Categories for Commercial Waste Management

How the COVID-19 Pandemic Is Changing Waste Management

September 3, 2021

The COVD-19 pandemic has affected nearly every aspect of our society and daily living habits. Believe it or not, this even includes waste management. While this may not be the first topic that comes to mind when considering the impact of COVID-19, it is a crucial part of managing the pandemic. How has COVID-19 affected waste management? The main impacts involve the amount of waste generated, how that waste is handled and how to protect the workers who handle it. How 2021 has changed waste management services Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, waste management services have been charged... View Article

A Short History of Solid Waste Management

August 18, 2021

If you’ve ever stood in the middle of your home wondering where all the junk came from, you probably know that humans generate a lot of trash. Waste management services make it easy for us to toss something in a bin and forget about it—but where does our trash go, and how can we cut down on it? Waste management has been around for millennia. It might not be the most exciting part of history, but it’s an important one. Read on to learn about the history of waste management services, then call your friendly local dump truck services at... View Article

Tips for Reducing and Managing Waste on Commercial Properties

June 24, 2021

Did you know that about 600 million tons of debris are generated annually from construction and demolition? According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, this is more than twice the amount of municipal solid waste generated each year. To help cut down on that staggering amount, as well as potentially reduce the amount you’ll need to pay in dump truck services in Holland, OH, here are some tips on reducing and managing the amount of construction waste generated on your project. Destruction rather than demolition One way to reduce the amount of waste you will need to have hauled away... View Article

Four Essential Summer Recycling Tips for Your Construction Site

June 10, 2021

Sometimes a construction project also involves a fair amount of destruction. When this is the case, no matter if it’s a small job or a large job like tearing down an old building, you will need to find something to do with the debris. There can be a significant amount of debris from a construction or demolition project. Sometimes there will be too much to haul away on your own, and you’ll need to look for dump trucking companies in Lucas County, OH to clean up the site during and after construction. Instead of hauling everything away to the dump,... View Article

What to Do When Your Trash Gets Heavy

May 12, 2021

When you think of a waste management employee, you may picture a burly man with large muscles. While that may be true in some cases, it doesn’t mean that employees at dump trucking companies in Lucas County, OH can (or even want to) lift heavy bags of trash all day long. Our team at Klumm Bros. recommends limiting bag weight to about 30 pounds and keeping bin weight around 200 pounds. This post will cover everything else you should know about heavy trash bags and bins. Why is heavy trash a problem? Overweight bags and bins are a problem for... View Article

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