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Plastic Bottles

Posted by labelle on June 11th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , , ,  •  2 Comments

Only about 50% of people actually recycle their plastic beverage bottles….did you know that?  It may seem harmless to throw a few in the trash can when its not convenient to find a recycling bin, but those really add up.  Additionally, of all the plastic that heads for recycling through various outlets, only 60% actually […]

Remodeling Season

Posted by labelle on June 9th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  1 Comment

So this is what builders and contractors officially call “Remodeling Season” and here at Labelle Waste, we definitely can confirm that!  We are getting calls everyday from homeowners telling us about their project – cabinets ripped out and replaced, floors, new windows installed – all asking how large of a dumpster do they need (which by […]

Converting Methane into Natural Gas

Posted by labelle on June 3rd, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

Why would that be beneficial?  Well, considering that rotting garbage in landfills produce a large amount of methane gas, this really has the potential to allow landfill owners to produce something usable from those seemingly useless heaps of trash!  Truck companies like Mack and AB Volvo have been working for years now, partnering with some large […]

Sad Recycling Stats for Mass

Posted by labelle on May 26th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

Did you know that in the last decade, the percentage of material that is recycled in our state has basically remained stagnant?  I know that in every neighborhood that I have lived in here in MA for the last 5 yrs, I have been surprised by the lackof recycling bins out on the sidewalk on […]

Trash Can Advertising

Posted by labelle on May 21st, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

We just about died watching the following video after finding it on youtube….you will either love it or hate it!  My first thought was that someone really has some time on their hands until I realized that it was a marketing/media company that had made a series of these short videos trying to market their […]

Electronic Waste

Posted by labelle on May 19th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

State laws are starting to crack down on companies that produce electronics as the amount of waste that the industry creates each year is getting greater and greater.  What many states are doing is requiring the electronics manufacturers to provide and collection programs that take in an amount equal to a certain percentage of their sales weight […]

Recycling Tidbit

Posted by labelle on May 11th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , ,  •  1 Comment

Did you know that only a little over 50% of aluminums cans, on average actually get recycled?  I was really surprised that this number was so low.  After reading a short article, we learned that the number was about 54% in 2008 up from 2007.  The all time high was actually in 2000 at only […]

Weekend Warriors

Posted by labelle on May 6th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , ,  •  Comments Off

Are you the type of person that schedules project upon project for you and your spouse/significant other’s free weekends?  While it may not leave much time for rest and relaxation, it certainly can make for some serious productivity around your home!  We thought we would give you all some ideas and tips to make your […]

Importance of Recycling

Posted by labelle on May 5th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

Although technologies of the machines used at our waste facilities have emproved vastly over the years as far as sorting and so forth, recycling is still as important as it ever was.  Space for landfills is still such a difficulty to come by and even though the methods to maximize the lifespans of the current […]

Internet Dumpster Special

Posted by labelle on April 30th, 2010 under Uncategorized Tags: , , , , ,  •  Comments Off

Right now for a limited time – only for those that order ONLINE, we are offering $10 back.  We will credit this back to you once the order comes in.  Make sure in your order to include all the information, address, day you want the dumpster and your phone number so we can call to confirm. […]