Archive for September 6th, 2016

Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle — Know the R’s of the Waste Hierarchy

Trash

When you move to a new home or apartment building, it’s important that you know the trash removal and waste management laws of that particular area. Does the area recycle? Is it mandatory? Is there a higher cost if you include recycling? What day is garbage pickup? Knowing these facts can help smooth out your move-in and keep you from having to pay accidental fines later on down the road. In some cases, there may not be curbside pickup — you may have to go to a waste removal center with your recyclables and garbage. Your area may also have specific rules about what can and cannot be put in curbside trash, how to dispose of larger items (like appliances) safely and correctly, and how to properly dispose of hazardous material. What your new area recycles may also differ from where you previously moved from — so make su

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