5 Reasons You Should Recycle Your AC


When your AC gives up the ghost and sputters to a stop, you have a decision to make: what to do with it now.  Many facilities accept old AC units and break them down into recyclable parts to make new ACs or other appliances. Here are some reasons to recycle your air conditioner:  1. It's the Law In most cases, it isn't even legal to throw away your old AC unit.

14 September 2020

Strategies For Recycling Your Computer So That It Finds New Life


Computers are some of the most sophisticated pieces of machinery on the planet that keep evolving at mind-blowing speeds. What's more, we as a society replace our tech at a rapid pace, so a lot of this sophisticated hardware and equipment ends up quickly going to waste. In fact, recent studies show that more than 2 million tons of computer equipment ended up in the landfill in the year 2012 alone.

25 February 2020

Scrap Metal: Four Places In Your House To Find It


If you've recently taken some interest in scrap metal, you might have a tough time figuring out where to find it. However, chances are that you've got many items in your own house where you can locate metal to sell.  Kitchen Your kitchen is where you can find plenty of metal, from the stainless steel utensils you no longer use to the microwave that no longer works. When you're ready for a new refrigerator, the old one can be stripped of aluminum and copper.

19 November 2019

Tips To Help You Get Started Recycling Metal


Whether you are looking for a way to make extra money or you are simply trying to get rid of the clutter in your garage, attic, and basement, scrap metal recycling is a great way to earn some extra cash. Just like recycling other items, such as paper and plastic, there are certain ways items should be separated and it's important to only take metal items to the metal scrap yard.

10 July 2019

3 Things to Know about Plastics & Recycling


Beyond metals and cardboard, you can also recycle plastic. Plastic is so prevalent in society, it is important to recycle plastic when you no longer have a use for it. Recycling plastic items can help reduce the amount of money that ends up in your landfill. #1 Plastics Are Plentiful Plastic is one of the most commonly used materials, which is why it is so important to recycle plastic. Plastic can also be easily recycled and turned into new materials, making it even more important to recycling.

25 February 2019

Three Reasons Why Your Company Should Hire a Pickup Recycling Service for Your Scrap Metal


Does your company encounter a lot of scrap metal as part of its day-to-day operations? If so, you likely know what a hassle it can be to repeatedly deal with the cleanup required after every new work order is completed. Thankfully, though, there is an easier way. Instead of hauling away all of that scrap metal yourself, you can hire a professional pickup service to take it away for you. Here are three reasons why your company should contract with a company that offers industrial scrap metal pickup services today.

29 October 2018

Tips For Preparing Your Cardboard Waste For Curbside Recycling


Curbside recycling makes it easy to recycle your trash since all you have to do is push your bin to the curb rather than drive it to a collection center. Once you start recycling, you may be surprised at how much you've been contributing to landfills unnecessarily over the years. Cardboard is probably one thing you have an abundance of, especially if you shop online and have frequent deliveries. Here are some tips for recycling your cardboard for curbside pickup.

7 August 2018

2 Ways That Working With A Document Shredding Company Is Helpful For Your Business


If you run a business that generates a lot of paper, it is smart to work with a paper document shredding service. A paper shredding company will make sure that your records are properly destroyed without any of the information on the documents being leaked, shared, or used in a compromising manner. 1. Paper Shredding Minimizes Everyday Exposure Paper shredding helps minimize your risk of exposure with everyday documents. You may not think that your phone messages, drafts of correspondence, and extra copies of invoices contains valuable information, but it does.

17 May 2018

Changes To Computer Recycling In 2018


Computer recycling isn't always as simple as pulling out hard drives and ripping out magnets, but it isn't as different as many people expected. New types of equipment, changes in materials, and expectations that weren't met have created a shift in how metal scrappers handle their tech finds. Here are a few details about personal computer (PC) recycling for newer systems. No, Hard Drives Aren't Dead One expectation in the mid-2000's was that solid state drives (SSDs) would take over the market and get rid of a significant niche within computer recycling; rare earth magnets.

9 February 2018

3 Things To Know About Trash Hauling


Whether it's a home improvement project with a lot of demolition, a big party, or a yard that has collected junk over the years, sometimes trash and junk build up. The problem is that too much trash or junk can be an eyesore. It can also lead to trouble with neighbors and even fines from local governments or Homeowner's Associations. This stuff needs to be dealt with quickly and trash hauling services can help.

29 November 2017