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  • Safety Assessment May Just Get You an OSHA Paid Dumpster Caddy

    Prevention is so critical to worker safety that OSHA has grant money available for ergonomic tools like dumpster moving equipment. Award recipients include non-profit organizations as well as labor unions, private firms, and certain other groups, so it’s possible for your workers to benefit from free safety equipment in almost any kind of workplace. A Minnesota ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Dumpster Moving – Push or Pull, the Wrong Choice May Put You in the Hospital

    Many workers have a preference for either pushing or pulling heavy equipment, but the truth is manually pushing or pulling are both dangerous. The motion and exertion requirements can cause a repetitive stress injury while also risking losing control of the heavy equipment that’s in motion. Danger of Pulling Heavy Equipment Pulling a heavy ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Poop to plastic? how what`s in your dumpster is suddenly a resource

    If you missed PopTech this year, you may not have heard. But waste is now a resource. If PopTech Fellow Ryan Smith can turn sewage sludge into plastic, Brooke Farrell (RecycleMatch Co-founder and PopTech Fellow) is pretty sure she can handle what's in your company's dumpster. RecycleMatch is creating markets for all kinds of things we once considered trash. Dubbed the eBay of Trash, RecycleMatch ...


    By 3BL Media

  • EnviroSolutions Inc. Announces Spring Fever Dumpster Rental Discount

    EnviroSolutions Inc, a waste management company that provides dumpster rentals to contractors and homeowners to easily and safely dispose of waste materials is announcing a Spring Fever Dumpster Discount, offering a $50 discount on ...


    By PRWeb

  • There’s a Better Way to Move Them – Powered Dumpster Movers

    Often weighing several tons, moving a waste dumpster presents a challenging task for any employee. Lost days and compensation claims make injuries a treacherous task for any business. The Washington State Department of Labor & Industries provides a scientific view of ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Maintenance Staff Injury Prevention Starts with a Waste Caddy

    Janitors and maintenance teams have enough physical strain in the course of their job. After making the rounds, lifting and throwing bags into the dumpster and dealing with oversized items, the employee then has to push the waste container to the proper collection site. That last step can be the most difficult – manually pulling or pushing thousands of pounds. Tips ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Waste Caddy purchases increase due to OSHA’s new reporting requirements

    To many businesses, the new OSHA electronic record keeping rules sound like airing dirty laundry. The policies have been a subject of considerable controversy, but ultimately the message is clear: more than ever before, it’s time to step up efforts to prevent workplace injuries. Leaders of business groups and labor have chimed in with reactions, rounded up by industrial news group ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Waste Management Launches `Greenest Show` Campaign

    Underscoring Waste Management’s (NYSE: WM) commitment to educating and engaging the community about sustainability, the company today announced the launch of its “Greenest Show” promotional campaign in advance of the 2014 Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO).  The “Greenest Show” campaign represents all that Waste Management, in partnership with the PGA TOUR and ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • GM Renaissance Center Sends No Waste to Landfill

    The General Motors Renaissance Center – the six-tower office complex that dominates the city’s skyline and has its own ZIP code – now recycles, reuses or converts all its daily waste to energy, diverting 5 million pounds of trash annually from landfill. That is the equivalent of 200,000 full garbage bags. The drive to make the Renaissance Center, home of GM’s Global ...


    By General Motors Corp

  • Panera Bread Tackles the Urban Waste Problem in New York City

    Panera Bread has brought an innovative solution to handling waste to Manhattan. Panera Bread entered the Manhattan market in style by opening its 1,500th cafe in February of 2012 at 330 7th Avenue at 29th Street. They have since opened three additional cafes: East 86th Street; Fifth Avenue at 40th Street; and Union Square. These new Manhattan cafes are ...


    By Global Trash Solutions

  • New Jersey recycles, saves money and reduces waste going to landfills

    Municipalities and counties are collecting and recycling hundreds of tons of plastic covering used to protect boats from winter weather under a new program introduced by New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Lisa Jackson. 'While shrink-wrap is a cost-effective and convenient way to protect boats from the elements, it presents a serious waste disposal challenge because the ...

  • GaiaRecycle Introduces Small-Volume Onsite Food Waste Recycling System

    Designed for Elementary Schools and Small Restaurants PALO ALTO, CA – GaiaRecycle™, LLC, an industry-leading global provider of organic waste recycling systems, today announced the new G-30H modular model to address the food waste processing needs typically found in small restaurants and elementary schools. The GaiaRecycle G-30H system, featuring 66 lbs per day ...


  • EPA settles with Flint Hills Resources Alaska, LLC, for hazardous waste violations at its North Pole Facility

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has reached a settlement with Flint Hills Resources, which owns and operated a petroleum refinery in North Pole, Alaska, for alleged mishandling of hazardous waste generated during groundwater cleanup actions at the refinery. On June 19, 2013, Flint Hills Resources (FHR) conducted groundwater cleanup activities at its North Pole refinery that generated ...

  • Waste Management Brings New Product to Cincinnati -- WM Bagster, A Convenient Solution for Home Improvement Jobs

    Waste Management of Ohio announced today the launch of WM Bagster, an integrated service that provides homeowners and contractors an affordable, responsible and convenient solution for home improvement projects. WM Bagster combines a high-capacity polypropylene bag with a flat-fee pickup and disposal service, providing a flexible solution for projects too small to require a full ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Idaho Transportation Department settles with EPA for exposing untrained workers and mishandling asbestos waste during shop renovation

    The Idaho Transportation Department (ITD) has agreed to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for alleged violations of federal asbestos regulations. EPA has alleged that ITD hired inmates from the St. Anthony Idaho Work Camp (Idaho Department of Correction) to perform renovation work involving removal of asbestos-containing floor tile at an ITD Maintenance Shop in ...

  • Find Out How Green Your Medical Facility Is With Free Web-Based Waste Calculator From Megadyne

    Megadyne releases its Green Sheet Waste Calculator, a free web-based tool developed for hospitals and surgical centers to compare the medical waste produced by disposable electrodes and pencils and the waste savings from using reusable electrosurgical products. The calculator requires only the number of operating rooms and number of electrosurgical cases completed per O.R. per day. Using these ...


    By Marketwire

  • Save time and space with a B3 vertical baler in your backroom

    In the past Marshal Wallets and Belts - a wholesale distributor of leather products - shared a dumpster with their neighbor company, incurring ongoing costs without getting any value for the material they processed. Handling waste was very time consuming as their cardboard boxes first had to be folded and stacked up in one place, and then moved to a dumpster outside. “Since we have so many ...


    By Bramidan Balers

  • Weichert Launches New Property Management Company

    Known for providing top quality customer service to home buyers and sellers, the Weichert Family of Companies announced recently that they will consolidate their property management businesses into one entity called Aureus Property Management. The gold ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • ELP Fuel Is Grabbing Attention of the Aviation Industry

    LP fuel has been a topic of great argument in the Aviation Industry. This ELP fuel is an outcome of the plastic waste. In order to come to a conclusion, a trip from Sydney to London has been planned. Pilot Jeremy Roswell is going to fly a Cessna 182 in a single- piston engine using this plastic waste fuel. If he completes the trip successfully, this fuel from waste would gain a considerable ...


    By Zorba Industries

  • The yin and yang of trash

    In a conversation with a design executive at PopTech, I realized the inner truth that lies within our dumpsters. Yes, I mean the big bins tucked out of sight behind your office building or loading dock. None of us like delving into our dark sides, existentially or physically . But, like the Yin and Yang of trash, you must push through the dark to get to the burst of innovation and "light" we all ...


    By 3BL Media

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