Residential

Plastic Recycling Numbers and What They Mean

On every piece of plastic that is recyclable, there's the recycling symbol and a number. You've probably wondered what those numbers represent. Here's a quick overview of the plastic recycling numbers

Are Pizza Boxes Recyclable?

Have you often pondered over whether pizza boxes are recyclable? It's made of cardboard, which is often recyclable, and there's a recycling symbol on it. However, every time you place it in the

Tips on Preventing Your Trash from Blowing Away

Everyone has probably experienced this at one time or another. You put your trash out on the curb on a windy day and you return home to find it missing. More than likely, it simply blew down the road

5 Trash Maintenance Tips

It is important that you form good habits when dealing with your garbage. Both indoor and outdoor trash areas are important to keep clean to prevent mold/bacteria and to deter animals. Here are 5

Fall Leaf Cleanup Tips

It's that time of year again. As we get into the fall months, down comes those leaves that you must gather and dispose of. Here are some fall leaf cleanup tips for New England home owners. Leaf

Keeping Animals Out of Your Trash

Whether you live in the city or in a rural area, animals getting into your trash can create a mess and headache. There are some things that you can do to prevent this from occurring on a regular

Ways to Reduce Household Waste

The best ways to reduce household waste are to minimize use of disposable items and reuse other items as much as possible. This will not only reduce the amount of waste in your household but will also

Hazardous Household Products

Households can have as much hazardous waste as businesses. Here is a list of common hazardous household products: Aerosol Products Antifreeze Appliances with CFCs Arts & Crafts

Paper Reuse and Paper Recycling Tips

Paper is a major type of waste from households and businesses. Always recycle rather than throwing paper products away as they can be converted into other products. Think about whether a product can

MA Winter Recycling Tips

Recycling in MA during the winter can be a little more challenging than during the other seasons. This is particular true when there are piles of snow on your property! Here are some MA winter