A Business Owner’s Guide to Recycling Cardboard

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It’s estimated that almost 25 million tons of cardboard is tossed out each year. The good news is that as much as 91% of that cardboard is recycled, making cardboard one of the easiest materials in the world to recycle. It’s extremely important to properly recycle cardboard. Reason being is it’s made of wood fibres, […]

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The Zero-Waste Movement Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

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The zero-waste movement, a thriving campaign aimed to reduce and eliminate their trash output completely. This means no plastic, no wrappers, no garbage. While this may seem like an unrealistic task in today’s very disposable society, everyday people all over the country are showing that it can be done.  The movement faced some obstacles this […]

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Renting A Dumpster Bin in the Winter

Many of us know the feeling of having to drag garbage out to the curb on an ice cold garbage day in January. Many would say it’s too much to handle, especially in Canadian winter climates. Unfortunately, the need to toss garbage and debris doesn’t end just because winter arrived. But there are ways to […]

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Managing At-Home Waste

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Proper waste management has become a consistent and imperative issue. With population growth growing considerably over the last few centuries, the Earth has accumulated massive amounts of waste without a proper disposal system. You can do your part to help decrease the amount of waste that is placed in landfills every day. Below are a […]

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Who Invented the Dumpster?

The dumpster bin is one of the greatest inventions of the 20th century, even though it has been underrated and overlooked for far too long. Without George Dempster’s invention, the modern and urban cities of the 21st century would have been littered with heaps of festering garbage which could have triggered many epidemics in the […]

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Degradable, Biodegradable or Compostable

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Why is Certified Compostable The Best Pick? Put simply, out of the three, certified compostable is the only option that breaks down into natural components and does not leave harmful microplastics behind in the environment. It is not uncommon to see these terms used interchangeably, which can lead to confusion. In a commercial setting, this […]

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Is Fall a Good Time to do Home Renovations?

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There’s a good time and a bad time for everything, and the same rule applies to home renovations. You can save yourself the aggravation, and the money when you avoid project’s that are rushed and unorganized. Although the nice weather in spring and summer can have you thinking about your remodelling project, that may not […]

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6 Ways to Begin Living a Minimalist Lifestyle

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“Minimalism is the intentional promotion of the things we most value and the removal of anything that distracts us from it.” — Joshua Becker. With so many Canadians stuck at home, our space and the items within it have become much more important. For those living in a home full of clutter, or wishing they […]

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5 Things You Shouldn’t Send Off to the Landfill

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Responsible waste management always begins at the source of disposal and should include strict policies for tossing items away that are deemed harmful to the environment. You should exercise due diligence when seeking a disposal bin rental from National Bins and set guidelines in place to avoid the following five items from heading to the […]

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The 40-Yard Bin in 4 Ways

40 yard dumpsters have the capacity to hold up to 40 cubic yards of waste or debris. That’s roughly equal to between 12 and 20 pickup truck loads of debris, depending upon the type of material. Dimensions: Typical dimensions of a 40-yard roll-off container are 22 ft. long x 8 ft. wide x 7 ft. […]

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