• The Dangers Faced By Sanitation Workers

    Sanitation workers that perform trash removal services for homes and businesses face a host of physical and biological dangers. Some risks are present because of the nature of their jobs, but many are preventable and caused by carelessness on the part of the customers. These risks include: Danger of physical injuries Sanitation workers must lift heavy trash cans on a consistent basis, which may lead to repetitive stress injuries to back, shoulder, and other muscle groups. [Read More]

  • 3 Maintenance Tips For Your SLA Battery

    Sealed lead acid batteries can be useful for many purposes, but they can be a fairly big investment when compared to other types of batteries. To make yours last as long as possible and to get your money's worth out of it, you have to take good care of your SLA battery. Fortunately, following these simple maintenance tips can help you keep your battery in good condition for a long time to come. [Read More]

  • Four Facts You May Not Know About Diesel Fuel

    You know that diesel is used to power semi trucks, some large pickups, and tractors. You probably know that industrial equipment also often relies on this efficient fuel source for heavy machinery. There may be a lot of things you already know about how diesel fuel is used, but there are many fun facts you may have never heard before. Here are four facts you probably do not know about diesel fuel, its history, and how it is used. [Read More]

  • Property Line Debates: Who Is Responsible For Removing A Dead Tree?

    Large trees often tower over more than one property, especially when the tree is planted close to the property line. Unfortunately, this can often result in a heated debate whenever the topic of removing these trees comes up. In many cases, neighbors may struggle to determine who is responsible for paying for the tree removal, and may even argue over whether or not the other neighbor has the right to remove the tree in the first place. [Read More]

  • Learn How To Start Recycling The Right Way

    Recycling is important for the environment. It is far better for society to reuse the items that have already been created than to continue to make more items. Recycling is something that takes proper planning, though. Use the following guide to learn the right way to start recycling. Metal When you want to start recycling metal cans, you need to take the time to rinse them out before you do anything else with them. [Read More]

  • When Smoggy Conditions Prevail What Can You Do?

    Smog is a frequent problem of regions where population is dense, automotive traffic is high, and geographic conditions create conditions where smog develops. These factors, plus weather related situations, could make smog a serious health risk to residents. When smog levels intensify, or are a regular situation, what can you do to help reduce the health risks? What Creates Smog Smog is a common problem addressed by residents in large metropolitan areas and is also referred to as photochemical Smog. [Read More]