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Earth Day Infographic 2019

Earth Day Infographic 2019

Compiled from statistics compiled by United Nations University and EPA. Reports exclude certain universal waste statistics including lighting ballasts, mercury containing devices, and certain battery chemistries. Sources: https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2017-12/tca-wer120817.php https://www.epa.gov/facts-and-figures-about-materials-waste-and-recycling/national-overview-facts-and-figures-materials

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2019 LED Recycling Guide

2019 LED Recycling Guide

Chances are if you haven’t already undergone a lighting retrofit, you will in the coming years. As LED’s continue to make strides in energy efficiency, lighting quality, and cost-effectiveness, they are fast replacing the fluorescent bulbs of old. They’re very different than fluorescents, but still should be recycled to help reduce waste. So we’re here […]

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Are You in Compliance

Are You in Compliance

As featured in Box & Bottle NYC- Green News Newsletter You are probably already well versed in traditional recycling programs, but in maintaining any hotel or large property, it is important and mandatory to recycle your universal waste as well. Universal waste is a class of very common wastes designated by the EPA that, when […]

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Handling Lithium Button Batteries

Handling Lithium Button Batteries

Lithium batteries come in all shapes and sizes from the rechargeable tool batteries, to car batteries, and even tiny flat button batteries. Lithium batteries need to be treated with particular care, in that a number of external and internal causes can cause them to short, cause a fire, and even explode. So each and every […]

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Compliance Tips: Fall 2018

Compliance Tips: Fall 2018

Fall is here and that means it’s time to get organized, so you’re not overloaded by universal waste this winter. We asked our in-house experts some ways to stay in compliance and keep your waste organized. 1.  Stock up on containers Our customer service specialists had a good deal to say about lamps, ballasts, and […]

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