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How To Use A Roll-Off Dumpster Safely

Posted by on Dec 10, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Since roll-off dumpsters are large and are rolled off of a truck, they can be potentially dangerous if they are not used carefully. Don’t Overfill the Roll-off The roll-off dumpsters are only meant to be filled to the top of the container. Not only can overfilling a roll-off dumpster cause you to be fined, but you can also create a safety hazard. If an item is placed on top of a dumpster, it is likely to roll off. The typical maximum weight for a dumpster is 10 tons, but the weight can vary from dumpster to dumpster. This weight will allow for the dumpster to be legally transported on most roads. If you are performing a large-scale renovation project, you will probably need a dumpster that is 40 cubic yards. The dumpster should be loaded as evenly as possible...

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Before Throwing An Item Away, See If You Can Recycle It

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you think about recycling, you probably think about cans, magazines, newspapers, grocery bags and more. However, there are plenty of other things that you can easily recycle as well. Much of the trash that you are throwing away in the trash can might be recyclable. Instead of throwing it away, you could do your part by recycling it and allowing it to be turned into something else that could be used by people around the world. Check out some of these unusual items that can be recycled. Eliminate your old CD collection. Today, more and more people are turning their CD collection into digital downloads. Instead of keeping a huge pile of CDs around the house, you can put everything on your computer or an external hard drive. While some people just throw them away, you can do...

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How Should You Dispose Of Used Or Damaged Solar Panels?

Posted by on Nov 25, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Although solar energy has been around for decades, over the past few years the technology has made major strides. Solar panels are now more efficient and effective than ever. However, like all other parts of your home exposed to the elements, solar panels are prone to wind and water damage. And no matter how well-maintained, eventually all solar panels will lose their ability to collect, convert, and store solar energy. Once your solar panels have begun to lose effectiveness, or have been damaged, how can you dispose of them in a safe and environmentally-responsible fashion? Read on to learn more about the proper disposal of solar panels. Why do solar panels require a special type of disposal process? Although they may look simple, solar panels are a complex structures containing glass, silicon, aluminum, tin, silver, and other components. Because...

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Is There Asbestos In My Building?

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you live or work in an older building and seem to have breathing problems, you could very well be exposed to an area that has asbestos. If you suspect an asbestos problem, you will need to have an inspection done by a licensed asbestos inspection service. Here is some information about asbestos in general and what an inspector would do if it is found in your building. Exactly What Is Asbestos? Asbestos is a mineral fiber that was added to building material that was used in buildings prior to the the twenty-first century. It added the ability for materials to become flame-retardant and it also added strength and stability.  Why Are People Scared Of Asbestos? When you hear of people speaking about asbestos, it is usually with a sense of fear. Why is this? Asbestos was used for...

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Unique Ways To Find Scrap Metal For Profit

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are into collecting scrap metal, you’re not alone. People all over the nation collect scrap metal so they can resell it for a nice profit, which is great for the environment in recycling items that would otherwise be left to rust. Many people use a bit of creativity so they can come up with amazing amounts of steel, copper, and other valuable scrap for profit. Learn unique ways to find scrap metal for profit, so you can make the most of your scrap metal hobby. The most valuable scrap metal Before you begin collecting metal for scrap, know the kinds that hold the most value. Carbide is a very expensive scrap metal, and can be worth many times more than copper. It’s found in construction pieces, and is a very strong metal. Copper wire and aluminum sheets...

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