What You Should Know Before You Throw Out Your Electronics

Though every municipality differs in processing your waste, you should, as a homeowner, be aware of the special needs of handling any electronics you're about to throw out. Electronic waste has special procedures required for handling due to the toxicity of materials included in the components, like copper, lead, and other heavy metals. But just because you're ready to get rid of your old electronics doesn't mean that the best way to do so is at your waste management facility. [Read More]

2 Interesting Places You Can Collect Scrap Metal

If you are just getting started in the scrap metal collection game, it can be difficult to know where to go to collect scrap metal that has not already been hit up by others with the same idea as you. Here are two interesting places where you can collect scrap metal.  #1 Shooting Ranges Shooting ranges can be a goldmine for scrap metal collectors. All of the brass from discarded shell cases can be collected and sold to a scrap metal recycling company. [Read More]

Alleviate Clogged Sewer Drains with Grease Recycling

Cooking oils are an important part of food preparation. However, once your cooking oil has reached the end of its usability, you face the need to dispose of it. The most convenient solution might seem to be to pour your grease down the drain, but recycling will keep your city infrastructure running properly and relieve the strain on mother earth's resources The Problems with Disposing of Grease down the Drain [Read More]

3 Common Household Items You Should Never Throw In Your Trash Can

Most people are aware that there are limitations on what type of waste they can dispose of through their residential trash removal service. For instance, if someone were to tell you that you cannot throw hypodermic needles into your trash bag, this probably would not come as a huge shock. Furthermore, this restriction would likely have very little impact on your life. After all, if you rely on these needles to help administer necessary medications, you will likely now exactly how to dispose of them. [Read More]