Categories for Recycling

Why Is Hot Weather a Problem for Concrete?

July 12, 2019

Whether you’re a big fan of warm summer weather or are already looking forward to things starting to cool down again this fall, there are likely some outdoor projects that you want to wrap up over the coming summer months. If you have any projects or jobs coming up that require concrete pouring, you have to take into account the role that weather and temperature will play. Read on for some information from our concrete recycling company in Toledo, OH. How does heat affect concrete? Concrete sets through a process of hydration. As concrete sets, cement absorbs water and crystals... View Article

Do I Need a Permit for a Dumpster?

June 14, 2019

One of the most common questions we receive from people who are interested in our roll off dumpster services in Toledo, OH is whether or not they’ll need a permit to place the dumpster on their property. Typically, you’ll only need to worry about permits if the container will be placed on a street, sidewalk or other type of public property. In such a case, you’ll need to get a right-of-way permit from your local public works or building department. If the dumpster is to go in a driveway or other privately-owned space, however, you will not need to get... View Article

Best Practices for a Green Construction Site

April 15, 2019

Due to reports of rising global water temperatures and dangerous, unusual weather patterns, many people have been thinking more about global warming over the past few years. This has led more individuals and businesses to do their best to make their homes and commercial spaces greener. How does this fit in with construction, a field that relies on equipment that adds to the air pollution around sites? Luckily, there are some things you can do to make your construction sites green, including engaging in processes like concrete recycling in Toledo, OH. Read on for more tips: Maintain and update your... View Article

An Overview of Concrete Recycling in Toledo, OH

February 14, 2019

Whether you’re demolishing an old project, remodeling an existing property or building a new one, you’re going to have some leftover debris that you’ll have to get rid of when the job is done. You might not realize that a lot of the materials that come from your job site—including concrete—can be recycled and repurposed for other uses, but this is actually a thriving industry. Recycling concrete as much as possible is always a good idea, because concrete waste disposal can be extremely difficult. But by recycling the concrete, you can keep it out of landfills (saving a significant amount... View Article

Reasons for Recycling Metal When Crushing Concrete

November 1, 2018

If you’re working on a demolition site that involves deconstructing or crushing concrete, there’s a strong likelihood that you’ll encounter a number of challenges, including metal and other objects embedded inside the concrete. When crushing concrete, it’s exceptionally important to ensure that you’re recycling any metal that’s still embedded in the concrete, for a variety of reasons. Working with a provider of concrete crushing services in Toledo, OH, is the best way to ensure that you’re reusing your crushed concrete appropriately and adequately. Before crushing concrete for reuse, any metal components need to be removed and treated appropriately. Fortunately, it’s... View Article

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