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Landfills: Why They’re Misunderstood and Better Than You Think

Landfills: Why They’re Misunderstood and Better Than You Think - Economy Waste - Waste Management Experts

When you think of landfills, you may not have the most pleasant image in your mind. However, popular understanding of them is almost always out of line with the reality. They help us manage waste in ways that other methods just can’t. Here’s why they deserve a much better reputation. A Management System Perhaps the
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Is Recycling Really What It’s Cracked up to Be?

Is Recycling Really What It’s Cracked up to Be? - Economy Waste - Waste Disposal Company

Everyone seems to advocate for recycling, and it’s a widespread practice made standard in many businesses, institutions, and homes. However, this doesn’t mean you shouldn’t take a closer look. What are some of the realities of recycling that you may not have considered? Quality of Materials An avid recycler might be quick to simply throw
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The Importance of Keeping Your Work Site Tidy

The Importance of Keeping Your Work Site Tidy - Economy Waste Service - Waste Disposal Calgary

Last week we outlined the importance of preparation when taking on a construction or renovation job, including the necessity of having a solid waste disposal plan in place. However, safety isn’t the only base you need to have covered. You need to keep things clean as well! Doing the Dirty Work Construction and renovation both
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How to Plan Ahead for Your Construction or Renovation Project

How to Plan Ahead for Your Construction or Renovation Project - Economy Waste Service - Calgary Waste Management

Preparation is everything. No matter the scale or type of project you’re taking on, planning ahead will make all the difference when it comes to safety, cleanliness, efficiency, and the overall success of what you’ve set out to do. Keep these tips in mind to stay proactive! Know What You Want One of the biggest
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Why Getting Rid of Waste Efficiently Is Important

Why Getting Rid of Waste Efficiently Is Important - Economy Waste - Waste Disposal Services

Last’s weeks blog gave you a rundown of safe waste disposal practices, but even if you’ve got those squared away, your project still needs to be efficient. Whether you’re on a jobsite or working on your own home, here’s why you should deal with waste as smoothly as possible. It Builds Up Before You Know
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Renovation Waste Disposal Safety Tips

Renovation Waste Disposal Safety Tips - Economy Waste - Waste Disposal Services

Safety is the top priority of any construction, demolition, or renovation project. You may be quick to consider safety in the context of using certain tools or other similar tasks, but it’s just as critical when it comes to disposing of waste. Be sure to keep these pointers in mind! The Materials You’ll encounter a
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Hazardous Materials to Watch Out For

Hazardous Materials to Watch Out For - Economy Watse Service - Waste Disposal Calgary

If you’ve chosen the right company to help, waste disposal can be pretty straightforward. However, that doesn’t mean safe practices shouldn’t be your top priority. You’ll inevitably come across materials that are considered hazardous, and these should be managed accordingly! Hazardous Fluids & Fuels Many things we all encounter or utilize in day-to-day life are
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How to Keep Your Summer Renovation Running Smoothly

How to Keep Your Summer Renovation Running Smoothly - Economy Waste Services - Waste Disposal Services Calgary

No matter how extensive or mild your home renovation is, it’s important to be aware of common problems so that you can do your best to prevent them. If you’re planning a transformation this summer, here are a few tips that will help you make sure everything goes off without a hitch! Smart Preparation As
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What Goes Where?

What Goes Where? - Economy Waste Service - Waste Removal Calgary

When you’re doing a renovation job, there’s three main places you’re going to send the waste: reuse, recycling, and the landfill. There’s a final category of disposal to be aware of as well: hazardous and environmentally damaging waste, which needs special disposal. Reuse We’ve talked about this before on our blog, but don’t forget that
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Construction Waste Recycling: What and How?

Construction Waste Recycling: What and How? - Economy Waste Service - Waste Removal Calgary

Did you know that a lot of construction waste can be reused or recycled into useful products? While the specifics of what’s accepted and how it’s recycled will vary by region, we’ve collected a few examples of the possibilities for you here. Recycling Items Lumber and wood products: If they’re clean but not in good
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