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The ADS Green Scene
Welcome to the ADS 'Green Scene', our company blog. Stay up-to-date on the latest and greatest industry and company happenings. You're sure to learn something new every time you stop by.
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February 25, 2019 - 04:09pm
Americans use an average of 700 pounds of paper each year totaling nearly 1 billion trees worth of paper throughout the country. While approximately 65% of paper is recycled, there is still a large portion that is not recycled. In an effort to reduce the amount of paper used each year, American Disposal Services is encouraging all of our customers to switch to paperless billing.
You can enroll in paperless billing using your computer, smart phone, or tablet! Below you will find the instructions:
January 26, 2019 - 06:00am
You’ve cut down on bottled water, switched to reusable food containers, and stopped using body and face scrubs filled with tiny plastic beads, but have you taken a good look at the other not so eco-friendly areas of your life?
Our fashion and technology are riddled with unfriendly items and brands. Some of these can be an easy switch, while a few take some time and a little dough to become fully environmentally friendly.
January 17, 2019 - 02:11pm
My bathroom is overflowing with beauty supplies. Bottles full of hair care products and masks. Draws brimming with makeup and tools. Each with a price attached, in dollars and environmental challenges.
Beauty products are some of the last things we associate with environmental impact. Some brands jump on the bandwagon and do things like stopping animal testing or using only vegan ingredients, but a few of these changes are done specifically to protect the environment. Instead they are done to appeal to a wider, niche market that their consumers seem to care about.
January 09, 2019 - 02:24pm
The kitchen is one of my favorite places, right behind whichever room my gaming system is currently set up in. Cooking and preparing food for family holds a special place in my heart, so my kitchen is typically kept clean and ready to roll.
The more I cook, the more I realize there is a major waste problem surrounding the kitchen and cooking. Everywhere you look there are vegetables wrapped in plastic, to-go containers that can’t be recycled, and an abundance of useless packaging.