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Dumpster Diving is a Dangerous Job

Dumpster Diving
How to dumpster dive? It’s an ultimate and bargain hunting - salvaging food and other items that businesses toss every day much of it in excellent condition. See if you have what it takes to dumpster dive.

First , check with your local police authorities to see if dumpster diving is legal in your area. Laws ...

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  • Published: 2013-12-26T16:58:43-08:00
  • Author: Harry Cotten

Waste Management Systems

The three-year SWC-ENV-IND project started in the five countries Lithuania, Ukraine, Georgia, Russia and Switzerland in December 2009. The main research activities aimed at investigation on the seasonality of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) generation and composition and relevant impacts. Project initiated Kaunas  Technological University with support from a scientific fund...

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  • Published: 2013-11-12T10:22:37-08:00
  • Author: Valeriy Mykhaylenko

Electronic Recycling Association

Electronic Recycling Association
Electronic Recycling Association is a non-profit organization dedicated to environment protection and sustainability.  The main objective of the Electronic Recycling Association is  reducing electronic waste through the reuse and recycling.  Electronic Recycling Association operates in Vancouver, British Columbia, Calgary, Alberta and Edmonton, Alberta collecting electronic equipment and electronic waste from public for reuse and recycling ...

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  • Published: 2013-10-21T14:57:41-07:00
  • Author: Harry Cotten

Recently Joined Dumpster Rentals Cooperative.

Waste Containers for Rent in Montreal, QC
Ramasse, Roll Off Container Rentals & Dumpster Rental company of Montreal QC recently joined our fast growing team of Dumpster Rentals and Waste Haulers.   Click here to schedule trash container drop off.  

Ramasse is a company dedicated to environment protection, recycling programs and  sustainability initiatives.  The company recycles the big portion of what is ...

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  • Published: 2013-10-19T08:34:15-07:00
  • Author: ROB THIBAULT

Protect Clean Air

Clean Air & Air Polutions
Air Polutions.  Taking Action.

People around the world are taking action to reduce air pollution. One important agreement is the Montreal
Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer. Countries that signed this 1987 treaty pledged to reduce their production and use of chlorofluorocarbons
(CFCs), a type of pollutant that is especially damaging to the ...

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  • Published: 2013-10-19T07:50:31-07:00
  • Author: Laura Schmidt, Dumpster Rentals Customer Supp

Buy Green: Paper or Plastic?

Buy Green: Paper or Plastic?
The key to becoming a green buyer is to practice sustainable consumption. Keeping our environment sustained means keeping ourselves-and Earth-alive and healthy.  In other words, we want to protect ourselves and keep our planet clean and beautiful by purchasing and using things in a way that will help us have a good quality of life ...

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  • Published: 2013-09-07T04:07:04-07:00
  • Author: Laura Schmidt, Dumpster Rentals Customer Supp

Hazardous Waste

Disposal of Hazardous Waste
Some garbage is too dangerous to be handled using normal methods. Garbage that requires special treatment or disposal is called hazardous waste .
There are many reasons a material might be considered hazardous. It could be poisonous] causing illness or even death if it comes into contact with people or animals. It could burn or explode ...

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  • Published: 2013-09-06T14:39:57-07:00
  • Author: Harry Cotten

Welcome On Board

Roll Off Container
At Dumpster Rentals Cooperative it gives us a great pleasure to welcome a new member of our fast growing team.   Landrum Disposal is a privately owned and operated dumpster rentals and waste hauling company.  Landrum Disposal provides commercial and residential customers of Iowa and Illinois with high quality professional waste removal and recycling services ...

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  • Published: 2013-08-31T17:13:32-07:00
  • Author: Laura Schmidt, Dumpster Rentals Customer Supp

Waste Decomposition Timeline

Decomposition of solid waste
Ever wondering how long it is required for total decomposition of different waste materials?  

The timeline below shows how long it takes for products and materials to break down and return to soil when left exposed to air and sunlight.

Loose-leaf paper (2-4 weeks) ---> Most vegetable peels (2-5 weeks) --->

  Cotton T-shirt ...

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  • Published: 2013-08-31T12:43:11-07:00
  • Author: Laura Schmidt, Dumpster Rentals Customer Supp

Waste Recycling Fact File

A few interesting facts about existing and future waste management and recycling programs.

  • The average person in the United Kingdom throws away 2 pounds (1 kilogram) of waste each day.  In the United States, people throw away twice as much.

  Household Garbage Thrown Away 

Recycling Waste
- Paper 38%
- Metal 8%
- Glass 7%
- Plants 18%
- Food 7 ...

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  • Published: 2013-07-16T05:30:14-07:00
  • Author: Laura Schmidt, Dumpster Rentals Customer Supp

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