4 Earth-Friendly Spring Cleaning Tips

April 4th, 2019 by rosario

mother teaching her young daughter how to spring clean

Spring is here! This is the time of the year to begin anew and do an annual deep clean of your living space. Here at Cali Carting, we believe in the ever-important clean motto – Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle. The trick to incorporating the three R’s into your cleaning routine is get rid of the ‘throw it away’ mentality and instead ask yourself “How can this item benefit me or my community?” If you want a home that is both sparkling clean and green, read on for some earth-friendly spring cleaning tips.

1. Donate Instead of Dispose

As the saying goes, one man’s trash is another man’s treasure. To reduce the size of your contribution to your local landfill, try to instead pass on whatever you don’t want anymore to someone else. Old clothes, shoes, accessories, games, linens, and even furniture can be donated to a local shelter or goodwill box for others that are less fortunate. If you donate, your spring cleaning will actually benefit another person’s life too!

2. Recycle, Recycle, Recycle

For items that are too worn to be donated, hold off on throwing them away and instead recycle them! Many everyday items, which include clothes, furniture, and electronics, can be recycled and repurposed again, oftentimes as another product. Aside from your used and worn items, also always remember to recycle all paper, plastics, and cans that you have used instead of throwing them into the trash. Contact your local municipality’s recycling plant to see what exactly they accept, and what your recycled items can be used for.

3. Start a Compost Bin

Instead of disposing of your waste, reuse it by composting it! A compost bin transforms biodegradable waste into a rich soil conditioner that can help your garden and front lawn grow. Any organic waste – such as food, paper, grass, and leaves – can be compostable. What’s even better is that a compost bin is easy to begin – all you need is a large container, a recyclable material to provide a surface at the bottom, and then you are ready to begin throwing your compostable waste into it to create a beautiful addition to your gardening routine!

4. Reduce for the Future

Spring cleaning is the best time to change your lifestyle habits in order to keep your home – and life! – clean. To cut down on the amount of time you spend spring cleaning next year, start a new habit of reducing the amount of waste you produce on a daily basis. Always try to buy items with reusable or less packaging, and make an effort to cut down on the amount of single-use items (such as plastic utensils) altogether. For more tips on how to reduce, check out our article on 4 Ways to Reduce Household Waste!

Spring Clean with Cali Carting

We know that while spring cleaning, there’s a big chance that even after you reduce, reuse, and recycle, there is still going to be a lot of items you have to throw away. That’s where Cali Carting comes to help. We are proud to offer various recycling and waste management services such as dumpster rentals and easy, streamlined garbage collection. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you with your spring cleaning needs!

 

4 Ways to Reduce Household Waste

March 19th, 2019 by rosario

a mother teaching her daughter about how to recycle and showing her what to recycle

According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the average American produces 5.91 pounds of trash each day- and only 1.5 pounds of that is recycled! There are many types of waste that can gradually accumulate in your house. You can recycle more than your average glass bottle. If you are trying to create a greener household and lessen the footprint you leave on the environment, the reduction of waste is a great place to start. Below, we discuss 4 ways to reduce your waste collection from your household processes. These are easy steps everyone can take to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

1. Combat Food Waste

A huge amount of household waste is food, so combating food scraps is a great place to start on your waste reduction journey. To start combating food waste, reduce the amount of food you buy. If you seem to always throw out food at the end of the week, buy less food and shop more often. Make appropriate quantities of food, or deliver leftovers to friends and family if you know you won’t be able to finish. Also, consider freezing items when possible so that they can be consumed later.

Recovery of food waste is also important. Composting is a great way to ensure your food waste is fully recycled back into the earth. If you don’t have a garden, see if your city offers composting pick up or if there is a local farm interested in your compost. This is a simple way to reduce the amount of food waste that would otherwise end up in a landfill.

2. Unsubscribe from Junk Mail

Did you know that you can unsubscribe from paper junk mail just the same way you unsubscribe from pesky email junk mail? That’s correct. With over 100 million pieces of junk mail sent to U.S. homes each year, and most of it ending up straight in the trash can, this is a great way to reduce your impact. Every piece of junk mail should have a contact number or email to remove yourself from the list. It will take a couple of months to get through all the big offenders, but it will feel great to finally stop getting all that junk clogging up your mailbox (and trash can).

3. Say Goodbye to Single Use Items in the Home

Single-use items are exactly as their name implies: items you use once and then throw away. Single-use items are a huge part of the household waste, so cutting them out of your routine can significantly lessen your waste. Plastic/paper plates, plastic cutlery, plastic grocery bags, paper towels, and straws are commonly found in household waste. These items all have alternatives that can be utilized more than once to help you live more sustainably. For example, you can purchase reusable grocery bags and never have to deal with a plastic bag again! You can also invest in cloth towels for wiping up spills rather than filling your garbage can with paper towels.

4. Buy Items with Less or No Packaging

Do you ever look at the packaging of the items you buy for your home? Is your food packed in a ton of unnecessary plastic? Is there waste surrounding common household items? The next time you are at the store, look around to see if there are alternatives to the items you regularly buy that are wrapped in plastic. Is there another brand that uses less packaging? Is there an alternative product with no waste at all? Changing these buying habits is an awesome way to reduce waste in your home.

Make Recycling a Habit With the Help of Cali Carting

Waste management and recycling can be powerful if you make them a habit, and adopting more eco-friendly habits can have a huge impact on your environmental footprint. Cali Carting is proud to help communities in New Jersey manage their solid waste and recycling through education and a variety of waste management services. We believe in the power of recycling and do everything in our power to make recycling easy for you and your household or business. Learn more about our municipal contracts and check out our blog for more tips for reducing and managing waste in New Jersey, and feel free to contact us with any questions you may have! We look forward to working with you.

6 Surprising Things You Can Recycle

March 5th, 2019 by rosario

Reduce, reuse, recycle! We’ve all heard this mantra, yet we still find it difficult to follow it. For recycling, many still cannot get over the habit of just throwing everything into the regular garbage bin. However, recycling is extremely important because of our universal responsibility to take care of our environment. Along with that, this opens up the opportunity to conserve and reuse energy instead of creating more waste. Besides from the well-known items you can recycle – such as water bottles, glass, etc – there is so much more that you can throw into the blue bin! Here is a list of surprising things you can actually recycle.

1. Electronics

Once you get a new phone, don’t just throw your old phone away! Many electronic companies accept their old products back either for credit or to break down and reuse the parts in other devices. The same is true of home appliances, old computers, cameras, video game consoles, and printers. Old CDs and DVDs can be recycled as well. Go to your local electronics store or certified waste facilities and hand them all over!

2. Holiday Lights

Many have a pile of burnt out holiday lights after the holidays are over. Don’t throw them to waste! Holiday lights have copper wire inside them that is a recyclable metal and can be extracted for reuse. Twinkle lights, fluorescent bulbs, compact fluorescent lights (CFLs), and any other newer LED lights should be recycled and not thrown away.

3. Porcelain

Anything from simple porcelain tiles to heavy-duty appliances such as porcelain stoves, toilets, and bathtubs can also be recycled. The porcelain industry alone often recycles most of the scrap porcelain that is cut from their final product. Be sure that when you are recycling any porcelain items to thoroughly clean them and remove all the non-porcelain parts. Porcelain can be broken down to be used as material for road aggregate, which is put underneath roads and sidewalks to help stabilize them.

4. Cooking Oil

Oil is oil – your leftover cooking oil can be used as fuel for something greater! It is often advised anyways that it’s a bad idea to pour cooking oil down the drain, as it will eventually solidify and block your house’s and town’s pipes. Instead, your cooking oil can be refined into biofuel that can run clean in diesel engines. Call your local recycling program for a special collection and give back your oil, instead of throwing it out and potentially harming your town’s environment and infrastructure.

5. Mattresses

Oversized items such as mattresses aren’t often seen as recyclable, but they are! Mattresses are actually constructed with a variety of recyclable materials such as wood, cotton, and metal. If left alone in a landfill, mattresses take centuries to break down. Instead of letting your old mattress take up more landfill space, ask your local hauling or recycling company to take it away.

6. Aluminum Foil

Aluminum cans aren’t the only thing you can recycle! Aluminum foil, even after it has been used, is just as recyclable as cans. The reason many do not recycle it is often because there is residue coating it after use – but if you completely clean any food and grease off, then it’s ready for recycling! Recycled aluminum in all shapes and forms is one of the most valuable recyclable materials – so don’t waste, recycle!

Go Greener in New Jersey

As you can see, there is a multitude of things you can and should recycle for the better of the environment! If you want to recycle or dispose of something but aren’t sure how, don’t be afraid to call Cali Carting for help. Cali Carting is a family-owned full-service solid waste and recycling company located in Kearny, NJ. We would love to answer any questions and inquiries you have about recycling! Contact us today to learn more about our services, and for any help you may need in going green!

How to Create Your 6 Step Waste Management Plan

February 5th, 2019 by rosario

 

A waste management plan is a written record of what must be done to complete a project in a clean and legal way. The waste management plan for each of your projects will vary depending on the specifications for each job and site. Creating a waste management plan is typically the responsibility of the main contractor unless the subcontractors have sole responsibility for their waste, in which case they should complete their own waste management plan. Specifications can be developed for bid/contractor packages, which outline procedures for salvage, reuse, and recycling. This type of plan can also be used to provide clients with details of actual reuse, recycling, and disposal of waste. To get you started on creating your own waste management plan, here are 6 steps to keep in mind.

Designate Responsibility

Assign one person to be responsible for managing waste on site. This will ensure that the waste management plan is followed correctly and completely. It is important for the person in charge of waste disposal to be enthusiastic about and dedicated to their task. Although one person should be in charge of enacting the waste management plan, reducing construction site waste is a team effort and it is important that individuals know their responsibilities.

Establish Project Goals

Goals set for a project can be as broad or as specific as needed. Broader goals such as recycling or making proper waste management a priority can help everyone that is involved stay on the same page. By specifying smaller objectives, such as certain protocols or set deadlines, you and your team will be able to keep your project on track.

Create an Estimate

Being proactive during the planning phase of waste management can prove especially helpful down the line, when the cleanup process begins. By forecasting the types and percentages of waste that will be produced, preparing the necessary means of disposal will be easy to estimate, reducing any last minute additions. Various industry averages are available online to help you best gauge your project’s specifications.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Consider the 3 R’s when creating your waste management plan. Make sure to thoroughly describe the ways in which your project will abide by recycling and reuse methods. Identify the possibilities for reuse and recycling for each type of waste that is created and describe where, when, and how to handle waste materials. Roll off dumpsters are a great resource for repeated discarding of trash in a more environmentally friendly way than traditional black garbage bags. Creating a site plan with key areas marked off will assist with efficiency throughout the project’s duration.

Determine Waste Logistics

Large construction projects typically produce various types of wasted material, therefore various ways of discarding waste must be thought out before material begins to accumulate on site. Identify the waste destinations and transport methods needed, including what materials should be separated on site for reuse or recycling. A current list of recycling operators in the site office can act as an easy reference if problems should occur with disposal.

Track Your Progress

Creating a plan of any kind is useless if you do not follow it. Create and keep records of everything from the amount of waste produced to relative costs and savings of disposal. Receipts from previous projects can be useful in planning future projects for reference. One tip we recommend when creating your waste management plan is to work your way back from the project’s deadline. By doing this, you can properly designate goals with achievable deadlines to complete the project on time.

4 Tips for Waste Management During the Holidays

December 20th, 2018 by rosario

 

a pile of pine branches next to a row of dumpsters in a snowy parking lot

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go. The malls, the streets, the houses, and everything in between is starting to get decorated for the holidays. Mistletoe, holly, tinsel, Christmas trees, wrapping paper, and bows are strewn around the houses as they’re lit up with lights and other decorations, but where does it all go once the holidays are over? December and January are the two months that people accumulate the most waste on average, and it can be difficult managing all of it. Trying to gather all of your garbage or recycling and figuring out what to do with it can be stressful. That’s why we decided to give you some tips on how exactly to manage your waste this holiday season.

Recycle Your Wrapping Paper

Wrapping paper is one of the biggest sources of waste during the holiday season. Everybody loves the feeling of unveiling a present on Christmas morning by ripping the wrapping paper off, but nobody knows quite what to do with it once it’s off. One of the best things to do is to save as much as you can. Save the little pieces of paper you cut while wrapping presents and use them to wrap small presents. Try saving gift bags once they’ve been used and keep the ribbon and bows to use for future presents. If you don’t have the space to save them or the scraps simply aren’t reusable, most townships and cities allow you to recycle your wrapping paper. Just put it in your bin on recycling night or bring it to the local recycling center.

What to Do With Your Christmas Tree

One of the biggest pieces of waste after the holiday season, the Christmas tree conundrum comes up every January. The truth is, there are plenty of ways to deal with your bare Christmas tree once you’re finished with it. Some towns will pick it up with yard waste if you’re able to chop it up in pieces shorter than 4 feet. Some people will let the tree dry out completely and use it as kindling in their fireplace. You can also go the traditional route and utilize the garbage pickups. Most towns will have specific days for Christmas tree pick up. There are even some organizations that accept old Christmas tree donations to use in fish and animal habitats. Whichever route you go, there are plenty of different ways to dispose of your tree.

Have a Wasteless Christmas

The number one way to manage your waste this holiday season is to not create any, or at least to minimize the amount that you do create. One way to do this is by forgoing the more commercial gifts and give handmade or more sentimental gifts. Bulky gifts from the stores typically have a large amount of packaging, cardboard, and styrofoam that can create a lot of waste that you can’t recycle. You can also choose to use different ways of wrapping, like using newspaper or reusable gift bags. Avoid the Christmas tree questions by buying a fake tree that is not only more eco friendly, but cleaner and cheaper in the long run. Don’t let the season of giving become the season of wasting and try to create as little waste as possible.

Renting a Dumpster

Dumpsters come in all different sizes, but most people seem to think that a dumpster would be too large for their needs. In fact, a 10 yard container would be perfect for most people this holiday season. You don’t have to stress about separating different recyclables or keeping the clutter in your house. You can rent a dumpster and have it placed right in your driveway and walk your waste right outside once you’re finished. Simply rent your dumpster ahead of time and keep all of your waste outside, leaving plenty of space for your family and friends to come over and stay over.

Dumpster Rental in New Jersey

The holidays are upon us! Don’t get caught unprepared to deal with the waste of the holidays, go in with a game plan. If your game plan just so happens to be renting a dumpster, then choosing Cali Carting is your next step. With 25 years of experience, Cali Carting has become the most trusted waste management service in New Jersey and with good reason. We are committed to customer satisfaction, timeliness, and excellent service every time. Along with dumpster rentals, we offer a variety of different services, including providing trash compactors, route services, and more. Operating out of Kearny, Cali Carting proudly serves all of New Jersey from the top of Sussex County to the bottom of Cape May County. Don’t wait, contact Cali Carting today and enjoy a hassle free holiday season.

4 Perks of Renting a Dumpster for Your Fall Yard Cleanup

November 7th, 2018 by rosario

 

a black dumpster in a parking lot filled with various garbage and waste

With all the beautiful red, yellow, and orange leaves falling to the ground at this time of year, some serious cleanup is in order. Whether you are finishing off a home improvement project from the summer or need somewhere to put all those extra leaves, renting a roll off dumpster can help you take care of it all. To help get your fall cleaning checklist started, we’ve put together a list of ways you can put one of our Cali Carting roll off dumpsters to use!

Landscaping

If your summer renovation is taking a little bit longer than expected, you may want to think about renting a curbside dumpster. Available in a variety of sizes, our dumpsters are perfect for projects of every scale. With a few exceptions, discard everything from wood debris and old furniture to daily waste and garbage. Renting a roll off dumpster provides you with the means to dispose of and store all of your leftover scraps, with the peace of mind that they will be properly taken care of.

Fallen branches and other natural debris can build up as the season progresses. Making the preemptive decision to remove loose or dead branches may be beneficial in the long run, but takes up space in the meantime. Renting a roll off dumpster will provide you with the space to dispose of debris from large-scale landscaping projects such as this.

Neighborhood Clean Up

Leaves and other debris tend to pile up on street corners and in front of entrances, as well as in the actual street. Take advantage of the opportunity to give your neighborhood some much-needed attention on a larger scale. Round up your neighbors and organize a little fall clean up. Recruiting neighbors will help reduce the cost and workload normally associated with tidying up the block. When your fall cleanup efforts extend beyond your property, your entire neighborhood will experience the benefits. Coming together as a community after a destructive event such as a storm can also result in a more efficient cleanup effort.

Unbeatable Services

Seasonal demands for dumpster rentals fluctuate throughout the year. With the majority of home renovation and landscaping projects occurring in warmer months, dumpster availability tends to go up by the time fall rolls around. Providing quality service all year long, our dumpster rental service is prepared to assist you with your waste disposal in any weather condition or time of year.

Decluttering

Part of moving into a new home or apartment involves decluttering your current space to free up room in your new one. Whether your lease is up at the end of the year or end of the month, renting a dumpster may be the right move for you. For those who are sticking around for another year or few years, renting a dumpster can be a great motivator to clean out your home. Has your garage become a repository for junk you’ve practically forgotten about? Discarding large furniture or upholstered bedding may require specific guidelines for proper disposal. Don’t take the chance of getting a ticket for improper disposal, bring in a dumpster and make your move much easier.

Dumpster Rentals in New Jersey

When planning your next big clean up, think of the pros at Cali Carting. Providing commercial, industrial, and residential waste management and dumpster services throughout New Jersey, we are prepared to help you tackle any size project. Family owned and operated since 1983, we are happy to work directly with you to help with anything from your waste and recycling plan to achieving your sustainability goals. For more information about areas we serve, be sure to contact us today at (201) 991-5400. If your town is searching for ways to improve their waste management, leave it to Cali Carting to get the job done.

4 Effective Waste Management Strategies

October 12th, 2018 by rosario

a green recycling symbol surrounded by recyclable materials

Accumulating waste, from trash to recyclables, is easy, but how much do you know about where the waste should go once it has been created? Waste management strategies are how the waste we create is collected, transported, and disposed of. The strategy you choose for your own waste management depends on your personal needs, and Cali Carting offers a number of effective waste management options to easily get the job done. Read on to learn more about the services we can offer you!

Municipal Trash Collection

Part of waste management includes waste collection, and this step allows waste to be transferred from its original location to the location of its treatment. Municipal trash collection ensures that the waste you create will be taken from your home to wherever it needs to end up. It also allows you to be assured that your recyclable materials will be handled properly and brought to the correct place. Cali Carting proudly serves 200,000 residents in New Jersey, and the members of our management team are certified by the Solid Waste Association of North America.

Dumpster Rentals

Following instances when a large amount of waste is created (for example, a construction project or home renovation), the waste management strategy utilized needs to be suited to the situation. Such a volume of trash can often be taken care of with a dumpster, able to collect and dispose of a large variety of waste types. Dumpsters are capable of handling demolition debris, contaminated dirt, household waste and construction debris, and recyclable materials, including concrete, asphalt, cardboard, scrap metal, wood, and much more. Dumpsters are such an effective waste management strategy because they are convenient, easy to use, and can help manage waste for businesses and residences alike.

Compactors

For those facing a high volume of trash or recyclable materials, a compactor will be the most effective management strategy. Compactors are available in a variety of sizes and sturdiness levels, as they allow for waste and recyclable materials to be managed, stored, and disposed of in whatever way is most applicable. Compactors are effective and beneficial for businesses because they eliminate the need for multiple trash containers, and allow for waste to be disposed of properly.

Recycling Services

Going green should apply to all areas of life, especially when it comes to waste management and recycling. Businesses often face a large amount of waste each day or week, and through the use of commercial recycling route services, sustainable materials can avoid the landfill and be reused for another purpose in the future. This is one of the best ways to reduce waste in a productive way. Materials that can be recycled include cardboard, paper, glass, plastic, aluminum, batteries, and more. Ensuring that recyclable waste is disposed of in an eco-friendly way is both beneficial to the environment and cost-effective, so there is no reason to not work towards going green with waste management when possible.

Waste Management Services in New Jersey

Since 1983, Cali Carting has been providing consistent commercial, industrial, and residential waste and recycling services throughout New Jersey. We offer all of the services listed above, and it is our pleasure to assist both commercial and residential customers with their waste management needs. We are a family owned and operated company focused on putting our customers first, so you can receive personalized service focused on a waste management strategy most effective for you. Contact us today with any questions you may have and to learn more about our services. When it comes to quality waste management services, you can count on Cali Carting.

Why You Need a Dumpster Rental for Your Summer Projects

June 14th, 2018 by rosario

Dumpster Rentals for Your Summer Project

Summer is the best time of year to get those huge projects done that you have been procrastinating on all year long. The weather is beautiful, everything is moving a little slower, and most of us have a bit more vacation time built up to dedicate to finishing those large home projects. Whatever your project is, a dumpster rental may be just the right tool to ensure your project is completed in a timely manner. Here is why you need a dumpster rental for your summer projects.

Dumpster Rentals Help Get the Job Done Faster

Renting a dumpster is easy when working with a waste management company with decades of experience helping people just like you. One of the main reasons renting a dumpster is advantageous for your summer projects is because it can help you get the job done so much faster. Whether you are cleaning out the garage or gutting your basement, most large summer projects are going to produce a lot of waste that will need to be removed from the property. Rather than renting a truck and moving waste from one place to another and then figuring out where you are allowed to dump it, you can just throw approved materials into your dumpster in one- go.

With Cali Carting, we drop off the requested dumpster size on the day you request it. All you have to do is finish your project and call us when you are done utilizing the rental dumpster. When you are done, we will come haul the waste off of your property and ensure it is responsibly disposed of. This makes the entire process quick and easy for you so that you can focus on getting your summer project done faster.

Ensure You’re Disposing of Waste Responsibly

With any big project, you want to make sure you aren’t negatively impacting the environment. While you may not think your small home renovation project this summer can have a huge environmental impact, it actually can when you think of the large amount of waste that is produced from projects like this. With all of this waste, you will want to have the peace of mind that it is being responsibly managed and recycled when possible. With a dumpster rental, you are leaving that to the professionals. As a professional waste management company, you can rest assured that your waste will be responsibly managed thanks to our incredibly high environmental standards.

A Dumpster Rental Will Save You Money

In the long run, disposing of large amounts of waste will almost always be cheaper and easier when renting a dumpster. Putting bulky items in your regular garbage cans can lead to steep fines, and renting a truck to dispose of materials is also a huge waste of time spent driving back and forth (and money). A dumpster rental is cost effective, as you are only paying for the dumpster size necessary for the job, and our team takes care of the rest.

Summer Projects That May Require a Dumpster Rental

  • New Construction
  • Garage Clean Out
  • Spring Cleaning
  • Shed Clean Out
  • Neighborhood Yard Sale
  • New Landscaping or Tree Removal
  • Removing Hardscaping
  • Home Renovation

Rent a Dumpster Near You

If this is your first big summer project or you are a seasoned expert, renting a dumpster this summer can help you make the entire project smoother and more efficient. At Cali Carting, we are here to help you every step of the way throughout the dumpster rental process. We will want to learn more about your project so that we can recommend the right dumpster size. After that, we can schedule a drop off so that you can get started on your summer project! Contact us today to get started.

4 Things to Know About New Jersey Recycling Laws

April 5th, 2018 by rosario

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Get to Know the Recycling Laws Better and Simplify the Recycling Process

One thing is for certain: Recycling laws in the state of New Jersey are not the easiest to understand. That being said, there’s virtually no way to get around them—In the garden state, it is required by law that every resident and business recycles the mandatory, qualified items, which are determined by certain recycling areas, county legislation and a few statewide laws. Although the act of recycling betters the environment and reduces waste disposal costs, it can still be frustrating to navigate the tedious recycling laws and tasks in the state of NJ.

1.    Solid Waste Regulations and Recycling Permits in NJ

Every state varies when it comes to defining recyclable materials. Living in NJ means that recycling exists under—and must adhere to—solid waste regulations. Some have an issue with this, since the whole point of recycling is to reuse appropriate materials. Nevertheless, it is important for those who wish to obtain an NJ recycling permit to familiarize themselves with solid waste regulations, which are not the easiest to grasp.

2.    Four Categories of New Jersey Recyclable Materials

Due to the fact that there are so many different types of recyclable materials, the state of NJ has divided each type into a separate category—these include Class A, Class B, Class C and Class D. Recyclable materials in Class A consist of the traditional recyclable materials that are commonly recycled nationwide, including paper, cardboard, plastic, glass and even metal. Approval by the NJDEP is not required to recycle Class A materials. Class B contains construction and demolition materials, such as concrete, leaves and asphalt. Compost is the main material in the the Class C recyclable materials category—this type is usually laid out to compost over a period of time. Class D recyclable materials is full of miscellaneous items like batteries, consumer electronics and oil-based finishes.

3.    NJ Recycling Exemption and Approval

Believe it or not, NJ recycling exemption is free of charge. It only requires an application with some paperwork. Recycling approval costs are another story, though, when it comes to recycling laws in New Jersey. Recycling approval costs can be broken down into a variety of separate charges, including consulting costs, application feeds, annual fees and ongoing fees.

4.    Three Main Ways to Begin Recycling in NJ

Those who are trying to obtain a recycling license, permit or approval in New Jersey can begin recycling the right way by following various types of paths. The NJ recycling exemptions are for specific types of recycling centers and smaller projects. There are also NJ general recycling approvals, which are given to those who want to truly be in the recycling business—no doubt about it. These New Jersey general recycling approvals last for 5 years and can be renewed, altered or sold. Limited recycling approvals are only valid for Class B recyclable materials in NJ and were mainly created for one-time-deal activities. Although this process is easier than most of the others, it still takes up to four months to receive limited approval in the state of NJ.

Trust Cali Carting Inc. to Manage NJ Recycling Areas and Laws

Understanding the NJ recycling laws and recycling areas can be tough. When an individual or business has handled all of that and the process is said and done, contacting a reliable NJ full-service solid and waste company is a smart choice to make, so that they can help out with picking up and sorting through all the recyclable materials for you. Cali Carting Inc., located in Kearny, NJ, provides route services in NJ that involve waste and recycling pickup for NJ businesses with the options of front load, rear load and curbside pickup. Our route services offer cost effective management of popular recyclable items, making the recycling process easy and manageable for business owners in NJ. Contact Cali Carting Inc. by calling 201-991-5400 to inquire about these recycling services today.

Spruce Up Your Community This Spring Cleaning Season

March 19th, 2018 by rosario

 

How to Help Clean Up Your Community this Spring

A clean community free of garbage and waste provides your town with the positive reputation of being a great place to live. The town’s collaborative efforts from both residents and municipal services all add to the heartwarming ambiance that all neighborhoods strive to achieve. Even though yearlong maintenance should be performed and enforced on a regular basis, the first clear weather of spring is a common indication that it’s time to get started on the biggest yearly clean up. The goal not only lies within tidying up your own home, but all around the entire community as well. Through collective action and support, here’s how you can spruce up your community this spring cleaning season!

Join a Town Clean-Up Campaign

One of the best ways to stay involved in your community is to participate in a town clean up campaign. With this type of neighborhood initiative you can focus your efforts on making your town as clean as can be. Unfortunately, garbage and other waste products aren’t always disposed correctly. Waste can get thrown and strewed about in a number of ways, however the cause does not matter in comparison to what must be done. Participating residents will travel throughout the town’s parks, roads, or any designated area to begin their cleanup service. The town may provide a dumpster rental to dispose of the waste you’ve collected during your gracious work. These town gathering go-green activities and initiatives are typically based on volunteering, but it’s quite a rewarding experience to be a part of. Join your friends, family and neighbors to take pride in your town by personally assisting in making it a better place to live.

Keep a Watchful Eye

Aside from keeping an eye out for garbage that didn’t make its way to the proper waste bin, it’s also important to note the town’s infrastructure and occurrences. During your daily travels getting to work, be mindful of any issues you see on the exterior of properties or town owned land. If anything significant is noticed act fast and notify the town or property owner immediately. The following list will describe examples of scenarios to be mindful in assuring the safety and overall cleanliness of your municipality.

  • Condition of Sidewalks
  • Conditions of Other Pavements & Roads
  • Needed Landscape Maintenance
  • Scenarios of Incorrect Waste Disposal
  • Dumpster Enclosures in Need of Being Sealed Off
  • Poor Water Drainage

Outsource To a Waste Management Provider

A beneficial option for town municipalities to utilize is outsourcing their waste management. Opting for these services will allow for a dedicated provider to offer daily route services for efficient disposal of trash and recycling collections for local municipalities. Investing in the services of experienced waste removal and recycling professionals will relieve the concern of garbage buildup and continue to help your town ambitiously lead the way in environmental green initiatives. An outsourced waste management provider will assume your goals as their very own and service your neighborhood with compassionate dedication.

Municipal Waste Management Services in New Jersey

Maintaining the cleanliness of your neighborhood is insurmountably important to current residents, businesses and visitors alike. It’s these large bargaining points that drive people to visit, live in and judge the town they call home or are passing through. Waste-free surroundings will drive visitation rates while assisting with the town’s business altogether – a clean landscape makes way for the assumption of spotless interiors with residents and business owners who show that they care. If your town is searching for ways to improve their waste management, contact the professionals at Cali Carting to get the job done right. Our comprehensive waste management services will keep your town tidied and spruced up for any occasion – even if it’s just enjoying another average day. To learn more about how Cali Carting can assist your municipality, contact us today at 201-991-5400. We look forward