protecting your landscaping from your dumpster rental

Protecting Your Landscaping From Your Dumpster Rental

When you are planning a home remodel or major renovation project, a rolloff dumpster rental can help you safely and effectively remove construction waste from your property. While rolloff dumpsters are incredibly convenient, it is important to make sure that your rental is placed so that it does not impact your garden or landscaping. A company specializing in rolloff dumpster rentals will take the time to make sure that your dumpster does not damage your lawn or yard. Here is a closer look at...

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recycling basics and benefits

Recycling Basics and Benefits

If you are seeking a highly effective way to improve the environmental impact of your home or business, you may want to consider implementing a structured recycling program. When you recycle your unwanted goods and materials, you will help to conserve space in landfills, while also preserving the Earth’s natural resources. A company offering rolloff dumpster rentals can provide you with the disposal equipment you need to get started on your recycling project. Read on for a closer look at the basics...

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reducing demolition and construction waste

Reducing Demolition and Construction Waste

Demolition and construction jobs, no matter how small, create tons of waste—sometimes literally tons of it. Reducing the amount of waste generated by your residential or commercial project is not only good for the environment, but is also good for your back and wallet. Think about it: the less demolition and construction waste on your job site, the fewer trips you’ll need to make to the roll-off dumpster and the less time you’ll need to keep the rental. Here are some tips on how to reduce demolition...

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cleaning out your household clutter

Cleaning Out Your Household Clutter

You don’t have to be a hoarder to live in a house full of junk. Between all the different responsibilities people have, including work and family, it can be easy to overlook the slow accumulation of “stuff” until one’s home is practically overflowing with knick-knacks, trinkets, and tchotchkes. The problem is made even worse when everyday clutter like bills, newspapers, and receipts start to pile up around the home. Fortunately, all it takes is a plan and a roll-off dumpster to take back your...

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what it means to be leed compliant

What it Means to Be LEED Compliant

LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, a certification program for green building projects and practices. This program awards points based on credits earned by utilizing certain materials, building strategies, and systems management during and after construction. Santa Rita Waste Systems, LLC is pleased to offer Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design documentation and services to help you earn LEED credits in Tucson. LEED Certification Levels The LEED program offers...

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proper disposal of hazardous household waste

Proper Disposal of Hazardous Household Waste

While most household waste in Tucson can be easily sorted for delivery to recycling centers and landfills, some waste products are considered hazardous and require special care. Such hazardous waste products include products or chemicals that could be corrosive, toxic, or reactive if not handled properly. Rather than tossing these into your regular trash, it’s important to dispose of hazardous items properly to protect both the local and global environment. Electronics Donating and selling older...

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factors to consider when hiring a waste company

Factors to Consider When Hiring a Waste Company

When you need to get rid of waste, it is important to work with a company that will do the job right the first time. If you are thinking of hiring a waste company, be sure to consider the following factors to find the right business for your needs: The Amount of Waste Before you can hire a company, you have to have a general idea of the amount of waste you plan to throw away. If you are cleaning out your home, you should start making piles of the items that you want to get rid of. Once you know...

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what are the steps of processing electronic waste

What Are the Steps of Processing Electronic Waste?

While you may not have much use for an outdated tube television or bulky computer monitor, these devices should not simply be thrown away with other household trash. Unwanted and outdated electronics should be recycled and processed in other ways to help minimize the environmental impact of a digitally-run world. Keep reading to learn what happens when old cell phones, computers, and televisions are processed appropriately by local waste management companies like Santa Rita Waste. Proper disposal Instead...

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tips for removing junk from your home

Tips for Removing Junk from Your Home

Junk has a tendency to pile up quickly and without reason. If you are starting to feel like you own more junk than actual belongings, it might be time to think about getting rid of it. Use the following tips to get rid of the junk before it causes major organizational trouble in your home: Go through All of Your Belongings The first step of removing the junk from your home is to go through all of your belongings and decide what you do not want to keep. Separate the pieces that you want to get...

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amazing facts about recycling

Amazing Facts About Recycling

Recycling helps you reduce your carbon footprint and do your part for the environment. Even the smallest effort can make a huge difference toward improving the condition of the planet. If you are thinking about starting to recycle, keep reading to find out what this simple act can do: Americans Miss Out on 45 Percent of Items They Could Recycle More than 75 percent of the waste we throw into landfills is recyclable. Americans only recycle about 30 percent of it, though. If everyone made more...

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