A lifestyle of living green is not something that is relegated to only a few people. Today, the vast majority of people are concerned about what they can do to save the environment and they want to make sure that the Knoxville dumpster recycling service they choose is one that also respects the environment.
It is crucial that you look for dumpster companies that take recycling the items they collect seriously. You will need to research the waste management company’s business practices and make sure it is the most efficient method. Fortunately, getting the knowledge you will need to make an educated decision requires only a little effort.
Look for a company that utilizes only single-stream recycling. This practice makes it simple for both the individual as well as the waste management company because all items that can be recycled are placed in one bin. This can save the company transportation costs and you won’t have to worry about separating and sorting all of your items. When the recycling process is made simple, more items will end up being recycled.
Of course, there are other steps that can help you determine if a waste management company is a reputable recycler. You can ask for a tour of the plant which will help you see if items are being processed properly. In addition, if you ask the management to explain how they go through the various processes, you will be able to get an idea of the professionalism of the waste management company. Be sure to check on how items are routed and reclaimed. Ask if they will show you a bale of the final product.
Another important factor in a reputable company is their accreditation and association with professional organizations. These accreditation’s are an excellent way to view how the company is seen by other third parties. A reputable company should also be able to provide performance reports which clearly show their effectiveness.
Lastly, you should ask the management if the company has been investigated or fined for violations of federal law or for breaking government regulations. Often times, these proceedings will be in the public record and there are some states that keep very close track of any environmental proceeding. Having a clean record can be a good indication of a reputable company, especially if there is nothing that has occurred in the past several years.
Recycling should never end up being something that is difficult for the business or the individual. When you do a little research and take some time to tour the facility, you will be better prepared to make a good decision.
Our company is proud to service residents throughout Knoxville and we meet all legal requirements for the recycling of many different types of products. Give us a call and let us answer your questions or schedule a tour of our facility.