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What is my garbage? How to know what you’re throwing away

Posted by on February 7, 2015
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On a daily basis, Redbins Disposal receives a high volume of calls from customers looking to order a bin, receive a junk removal service, prices, service areas, etc,. In addition, we receive many questions concerning: recyclables, what clean fill consists of, what hazardous waste is, etc,. The most important items not to get confused are hazardous waste as it can be explosive, flammable, corrosive or poisonous. We feel that it is not addressed properly so here are some items that you may have in your own household that are considered hazardous. Here is what you need to know about your garbage and what category it corresponds to.
 Hazardous Waste


  • Paint
  • Thermostats
  • Pesticides
  • Used motor oil and filters
  • Propane tanks
  • Fuels
  • Batteries
  • Many Cleaning Products
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Fluorescent tubs and energy efficient light bulbs
  • Syringe
  • Mercury

There are also many sites that will take your hazardous waste and dispose of it properly near you. Below are a few:

We hope this guideline helps our customers when throwing away items and junk, as it is always our pleasure to help serve you to the best of our ability. Have a wonderful day!
 
-The Redbins Disposal Team