Alternatives to Grass Lawns

Alternatives to Grass Lawns

While grass looks great, it’s also a pain to maintain. It requires a lot of water (which may not always be legal to provide, depending on drought conditions), constant cutting, and preventative maintenance in the form of pesticides and weed killers. It’s no surprise that more homeowners are saving money and time by switching to alternatives to the traditional lawn. Curious? Check out a few of the popular options below. Continue Reading

Top 5 Most Important Materials to Recycle

Do you want your projects to have minimal impact on the environment? Whether you’re concerned about leaving trash behind in neighborhoods or contributing to climate change, simply disposing of your waste isn’t always enough. Sorting and recycling certain materials is an important way to reduce landfill waste, keep your worksites safe and compliant, and perhaps most importantly,… Continue Reading

What to Donate When Moving

People often move during the summer. Kids are out of school and there’s no snow or cold weather to contend with. If you’re preparing to move, you’ll want to go through your home and purge. There are items you should toss or donate so you don’t have to pack up and move items that won’t… Continue Reading

How To Clean Your Outdoor Trashcans

Let’s face it, no one really likes cleaning stinky trashcans, particularly in the summer when they attract flies and bugs. But the chore doesn’t need to be disgusting. With the right equipment and a determination to clean them regularly, you can disinfect your trash cans in minutes leaving them clean and sanitary. Follow these tips… Continue Reading

Easy Ways to Prep Your Home for a Sale

Perhaps you’re accepting a new job in a different city or need a bigger place for your growing family. Whatever the reason, you want your home to sell for the highest price in the fastest possible time. One way to encourage those outcomes is to prep your home before the sale by doing the following. Continue Reading

Teach Your Kids About Responsible Waste Removal

As a parent, you’re charged with teaching your children well to prepare them for a productive and happy life as an adult. You wouldn’t dream of neglecting that duty by keeping them home from school or failing to teach them to be kind and responsible. Don’t overlook the value of teaching your children about responsible… Continue Reading

Illegal Dumping Can Be Disastrous

It may be tempting to think that a few bits of trash tossed beside the road or hidden in the underbrush is no big deal, but the truth is: illegal dumping is a big deal. It can endanger the environment, pose a public health risk and cost taxpayers millions of dollars every year, too. In… Continue Reading

Declutter Your Home in Five Steps

Clutter is what happens when you own too many things or try to fit too many possessions in a small space. It fills closets, overloads shelves and spills out of drawers robbing you of precious time and making you feel helpless. Research shows that in your lifetime you will spend approximately 153 days looking for misplaced… Continue Reading

San Diego Recycling Regulations

Do you know the requirements for recycling in San Diego? Do you know what materials must be recycled, or what recycling services must be offered at events? If you’re not sure, here’s what you need to know about residential, commercial and event recycling in the San Diego area! Continue Reading