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Waste Management Marin California v2

In an effort to ensure safe and proficient waste management residential districts and businesses throughout the county are urged to play their role by responsibly disposing of garbage and other waste products in the appropriate manner.

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Despite these efforts the illegal and improper disposal of waste has become a growing concern in many major cities across the country. Posing serious threats to health and the environment, improper waste disposal has become a focal issue for government.

In their attempts to handle this critical issue agencies such as the United States Environmental Protection Agency have been instituted to enforce and regulate the safe and legal disposal of trash however citizens like you and I can also devise clever ways in which waste can be reused, recycled or properly disposed.

For most people just taking out the trash can be a daunting task furthermore having junk/trash that requires machinery or certain equipment to be removed. Whether it’s a small bag of kitchen waste or a depleted sofa there’s always something that people want to be rid of however the things that cannot be handled by the average householder themselves a junk removal services can be contracted to manage the task.

In addition to this if it is that people intend to remove waste themselves here is a list of certain items that will require special handling and should not be placed in your waste containers. These include:

  • Appliances

  • Electronics

  • Batteries

  • Chemical products

  • Construction debris

  • Flammables

  • Medical waste

  • Fluorescent bulbs

  • Pesticides liquids

  • Tires

Apart from this here are a few tips that people could utilize to assist them with waste around their homes or businesses.

People could create a few individual receptacles to place waste items in according to their nature. A bin for metal, one for boxes another for backyard waste and one more for kitchen waste. This will help to keep waste well organized eliminating bulk and overload. It will also make it easier in terms of collection where waste management personnel can remove trash in an efficient manner.

People should ensure yard waste is free of items such as metal, garbage, soil and stones. Yard waste should really consist of items such as leaves, hedge and tree trimmings, branches, grass clippings house and garden plants. If you have a garden yard waste can be recycled to make mulch or fertilizer.

As for construction and renovation waste these materials require special handling as they can cause injury or serious harm to health if handled incorrectly. They are also not permitted to be collected curbside so contracting a junk removal service will be the best option to handle waste such as this.

People should also maintain clear and safe access to receptacles for prompt and efficient pickup. So whether you have a specific set of items, E-waste or just general trash safe and proper disposal is the only guarantee to a safe and healthy home, community and environment. Contact us for more information.

Waste Management Marin California v1

Studies conducted show that the United States is responsible for generating a massive 220million tons of waste annually. These are certainly astounding figures and are far larger than any other countries worldwide.  It also shows the need for proper waste management techniques.

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These figures are surely cause for concern and is the reason why government has collaborated with several environmental organizations such as the United States Environmental Protection Agency or EPA to develop numerous strategies, methods and policies in effort to provide solutions and alternatives as it relates to managing and reducing the huge numbers of waste generated within the United States.

To get more into detail when speaking about waste management it generally refers to all the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. It also functions to provide alternative solutions for recycling items that don’t belong to trash.

Essentially this is done to encourage safe disposal of waste as well as to avoid water contamination, pollution or any major health issues especially when dangerous and hazardous waste is involved.

There are a few helpful suggestions that can serve to aid people with the proper disposal of waste. These include reducing container odor, keeping your waste area clean and disposing of bulky items.

  • Loading containers properly –  When loading waste into waste receptacles people should ensure that receptacle lid can fully close. This is emphasized as most waste removal companies will refuse to service waste areas if trash is unable to fit in the container with the lid fully closed. Not to worry because even if the volume of your trash increases there are some junk removal companies that can adjust your service by increasing your container size or the frequency of collection.  This can help to eliminate overloading receptacles as well as help you avoid additional fees caused by container overflow or spilled trash in the waste area.

  • Reduce Odor – To help reduce any unpleasant odor around waste areas people are encouraged to tie trash bags tight before placing them in waste containers. This will help to significantly reduce any foul odor caused by spilled waste.

  • Clean Waste Containers Regularly –  Making a practicing of cleaning of your waste container/s as well as the waste area surrounding containers will aid in keeping waste areas clean and odor free.

The number one goal and aim of Waste management is to properly manage waste from its inception to its disposal for a clean, healthy and safe environment. Since safety is a top priority for Waste Management it has over time become a shared responsibility whereas it starts right at your waste container. Therefore by upholding proper waste disposal practices people will help to maintain clean waste areas that are functional and safe for both you and waste management personnel. Contact us for more information.