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Safety First in Live Oak Florida – Demolition Projects

September 25, 2019

Slow Down to Get Around (SDTGA) is a national safety campaign to save lives. The campaign is gaining traction across the country with 25 states having passed SDTGA legislation requiring drivers to exercise caution and slow down when passing waste collection vehicles. Free Slow Down to Get Around Decals SWANA members can order up to … Read moreSafety First in Live Oak Florida – Demolition Projects

Take A Minute to Pray for Your Garbage Collectors

September 19, 2019

These men and women work long hours in all types of weather to serve us. It’s an extremely dangerous and often thankless but necessary job. As you go through your day today, stop and pray for these men and women who keep our communities safe and clean. Pray for their safety. Pray for their families. … Read moreTake A Minute to Pray for Your Garbage Collectors

E-Waste: Recycling Old Tech in Live Oak Florida

September 12, 2019

These days, our lives are largely dependent on technology and electronics. In 2015, about 87% of American households had at least one computer at home and 75% had at least one handheld device, such as a cell phone or tablet. In many cases, you will find multiple cell phones and computers in one household. What happens … Read moreE-Waste: Recycling Old Tech in Live Oak Florida

A New Life for Tired Tires – Valdosta GA

August 7, 2019

In the early 1990s, there were an estimated 2 to 3 billion tires in stockpiles across America. These discarded tires were a fire hazard and provided shelter for rodents and breeding grounds for mosquitoes, posing serious environmental and health risks. According to the EPA, Americans are generating around 290 million scrap tires every year. Yet those … Read moreA New Life for Tired Tires – Valdosta GA

Think Outside the Bin: Diving In With An Open Mind Live Oak Florida

July 24, 2019

“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won’t come in.” – Alan Alda Keeping an open mind about dumpster diving requires two rules. Think beyond what you are looking for and be open to what you might find. Think creatively about how an … Read moreThink Outside the Bin: Diving In With An Open Mind Live Oak Florida

Lake City FL – Construction Waste Reduction and Recycling

July 19, 2019

Many items that seem like waste at a remodeling or construction site can actually be recycled. This can include building materials such as concrete, tile, wood or lumber, drywall, plastics, doors, windows, insulation and carpet. Here are some tips for reducing waste, recycling construction debris and making your next project environmentally friendly. Know What You Need … Read moreLake City FL – Construction Waste Reduction and Recycling

Did You Know Arwood Site Services Is A Site Contractor In Valdosta GA?

July 17, 2019

You can get your aggregate site materials from our fine selection. We carry only the finest materials from the best sources. Whether  commercial or residential site materials, we have what you need. Site Materials We Carry: fill dirt gravel top soil concrete building blocks and mixed material rebar sand crushed recycled concrete pre-case concrete river … Read moreDid You Know Arwood Site Services Is A Site Contractor In Valdosta GA?

Live Oak Florida #ChooseToRefuse for Plastic Free July

July 2, 2019

What would it be like to live without plastic? How much waste could we keep out of landfills, waterways and oceans if we all refused single-use plastic? This July, we invite you to find out by participating in Plastic Free July. What is Plastic Free July? Plastic Free July was founded in Western Australia in … Read moreLive Oak Florida #ChooseToRefuse for Plastic Free July

8 Dumpster Diving Hot Spots in Valdosta You Don’t Want to Miss

June 24, 2019

You can find dumpsters just about anywhere and you never know what you might find. While you can certainly dig through dumpsters and trash bins anywhere, there are a few spots where quality finds are often more consistent. Here are eight hot spots you should consider the next time you head out to go dumpster … Read more8 Dumpster Diving Hot Spots in Valdosta You Don’t Want to Miss

National Garbage Man Day 2019 is Almost Here!

June 14, 2019

All year the men and women of the waste management industry are hard at work collecting, processing, filtering, and recycling over 250 million tons of garbage to keep our environment safe and clean. The week of June 17th is the time for us to come together and collectively show our appreciation. Need Ideas On How … Read moreNational Garbage Man Day 2019 is Almost Here!