Planning Your First Trip To A Scrap Yard? 4 Tips For Success


If you've never been to a scrap yard, you don't know what you're missing. Scrap yards are a great way to make money from your old metal. Before you head to the scrap yard though, there are some things you need to know. First, scrap yards can be dangerous places. To avoid injuries, make sure you wear sturdy shoes and bring a pair of gloves along. Second, scrap yards are often busy places.

13 July 2020

Tips For Getting Rid Of Your Old Electronics Without Just Throwing Them Away


If you have a lot of old electronics that you have not wanted to throw out because you felt as though it might be a waste, you will want to continue reading as there are ways you can finally get rid of that stuff in a productive way. Read through the following tips to see which you want to use. If you have a lot of old electronics saved up from over the years, you might spread them out by taking them to a few different locations.

24 February 2020

Ferrous Steel Recycling Services And Recycled Iron


Ferrous steel and similar materials are defined by their iron content. Wrought iron is a ferrous metal and so is carbon steel. Many people will be more familiar with stainless steel, which is a particularly important ferrous metal. When ferrous steel is recycled, the professionals involved will try to isolate the iron.  Recycling Services Will Focus Primarily on the Iron in Ferrous Metals When They Recycle These Materials The fact that iron is magnetic has always made it relatively easy to recycle the metals that are made with large quantities of iron.

6 November 2019

Five Things You Need To Know About Disposing Of Aerosol Cans


Businesses and individuals needing to dispose of aerosol cans on a regular basis need to understand their responsibilities and be aware of the hazards that are potentially involved. The following are five things you need to know about disposing of aerosol cans to meet guidelines and attain safety standards.  Aerosol cans qualify as hazardous waste on the basis of their being pressurized. Aerosol cans need to undergo special disposal proceedings regardless of what substances they contain.

3 July 2019

Problems With Waste? Why Your Business Needs An Effective Waste Management Plan


When you own a business, all the responsibility rests on your shoulders. This includes the responsibility for maintaining an adequate waste management plan. With all the responsibilities you have, it can be easy to forget about waste management. Unfortunately, that lack of thought can cause you serious problems. Here are just four of the reasons why you need to take your waste management plan seriously. 1. Manage Your Costs When you have an effective waste management plan for your business, it can help you manage your costs.

5 February 2019

Are You Cleaning Up Your Garage?


Are you simply embarrassed for people who come to your house to look at your garage? Perhaps if you drive folks to your home, you use the front entrance so that they won't even have to go through the garage to get into the house. Or, it might even be that you are sick and tired of looking at your garage in its present state. From collecting scrap metal for recycling purposes to adding new shelves for storage, here are some ideas that might help you to have the well-organized garage you have been wanting for a long time.

6 November 2018

5 Reasons To Utilize Professional Landscapers For Your Yard Needs


If your yard is looking pretty sad, it may be time to spruce it up with proper landscaping. While you can do this type of work on your own, it can take a lot of time and energy, and you may not know where to even start. The good news is there are professional landscapers who are willing and able to help you and they can offer many services. Keep reading to better understand why it pays to hire a professional landscaping team.

13 August 2018

Getting Started With Recycling Your Industrial Plastic Waste


Many manufacturers produce a lot of plastic waste in the form of castoffs, rejects, and excess. Even if you don't make plastic items, you may produce plastic waste in the form of containers or material handling supplies. Here are a few ways to get started with recycling your factory or plant's plastic. Start Sorting Your Plastic Waste Sorting your plastic is the first step towards recycling it responsibly. Sorting can also help you figure out exactly what your plastic waste consists of.

9 June 2018

Recycling Common Metals & Materials from Old Buildings


Recycling is an important and growing trend in this country and around the world. There are a lot of things that can be recycled but one of the materials that is becoming popular is copper pipe. Sometimes it has been removed from an old building, other times from appliances, but good, clean copper pipe has some value. To the average person looking to make a few dollars, collecting the pipe can mean a decent payday at the recycler.

22 January 2018

Managing Used And Wasted Vehicle Oil


Do you need an oil change? Is your car leaking? Getting rid of used oil can be a challenge, and that challenge gets even harder when you've got pints, quarts, or gallons of oil sliding down your driveway, parking lot, or yard. To handle oil containment issues from the regularly-scheduled draining to the accidental spills, here are a few used oil management concepts. Container Pains And Hybrid Jugs Do you change your own oil?

5 November 2017