The West Coast is prone to a few different types of natural disasters. This includes earthquakes, mudslides, floods and fires. Although no one ever wants to be a part of one, things happen and you may find that your home has been damaged due to a natural disaster. The aftermath of one of these events can be very difficult, and one thing you’re bound to run into is the need to dispose of anything that was destroyed from the disaster. Here are some things to consider as you prepare for the disposal of items that were damaged during a natural disaster. Continue Reaading
Are you looking for ways to cut down on your waste, reduce your trash, and generally just throw away less stuff? It’s probably easier than you think! With just a few new habits, you can start wasting less and make more room in your trash – and your home. Here’s where to get started.
Illegal dumping refers to dumping trash instead of putting it in a receptacle (bin, dumpster, trash can, etc.) or taking it to a landfill/recycling center. Illegal dumping has been a serious problem in the past because people didn’t see what the problem was. However, illegal dumping affects everyone, including dumpers, and can have disastrous effects… Read more »
We know that recycling in San Diego can seem intimidating for those that haven’t created a recycling plan yet. The different rules may seem confusing at first. Fortunately, the city does a good job of explaining recycling basics so that you can obey the law and get rid of waste the right way. To make… Read more »
Recycling is an integral part of protecting the environment, reducing waste, and improving our lives. Throughout the state of California, many laws and ordinances have been passed to help reduce waste and improve recycling services. In San Diego, especially, there is much that is being done.
Any project aimed at helping you declutter and organize your home is going to be a big undertaking. Preparing for such a job requires careful attention to detail and a good bit of planning. Here at Debris Box, we have a range of roll-off dumpsters and dumpster rental packages that can make it easier to… Read more »
You’ve heard of it on the news: a collection of mostly plastic garbage floating in the sea that is more than three times the size of France. Is it real? Can you see it on Google Earth? How harmful is it to sea life? Find out here. What Is It? The Great Pacific Garbage Patch… Read more »
When you’re ready to get rid of electronics, you should always start by looking at local retailers and electronics brands to see if you can trade-in your device for some cash or credit. It’s one of the easiest ways to deal with electronics that you need to get rid of! However, for many older devices,… Read more »
Do you have a new pet that is starting to poop a lot, or maybe an older pet that has always created a lot of waste to deal with? Either way, you don’t want to be one of those people who just leaves poop lying in the grass, and you may feel a little uncomfortable… Read more »
Recovering for a disaster or damaging events can be tough, especially if there’s a lot of debris to take care of. Let’s take a look at the best ways to manage large amounts of debris following a natural disaster. Recycle Everything You Can Water bottles, electronics, plastics and many other things can be recycled. It’s… Read more »