Where there are people, there is trash. According to an article in The Atlantic, each person in a developed country produces about 2.6 pounds of trash each day. Have you ever wondered where all this waste goes once it is hauled away? Take a look at the journey your trash takes once it leaves your house. Transfer Station The transfer station is the most likely first stop for your trash once after it gets tossed into a garbage truck.
When it comes to holiday tipping, you might be sure to give a little something extra to your daycare provider, hairdresser and newspaper carrier. You might, however, overlook the dedicated efforts of the members of your local garbage collection service, which brave virtually every type of weather condition in your climate to haul your household waste away from your curb each week. While you don't need to tip your garbage collector on a weekly basis, it's a nice gesture to give him or her something around the holidays.
If you bought a home with a ramshackle garage, and the garage has never been in the best or safest shape and has finally collapsed, you may be wondering what to do with it. It is, essentially, unsalvageable since it was probably quite unusable for anything other than storage beforehand. Here are a few tips to hep you manage this situation and help you deal with the garage remnants. Consult with Your City's Building Permit Department
If the outdoor trash collection area next to the small restaurant that you own looks and smells bad each time that you pass by it, the following tips will help you tidy up the area and eliminate foul odors so that your property has an attractive appearance and does not revolt anyone who enters the establishment that you own. Clean The Trash Area When The Dumpster Is Emptied Get into the habit of cleaning the trash area each time that your garbage is picked up.
Renting a construction dumpster for your home renovation project isn't as simple as calling up the company and having it delivered. There are some things you must do in order to make sure the dumpster will be legal and that it will meet your needs. Legalities There are a few different people who you make need to seek approval from before you can hire a rental dumpster. If you are part of a homeowner's association, this is a good place to start; check in your homeowner's association manual or ask a representative about their policies.
These days, there are so many new inventions and weird components to machines and appliances. It's hard to know what's safe to keep, recycle, or throw away when something is all used up. For example, I didn't know until a few months ago what to do with old ink cartridges, used computers, or antique printers. I finally called my local recycling center and asked for a list of things that can be recycled. They even told me about this weeklong event they hold every year where they set up recycling pickup stations for large items so you don't have to drive all the way to the center. Learn more tips and tricks about garbage removal on my blog.