your business stays around for a long time. Occasionally culling the files and shredding them helps, but items that you need to keep indefinitely often have to go into storage. Before you lock those papers away, have a professional organizer arrange them. You’ll be glad the files follow a consistent system years...

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Where Do I Put All These Old Cell Phones?

Posted by on Jun 15, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Where Do I Put All These Old Cell Phones?

Maybe this scenario is familiar to you: You’re trying to clean out your life and you come upon a stash of once highly used but now “old news” cell phones, electronic cords, cameras, and battery chargers. Or maybe you have an old bulky and yellowed computer collecting dust in a corner that should instead be giving your house a bit more feng shui. “What in the world do I do with this?” is a common question. And you’re not alone.   Ever heard of e-waste? That’s the name you can give all of your...

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Teaching Your Children The Importance Of Recycling – Why We Recycle And How They Can Help

Posted by on Jun 12, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Teaching Your Children The Importance Of Recycling – Why We Recycle And How They Can Help

No matter where you live, you likely have the ability to recycle. Many cities or states in the US require residents to recycle certain items. However, even if not required, it is important that everyone do their part to help reduce waste. As a parent, there are a number of ways to get your children involved in recycling. Recycling Made Simple Children, especially young ones, don’t need a long drawn out explanation about recycling. They should know that items can be reused or recycled to prevent waste and help preserve our earth....

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Everyday Uses For Shredded Tires

Posted by on Jun 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Everyday Uses For Shredded Tires

A tire shredding machine does exactly as the name implies: it shreds tires. While shredding tires is good because small pieces take up less space in a landfill, there are actually other uses for shredded tires. Here are some examples of ways to use shredded tires for home projects: Playgrounds A playground is fun for kids, but it can also be dangerous. If your child falls from the playground, they might get hurt on the hard ground. One of the best ways to protect your little ones is to spread shredded tires around the playground. Build a...

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3 Creative Fundraiser Ideas

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Creative Fundraiser Ideas

If you are looking to raise money for an event, a trip, or a community service project, you should think outside of the box when it comes to thinking of things and services to sell. People are more willing to donate items they don’t want, or spend money on things they need, instead of overpriced trinkets and candies. Here are a few things you want to consider doing for your fundraiser, to make it easier to get the money you need. Scrap Metal Recycling Go around and collect scrap metal that people don’t want, or advertise a drop...

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Should You Recycle Or Reuse An Old Hard Drive?

Posted by on Jun 8, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Should You Recycle Or Reuse An Old Hard Drive?

Some people need to change computers with every new year’s releases. Whether you’re interested in the newest device or in dire need of an entire department’s upgrade, you should be sure to look into certain recyclable materials and components that can be reused. As you remove old systems and prepare for upgrades, take a few of the following points into consideration as you remove the hard drive. Hard Drives Are Valuable When Working Or Broken The hard drive is a key point for computer use and recycling. As one of the main...

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