As more businesses move to technical services or produce technical products--especially with the streamlining of 3D printing--the types of waste being produced may change the way you throw things away. Although many processes seem more sustainable on the outside, you may still end up throwing away cell phones, tablets, laptops, desktop computers, interface cards, and a lot of objects that have hidden metal value. Before tossing everything out with the plastics or the general trash, here are a few valuable metals and minerals to watch out for, along with efficient recycling techniques.
22 September 2017
One of the problems with septic systems is that they can be affected by floods. As the flood waters flow through your yard, the excess water can be absorbed into the soil. When you have a septic system, the water is usually absorbed right into your seepage field. Unfortunately, if there are cracks in either your septic tank lids or the clean-out caps around your home, the flood waters can flow right into your septic tank.
15 August 2017
Are you planning on buying a home or business plot in a rural area? An escape from city clutter, over-tasked utilities, and a return to nature are all great reasons to move, but an unprepared rural move is a good lesson in why cities are tempting. Sanitation and water delivery are two major requirements for anyone living or working in rural areas, so consider a few septic system maintenance issues to understand how old septic systems and newer options can impact your future.
3 August 2017
If you are opening a new industrial plant, you will need to consider your requirements for industrial sanitation. However, your exact needs will be dependent upon what you are producing as well as local, state and federal laws. For this reason, you should have a consultant take a look at your facility prior to beginning its operation. The following are three reasons for doing this. Make sure your plant complies with regulations.
23 June 2017
Hospitals that can accommodate hundreds, even thousands, of patients at a time produce tons of trash every year. Not all of it can go into the same dumpster either. Multiple dumpsters are needed to keep true trash from recyclables, and recyclables for hospital and medical waste. If your hospital is operating on a more frequent garbage pickup schedule and a garbage and recycling overflow, you may need more dumpsters and fewer pick-up visits.
8 June 2017
If you are going to be hosting an outdoor wedding, you might be thinking about renting portable toilets for your guests to use. However, even though you might understand the benefits of doing so, you might be worried that the portable toilets will look unsightly at your outdoor wedding venue. Luckily, this does not have to be the case. 1. Rent a Nicer Model First of all, you should not assume that the only portable toilets that are available to you are the bright blue ones that are often seen at construction sites.
16 May 2017
If your business has more than a small office's worth of computers, copiers, and other business assets, you will eventually face the need to recycle everything. Disposing of electronics without recycling is hardly an issue these days, as legal restrictions and recycling incentives make it either illegal or unprofitable to throw everything to any curb or dumpster you can find. Here are a few recycling and office asset movement tips to make disposal as efficient and economically stable as possible.
1 May 2017