Two Reasons To Keep Glass Separate When You Recycle

Posted on: 17 May 2016

If you want to recycle as many materials as possible, you've no doubt sent a lot of glass to your town's recycling facilities. However, if you have a tendency to mix the glass in with other recyclable materials, you could be making all of the materials, from the glass to whatever else you have, unrecyclable. Glass itself is highly recyclable and rather easy for companies to reuse. But the way you treat it when it comes time to recycle it is vital for the success of the recycling effort, and keeping the glass separate is the best way to help. [Read More]

Four Things You Should Do When You Find Asbestos During Home Renovation Projects

Posted on: 17 December 2015

When you do home renovation projects, you may encounter many surprises. Some of these can be good, such as hardwood flooring beneath carpet. You may also encounter problems; such as mold or asbestos materials. These are hazards that need to be dealt with by a professional service to ensure the safety of your family. Here are some things you should do when you encounter asbestos during a home renovation project: [Read More]

How To Use Deionization At Home And Which Of The Three Types Is Best For Potable Water

Posted on: 2 September 2015

Deionization is one of the more modern methods of purifying water. It removes the mineral ions (not the minerals themselves) from the water and creates a purer form of water. Although you can drink water made from co-current deionization and counter-current deionization, the healthiest and best choice is mixed bed deionization. Here is how you can install a deionization filter system at home and utilize the mixed bed method for the purest, potable water you can get from your tap. [Read More]

3 Reasons Diesel Is Better For The Environment Than Gasoline

Posted on: 4 August 2015

While diesel fuels are generally considered to be worse for the environment than petroleum (gasoline), the truth is that diesel is actually better for the environment. Here are three reasons why diesel should be used over gasoline.  Diesel Produces Lower CO2 emissions Diesel fuel was first used in the 1970s, and since then, it's been discovered that the fuel produces lower amounts of hydrocarbons, carbon dioxide, and carbon monoxide, making it safer per gallon than gasoline. [Read More]