Waste Connections of Tennessee in Knoxville encourages residential customers located in the counties listed below, to plan to bring their Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) to the 2020 events. So far, only Spring events have been announced and most have been cancelled or postponed.
Accidental exposure to medications can be a problem in the United States and it’s often in homes with young children, so it’s important to dispose of expired and old medications in the home as they present an unnecessary health risk.
Residential Roll-off Containers for Home Improvement Projects
Using a residential roll-off container might not be the first thing to spring to mind when planning your residential home project, but when you consider the time and labor saved by using one, a roll-off might make good sense.
Often, when we discuss proper disposal of items, we are referring to items we don’t know how to handle or recycle, like chemicals, old appliances or computers. But, today we are going to discuss something that should never be placed in a trash or recycling bin, the American flag. Just as there are certain protocol to handling and displaying the flag, there is also protocol to its disposal. While many enjoy flying their American flag from their home or raised on a flag pole, there comes a point where a flag is no longer fit to fly, and should be retired out of respect.
The Not So Adorable Truth About Pet Waste Disposal
Everyone knows that a man’s best friend is fury with four paws and a wet nose. Dogs, for many they are as much a part of the family as your own children. Our fury friends are sweet and love us unconditionally, but there is one unsavory aspect to dog ownership that pet owners are all too familiar with, doggy doodie duty. Most pet owners know that not cleaning up after their dog is a social faux “paw,” but did you know that leaving pet excrement behind is also harmful to your health and your dog’s health?
Prescription drug use has become increasingly prevalent across the country, in fact, it is estimated that 4 out of 5 patients leave their doctor’s office with at least one prescription. Doctors often discontinue medications, causing others to go unused. Chances are, you have some expired or unused RX drugs sitting in your medicine cabinet. But what should you do with those unused prescription drugs?