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Linas Kliarskis

Linas Kliarskis

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As far as I remember I've always been interested in different business ventures and ideas. More than 20 years ago I started a dumpster rental business in Chicago Area - A City Suburban Dumpsters. I have learned so much while growing my own business and still facing challenges every day - but that what makes it exciting.

While executing projects related with our services we focus on being environmentally responsible and innovative.

I'm happy being able to share my expertise and experience, and I hope you find our blog useful.

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10 Tips to Help You Reduce Waste When You Move

Man carrying sofa when he moves into new home

Americans aren’t ones to settle down in one house and stay their for the rest of their lives. According to the Census Bureau, the American Community Survey estimates that the average American moves 11.7 times in a lifetime. Moving projects offer the potential to generate a fair amount of waste. How can you make your next move without generating a sizable mound of waste for the local landfill?

With every move come tough decisions on what to keep and what to toss. What’s going to fit in the new place and what needs to go in the junk or “for sale” pile? Are you going to use boxes to transport your goods or will you rent a mobile storage unit and pack it full with item after item?

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What Should You Do with Your Old Electronics?

old electronics computer parts trash in recycle bin

Americans rely on their gadgets now more than ever. A new iPhone comes out every year and those who want to be the owner of the latest, greatest smartphone are going to upgrade every year. New iPads and Apple TVs are also frequently updated, phasing out the old. Apple products are only a fraction of the electronics that are phased out every day. So, what happens to all the old electronics?

According to estimates from the EPA, in 2013 electronics in landfills, referred to E-waste, accounted for more than 3 million tons of materials. California was the first state, in 2003, to pass an E-waste law that pushed recycling of used electronics. Maine followed suite in 2004, requiring television and computer monitor manufacturers to divert their product from landfills while also picking up the tab for their disposal. Many other states have followed examples set by California and Maine, but there is still a need for more focus on recycling e-waste.

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Ten Ways to Have a More Eco-Friendly Office

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“Going green” is no longer just a fad or a lifestyle choice – it’s a responsibility that everyone the world over needs to embrace as global warming proves itself to be a very real thing. You’ve probably already been involved in recycling at home for years. Now it’s time to go green at the office. Here are 10 ways to be more eco-friendly at work.

  1. Every penny counts, especially if you’re a small business owner or employee. Reducing your electric bill is one way to see growth in your business endeavors while also being eco-friendly. Simple ways to see immediate savings include turning off lights in rooms that aren’t being used, and powering down when the office closes. Take it a step further by installing automated systems that turn lights on or off depending if the room or hallway is being used.

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Dumpster Rentals and Junk Removal Comparison

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You’ve decided that it’s time to empty out years of collected “junk” in your garage. Or, perhaps you’ve taken on a project in the house that requires the gutting of one room or another. It is obvious that your trash service provider is no match for the amount of refuse you’re going to generate, so do you hire a junk removal company take get rid of it or rent a dumpster?

The typical homeowner will not have the proper tools to deal with rubble left in the wake of a home improvement project. Taking multiple trips to the local landfill quickly becomes a far-fetched idea, but for those who want to take the more hands-on approach, renting a dumpster quickly becomes a top option. For those who simply don’t want to deal with it – hiring a junk removal service is more appropriate. Let’s go over some pros and cons of either choice.

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Five Ways to Use a Dumpster to Celebrate Earth Day

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Most eco-conscious people think about planting trees or attending an Earth Day fair on April 22 every year. So, why would you celebrate Earth Day with a dumpster? It’s a fair question, but the answer is fairly simple – you can reduce the amount of refuse that goes to landfill by renting a dumpster and collecting recyclable materials, especially materials that are toxic to the environment.

Earth Day was first celebrated in 1970, back when there was no Environmental Protection Agency or Clean Water Act to regulate pollution. However, it was 20 years later that Earth Day saw an upswing in popularity thanks to the efforts of environmental leaders who worked to bring a worldwide focus on the day to celebrate the earth.

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