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Dumpster Bags vs. Dumpster Rentals

When you have too much debris for the curb, it’s time to think about your waste removal options.

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The Life Cycle Of Trash: Where Garbage Goes And How Long It Takes To Decompose

From the manufacturer to your home and beyond, learn where our garbage goes, how long it takes to decompose and why we should divert garbage from the landfill.

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How to Get Rid of Freon From Refrigerators and Air Conditioners

Refrigerator on the fritz? Air conditioner blowing hot air? It may be time to dispose of your old appliance and remove the Freon safely. Find out how to safely remove Freon per EPA guidelines.

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What Is a Landfill? A Guide to the Main Landfill Types

From MSW to industrial waste, read about the different landfill types that your trash is taken to.

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Curbing America's Trash Production: Statistics and Solutions

The average American throws out about 4.5 pounds of trash per day, and most of it is comprised of recyclable items. Here’s what you need to know.

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How Illegal Dumping Affects The Community And Environment

Not only does illegal dumping harm the environment, but it can also cause property values to fall and cities often use taxpayer money to clean up the mess. Find out how to keep your community clean.

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How the Anaerobic Digestion Process Turns Waste Into Energy

Anaerobic digestion is an increasingly popular way to keep organic waste out of landfills – and turn it into fuel. Learn how the process works and how this new approach to waste management can benefit communities.

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Sustainability Spotlight: Phoenix Green Business Leader Program

Find out how diverting waste with the Phoenix Green Business Leader Program can bring your business closer to the community.

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Sustainability Spotlight: Green Business Leaders Program in Austin, TX

Learn how over 200 Austin businesses are working together to green their community with the help of The Austin Green Business Leaders Program.

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Pros and Cons of the Plastic Bag Ban Debate

By 2021, at least eight states will have banned plastic grocery bags. What is the legislation in your state?

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The 6 Most Innovative Waste Technology Systems

Step up your business’s eco-friendly game with these 6 cutting-edge waste technology services.

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Zero Waste vs. Zero Landfill and Why the Difference Matters

Does zero landfill mean the same thing as zero waste? Learn the difference between zero waste and zero landfill, and why it matters.

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Why Didn't My Trash Get Picked Up?

Why wasn’t your garbage picked up? It might not be as simple as the garbage truck skipping your house. Learn about the common reasons that your trash was not picked up.

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How Modern Landfills Work to Protect the Environment

When you think about where your trash goes, sustainability isn’t typically a word that comes to mind. Landfill workers and engineers are working to change that. Find out how modern landfills are becoming greener.

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What Happens to Trash After It’s Tossed?

Ever wonder what happens to trash in landfills? Learn about waste sorting at the trash transfer station and what happens to our recycling.

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How Curbside Composting Works to Reduce Methane Emissions

Would you participate in a curbside compost collection service? Find out how cities across the country are adopting curbside composting programs to reduce waste in landfills.

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How To Move Heavy Furniture

Prepping for a move? Making room for a new living room set? Use these tips for safely moving heavy furniture out of your house and into your dumpster.

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Turning Trash Into Treasure: Here’s What Happens When a Landfill Is Full

The number of active landfills in the U.S. is decreasing. But what happens to the ones that close? The answer might surprise you.

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Powering Toward the Future With Landfill Energy Systems

Converting landfill gas to energy has numerous benefits. From limiting methane emissions to reducing operational costs at the landfill, here’s what you should know about landfill energy systems.

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New SWEEP Standard Aims to Change Our Approach to Solid Waste Management

Despite society’s growing support for waste reduction and industries that embrace sustainability, the U.S. still sends 136 million tons of waste to the landfill every year. Now, Rob Watson, inventor of the LEED Certification, has come up with a plan to help steer the U.S. further down the path toward zero waste by creating a new certification, the SWEEP Standard , aimed at the solid waste

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How to Reduce Waste at Home

There are small, everyday changes you can make to avoid the trash can that really add up over the course of a year. Here are a few simple ways to reduce waste at home.

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Tracking Your Trash: What Happens at Waste Transfer Stations

It’s easy enough to find out where trash comes from but can be more difficult to figure out what happens after you leave it at the curb.

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The Ultimate Guide to Planning a Successful Community Cleanup

A community cleanup takes a great deal of effort to plan and execute, but creating a clean and safe space for the neighborhood to enjoy is well worth the effort.

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