Health & Safety

The Great (Green) American Road Trip

By |2018-06-06T18:14:43-04:00June 10th, 2016|Climate Change, Go Green, Health & Safety, Sustainability|

By Kevin Pink, Customer Service & Marketing Assistant It’s that time of year! School is getting out for the summer, families are loading up the cars, and the roads are soon to be packed with drivers participating in that grand American tradition: the road trip. Whether you’re crossing the continent, the country, or just the

Study Reveals Mercury Reduction in Freshwater Fish

By |2016-04-05T20:23:04-04:00March 22nd, 2016|Green for Business, Health & Safety, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Mercury is a naturally occurring element contained in many products such as fluorescent lightbulbs, button cell batteries, and non-digital thermometers and thermostats. When mercury containing devices are disposed of in landfills or waste-to-energy facilities, they release mercury into the surrounding earth, air and water bodies. Mercury contaminates ecosystems, harming and altering organisms’ immune systems, genetic systems,

Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle

By |2018-02-12T14:38:50-05:00January 27th, 2016|Climate Change, Health & Safety, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

By Kevin Pink, Marketing & Development Specialist We’ve all been there. Your phone or MP3 player has stopped working. You can send it to the manufacturer and pay shipping in addition to the cost of the repairs, or take your chances with a local repair shop. You can try to do it yourself, or you

Go Green Mailbag: Carbon Monoxide and Combustion Safety

By |2017-05-05T14:59:22-04:00December 11th, 2015|Energy Efficiency, Go Green, GoGreen Mailbag, Green for Homes, Health & Safety, Home Energy Ratings|

From time to time, we receive several inquiries about the same topic. We’ll try to address those topics in a brief, practical way in this ongoing series we call the Go Green Mailbag. This time, we discuss carbon monoxide and combustion safety. Winter is here, and with it the heating season. If you burn a fuel

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