16 December 2015
In the age of the Internet, accessible online training is readily available for many types of worker certifications. While you can gain knowledge and absorb information from online coursework, if you deal with hazardous materials on a daily basis you are required to perform hands-on exercises as part of your certification process. Hazwoper courses, which you can find from companies like National Environmental Trainers, build a solid foundation using some online study blended with hands-on learning to keep you certified, but most of all safe.
25 November 2015
During the holiday season, when you are preparing lots of food and your house is full of extra guests, your septic system has to do a lot more work than it normally does. Here are four tips you can employ this holiday season to make sure that you don't overload and stress out your septic system. The last thing you want to deal with this holiday season is a broken septic tank!
20 November 2015
Now that the holiday season is upon us, you're probably looking forward to enjoying the holiday festivities and going shopping to purchase gifts for all of your loved ones. You might be spending more than you spend the rest of the year on holiday-related cheer, but one thing that you probably don't want to spend more money on is heating oil for your home. Luckily, following a few tips can help you reduce the cost of heating oil during the holiday season so that you'll have more money in your pocket for gifts and other things.
16 November 2015
In any medical facility, the proper disposal of medical waste is just as important as the level of care provided to each and every patient. For this reason, medical providers need to be especially diligent when it comes to their disposal practices. Here are just some of the practices you want to ensure you're avoiding in your office to keep everyone safe. Only Being Concerned With Syringes And Needles While you want to make sure you dispose of objects like syringes and needles correctly, you also want to ensure you are mindful of other potentially harmful objects.
8 November 2015
If you want to deal in a lucrative endeavor that will allow you to both be a good steward of the environment and help others, recycling scrap metal is a great way to go about it. Scrap metal can be continuously reused in equipment, construction and machinery, so by facilitating the recycling process through scrap metal dealing, you'll be able to earn some money while preventing precious scrap from going to waste.
3 November 2015
If you own a small business, one of the easiest ways to make your business go green is by starting up a business recycling program. Homes and businesses create the vast majority of waste that fills up the landfills each year. By simply introducing and developing comprehensive recycling program, you can make your business go green without having to make major changes or financial investments, which is a big win as a small business owner.
3 November 2015
Raccoons are naturally curious animals who tend to get creative when looking for food. If a raccoon suspects they can get an easy meal out of your dumpster, they may try to crawl into your dumpster. The only problem with their natural curiosity is that raccoons do not always think about how to get out of the mess they just got into before hand. If your dumpster is not full, a raccoon can easily get caught inside of your dumpster.
29 October 2015
If you are like many homeowners, you might be considering having solar panels installed on your property. However, it is important to know some things beforehand. Here are four things you should be aware of before installing solar panels. The Condition of Your Roof Before thinking about solar panels, it is vital that you know the condition of your roof. If you have not had it inspected in some years, now is the time to have it looked at by a professional roofer.
28 October 2015
Computers have a lot of recyclable materials that could give you a bit more cash instead of throwing them into the trash. With fines or refusal to pick up computers, it's probably worth your time to develop a recycling strategy to at least get something back. Take a look at a few recyclable materials inside computers and some easy ways to prepare them for the recycling center. Examine The Computer Case First
26 October 2015
Metal recycling is not only great for the environment, it is a great way to make some extra money from something you might normally just throw away. You can recycle a number of metals, including steel, aluminum and brass, but copper will fetch you the most money and is relatively easy to come by. Where to find copper Copper is commonly found insulated within the wires of many of your everyday electrical appliances.