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How to Properly Dispose of Worn-Out HVAC Units

Published on January 21st, 2016 | by

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With professional maintenance and routine care, manufacturers typically estimate a 10-15 year lifespan for heating, ventilation and air-conditioning (HVAC) systems. So, when the time comes to replace your home’s malfunctioning or outdated model, give some thought not only to making room for the new unit, but also disposing of the old HVAC unit responsibly. Familiarize Yourself […] read more

Recycling Neoprene Wetsuits Into Yoga Mats: Suga [Video]

Published on January 11th, 2016 | by

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I’m not a surfer, a scuba diver, or a triathlete, so the idea of neoprene wetsuits as a waste stream never really occurred to me. And while I have no idea how many of these products end up in the landfill each year, I do know that neoprene can’t be recycled through conventional means (i.e., […] read more

The Waste Biz: CES 2016 To Feature E-Waste Recycling Event

Published on January 8th, 2016 | by

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The holidays are over, and that means it’s time to get out of holiday mode. So after a month without Waste Biz posts, we’re getting back on track here. Looking forward to an exciting new year in the waste industry! As a former Las Vegas resident, my attitude towards the mammoth CES (Consumer Electronics Show) […] read more