Energy
Energy
  • Place your thermostat several degrees lower in winters and a couple of levels high in summers to save heating and cooling expenses.
  • Unplug appliances when you are not using them use a Wise power Strip which sensations when appliances are cuts and off ghost or vampire energy usage.
  • Of the energy utilized to machine clean clothing goes into heating the water.
  • Utilize a drying rack or clothesline to conserve the energy used during system drying.
Non-potable water
Non-potable water
  • Take shorter showers to decrease water usage. This may cut your heating and water bills.
  • They do not cost much, and the energy and water savings can easily repay your investment.
  • Be sure to get a faucet aerator on every faucet. All these Inexpensive appliances save water and heat whilst maintaining water Pressure.
  • Many plants require minimal watering.
Gas
Gas
  • Walk or bicycle to operate.
  • Consider telecommuting in the Event That You live far out of your job or move closer. Even though this means paying additional lease, it might save your cash in The very long run.
  • Lobby your Regional authorities to With small cost, these Improvements can pay massive dividends in boosting your health and reducing traffic.
Food
Food
  • If you eat meat, then add one meatless meal per week. Meat costs a Good Deal at The shop and it is even more costly once you think about the associated.
  • Purchase locally elevated, humane, and organic eggs, meat, and dairy if it's possible.
  • No matter your daily diet plan, eat low on the food chain. This is particularly accurate for fish.
Reuse
Reuse
  • Go on the internet to locate new or gently-used secondhand goods. Whether You have only moved or are wanting to redecorate, think about a service such as craigslistor even Complimentary Sharing to monitor appliances, furniture, and other items cheaply or for free.
  • Check out garage sales, thrift shops, and consignment stores for Clothes and other everyday products. Your purchases have an actual effect, For worse.
  • Of purchasing private books and films. This saves cash, not forgetting The paper and ink which goes into printing new novels. While cutting back on the amount of items cluttering your cupboard or garage.
Buy
Buy
  • Purchase in bulk. Purchasing food from bulk bins may save yourself cash and packaging.
  • Wear clothing that don't have to be dry-cleaned.
  • Invest in high quality, durable products. You may pay more Now, but you are going to be happy once you don't need to substitute things as.
Electronics
Electronics
  • Donate or recycle them when the moment comes. E-waste problem.
  • Recycle your mobile phone.
  • Ask the regional authorities to install an electronic recyclingand hazardous waste collection event.
Do it yourself
Do it yourself
  • The big key: you can make really powerful, non-toxic cleaning Products whenever you want them. All you will need are a Couple of easy Ingredients such as baking soda, lemon, vinegar, and soap.
  • Making your home cleaning products saves time, packaging along with your indoor air quality.
At Clean Earth Septic, we offer a full range of septic and waste management services - from residential septic pumping and point of sale inspections, to grease trap maintenance and septic system inspections. But, did you know we work on public sewer lines too?

Even with proper care and maintenance, a septic system doesn't last forever. If you own a home with a septic system that needs repaired or replaced, there are many factors to consider. After all, a new septic system is a major investment...

At Clean Earth Septic Service we’ve seen it all and our team is available 24/7 to help diagnose and treat sewer and drain line problems. Keep reading to learn how to detect a backup that requires more than a plumber, and what to do next. Dealing with an emergency? Contact us now – our team is standing by.

Before the snow falls and the ground freezes over, it's important to make sure your septic system is ready for the cold months ahead. Today we're sharing a few simple ways to winterize your septic system and pipes, to protect your home's most important utility. If your home is a rental or an AirBnB that's not always occupied, these tips are especially important to prevent frozen pipes or a cracked septic tank. Keep reading to learn more, or contact us today to schedule your next septic service.

We're proud to be pumping septic tanks and grease traps as usual this fall, and like many essential businesses who have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic, we thought it was a good idea to provide our clients and customers a quick update on how we're handling things.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen lots of backups. While you might be running low on septic safe toilet paper, the last thing you want to do is begin flushing wipes/paper towels/or tee-shirts. (Yep... we've seen it all!) Keep reading to learn how you can avoid a septic backup during these "uncertain" times or contact us today to request a quote.

For many individuals, the septic system is an “out of site, out of mind” utility that receives little attention until there’s a problem. Septic tanks are buried underground and if you’re not sure exactly where your tank and its components are located, it can be difficult to find your access ports...

Charleston County Environmental Management is taking a hands-on approach to combat non-recyclable contamination in the county’s recycling program. Non-recyclables are frequently found in the recycling carts such as plastic bags, food waste, and clothing. Beginning in January, staff will randomly be looking into recycling cans to ensure only proper materials are being recycled. If there […]

NERC has published an update to its Summary of Announced Increased Capacity to Use Recycled Paper report. Despite all of the upheaval in the recycling industry, several capacity expansions have been completed and others are moving towards their projected opening dates. This latest update reflects our continuing progress towards increased capacity to use recycled paper […]

Waste Connections has acquired Springs Waste Systems, the last remaining locally owned company among the four largest trash haulers in the Colorado Springs area. Waste Connections bought Springs Waste Systems and trash companies in Bailey, southwest of Denver, and in Omaha, Neb., last month from the Shrader family. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. […]

The new waste management program for the Municipality of North Grenville will begin Monday, Feb. 1. The enhanced program includes organics collection (food waste and related items), seasonal curbside pickup of leaf and yard waste, as well as large and bulky items. Recycling remains the same. Solid waste (garbage) collection will be bi-weekly (every other […]

Denver climate activists are proposing a new ballot initiative to keep far more of the city’s waste out of landfills. The plan, dubbed “Waste No More,” would require all businesses — apartments, condos, restaurants, hospitals, hotels and sporting arenas, to name a few of many — to provide compost and recycling pickup services. State law […]

About a year ago the city of Charlotte received a device to help collect trash from the rivers. A “Litter Gitter” is a floating collection device that helps stop trash from flowing further downriver. Once a week, the engagement manager for the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation, Greg Nance, comes out to the creeks and streams of […]

The Renewable Fuels Association announces that Troy Bredenkamp is joining the association’s staff as its new Senior Vice President for Government and Public Affairs.  Bredenkamp, who currently serves as the Executive Director of Renewable Fuels Nebraska, starts in RFA’s Washington office on January 19. He replaces Jessica Bennett, who is departing RFA after three years […]

SWANA’s executive leadership summit for the solid waste and recycling industries, will discuss the issues that matter the most to private and public sector solid waste and recycling leaders in the United States and Canada. WASTECON®’s high value content is designed to advance executive leadership effectiveness and inspire teams. WASTECON® will be transformed into a virtual […]

Peterbilt Motors Company announces that the Model 579EV is the first zero-emission, battery-electric, Class 8 truck to successfully reach the summit of Pikes Peak. This significant achievement demonstrates the superior performance of the 579EV and its integrated battery-electric technology. Along with over 110,000 real-world miles on the Peterbilt EV fleet of trucks, this feat further […]

The fate of cardboard boxes in the US rests in the hands of consumers more than it ever has been before. In the past, brick-and-mortar retailers handled much of the leftover packaging from shipments. Malls and grocery stores usually send big bales of used but relatively clean cardboard to recycling programs so that they can […]

New Orleans’s Department of Sanitation, which leads compliance for the city’s garbage collection, disposal, recycling and street cleaning, started the year under new leadership. Matt Torri took the helm as Director of the department after the retirement of Cynthia M. Sylvain-Lear. “For more than a quarter century, Cynthia Sylvain-Lear has served the City of New Orleans, […]

London designer Tom Robinson used 100 per cent recycled plastic from e-waste to produce his Evolve Chair, which aims to give the manmade material a more natural feel. The black chair is constructed from recycled plastic sheets made by Netherlands-based The Good Plastics Company from e-waste, such as discarded laptops and computers. Its colour comes from […]

Keep Fremont Beautiful has received more than $100,000 in grants from the Nebraska Department of Environment and Energy. “Coming into 2021 and being fully funded, we were fully awarded what we asked for in the grants,” KFB Executive Director Casey Vaughan said. “And having the experience of making the adjustments last year just makes us […]

New Flyer Industries Canada ULC and New Flyer of America Inc., subsidiaries of NFI Group Inc. (NFI), one of the world’s leading independent global bus manufacturers, today announced the successful completion of a battery recycling pilot with North America’s largest lithium-ion battery recycler, Li-Cycle Corporation (Li-Cycle). Li-Cycle offers a proprietary, closed loop lithium-ion battery resource […]

The Muscatine Organic Recycling Center (MORC) is the only muncipal organic waste recycling facility in the Midwest, and that’s attracting attention. Its designer, Stanley Consultants, was honored for its work on the project last week. American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) of Iowa awarded Stanley Consultants with the top prize in the category of water […]

The Dallas Area Municipal Authority will switch to dual-stream recycling — meaning paper and cardboard must be separated from plastics, glass and metal — in an effort to reduce costs. Customers of DAMA, which services Dallas borough and Dallas and Kingston townships, currently place all recycling materials into a single bin for collection, a process […]

“How could we have missed this for so long?” Richard Adamo and his team still feel a little irked that they did not bring purpose-built material handlers into their demolition business sooner than they did. Adamo is the third-generation President of one of the nation’s most respected demolition contractors. The Detroit-based Adamo Group has been […]

The Carton Council announces that Jordan Fengel, former executive director of the State of Texas Alliance for Recycling (STAR), has joined the Carton Council to help grow food and beverage carton recycling in the U.S. In November, Fengel joined Tetra Pak as sustainability manager for the U.S. and Canada. As a founding company of the […]

With the new year, comes some good news from SWACO’s partners at Rumpke Waste & Recycling. Earlier this week, Rumpke announced that they would be expanding their plastics recycling program to include polypropylene tubs and yogurt containers. In recent years, Central Ohio’s residential plastics recycling program has only allowed for the recycling of plastic bottles […]

Denali Water Solutions, LLC, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, WeCare Denali, LLC announces the acquisition of Madden Brothers, Inc. compost, mulch, and soil operations in Brunswick, Ohio. WeCare Denali, LLC is the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary focused on producing high-end compost, mulch, and soil products from recycled waste. WeCare Denali’s services and products are known for quality, […]

We're proud to be pumping septic tanks and grease traps as usual this fall, and like many essential businesses who have remained open during the coronavirus pandemic, we thought it was a good idea to provide our clients and customers a quick update on how we're handling things.

During this COVID-19 pandemic, we've seen lots of backups. While you might be running low on septic safe toilet paper, the last thing you want to do is begin flushing wipes/paper towels/or tee-shirts. (Yep... we've seen it all!) Keep reading to learn how you can avoid a septic backup during these "uncertain" times or contact us today to request a quote.

For many individuals, the septic system is an “out of site, out of mind” utility that receives little attention until there’s a problem. Septic tanks are buried underground and if you’re not sure exactly where your tank and its components are located, it can be difficult to find your access ports...

At Clean Earth Septic, we offer a full range of septic and waste management services - from residential septic pumping and point of sale inspections, to grease trap maintenance and septic system inspections. But, did you know we work on public sewer lines too?

Even with proper care and maintenance, a septic system doesn't last forever. If you own a home with a septic system that needs repaired or replaced, there are many factors to consider. After all, a new septic system is a major investment...

At Clean Earth Septic Service we’ve seen it all and our team is available 24/7 to help diagnose and treat sewer and drain line problems. Keep reading to learn how to detect a backup that requires more than a plumber, and what to do next. Dealing with an emergency? Contact us now – our team is standing by.

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NYC Parks and DSNY have extended the life of parkland composting sites for six more months after a hearing in City Hall last week. This battle reached its peak when politicians and community members alike joined a Zoom call where they garnered attention for the then-upcoming hearing on the matter at City Hall. Although testimonials are […]

In May 2019, 187 countries decided to significantly restrict international trade in plastic scrap (recyclables) and waste to help address the improper disposal of plastic waste and reduce its leakage into the environment. As a result of these changes, transboundary shipments of most plastic scrap and waste will be controlled, or regulated, for the first […]

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In letters addressed to governors across the country, the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), requested that recycling operations be recognized as essential and necessary at the state level, as it relates to the COVID-19 pandemic. Highlighting the recycling industry’s continued supply of raw materials for the manufacturing of critical products and equipment relied upon […]

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The UK government has recently granted £3.1 m ($4.1 m) to a joint project developing advanced chemical recycling for plastics to produce virgin-quality materials from low-quality plastic waste. Recycling Technologies, a growing UK-based advanced recycling company, is in partnership with industry giants Neste and Unilever to create virgin-quality plastic with chemical recycling. Despite decades of […]

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