Recycling & Upcycling: A Way of Life

5 Reasons To Remove A Tree

Trees can be beautiful additions to your property. However, there are instances in which a tree needs to be removed. Here are a few situations in which a tree removal is generally warranted: Is the tree leaning? If a tree is leaning, especially toward your home or other structures on your property, it is best […]

3 Places Asbestos Could Be Hiding In Your Bathroom

Flipping houses looks easy on television, but in real life, there are all sorts of hazards you need to worry about, like asbestos. Asbestos is a carcinogenic mineral that used to be a popular building material, so during your renovation, you could expose yourself to it and later develop lung cancer. The bathrooms of older […]

Travelling Saharan Dust, Settling With Pollution

In 2015, dust travelling from the Sahara made headlines as it made its way across the Atlantic, covering a journey of over 5,000 miles to Texas. This is not a strange occurrence, as it is expected to happen yearly during the late spring to early fall. While there are estimated benefits, such as the deposit of […]

3 Reasons to Recycle Scrap Metal

Whether it’s an old car, an old fridge, or a bag of aluminum cans, scrap metal is everywhere—and is highly sought after. However, depending on where you live it may just be easier to trash your old scrap metal instead of hauling it down to the recycling yard. Keep in mind, though, that your decision […]

3 Tips To Save Money And Prevent Waste While Gardening

If you’re like many gardeners, you can’t wait to start planning your garden so that you can enjoy the beautiful landscape filled with flowers and/or feed your family with food that you’ve grown yourself. This is an exciting time, but throughout the season, many gardeners end up with food that’s wasted because they can’t use […]

The Benefits Of Having Annual Community Cleanups

Having regular weekly garbage pickups are a must for any homeowner. This helps keep trash that can be bagged under control in order to help prevent the spread of germs and pest infestations from occurring. However, at some point nearly every homeowner has larger items that need to be removed that are not picked up […]