Hurricane Harvey Donation
Hurricane have recently caused catastrophic damage… In continuing our dedication to our community – and beyond – Nauset Disposal is contributing to the Hurricane Relief efforts by supporting the American Red Cross.
We’re donating the cost of the first month of service for each new year-round residential customer that signs up in September to this organization.
September Giveaway – $25 Gift Card to the knack
10 Green Back to School Tips
Whether it’s work or school, here are some practical ways you can get back to the grind and be a little greener this fall — and all year long.
- Precycle. Cut down on on packaging waste by selecting larger or bulk items instead of individually wrapped foods. For example, cheese sticks, snack packs and individually bagged items like chips and pretzels.
- Shop your local farmers markets! Local food doesn’t have to travel by plane or trucks to get to you, gobbling fossil fuels along the way.
- Ditch the bags. Use reusable containers when packing lunches instead of plastic bags.
- Thirsty? Pack reusable water bottles for lunch instead of plastic disposable bottles.
- Pack a lunch. By packing a whole food lunch in a reusable lunch box, you’ll help reduce the amount of paper bags, food packaging and wasted food you or your child produces.
- Take inventory. Before going out and buying all new school supplies, clothes and backpacks, check out what you already have and buy just what is needed.
- Buy green supplies. Take your child shopping for recycled, renewable school supplies.
- Shop Used. Check out some of Cape Cod’s thrift shops and get your clothing second hand, or organize a clothing swap with family, friends or neighbors.
- Walk, ride or take the bus. If you don’t live close enough to walk to school or work, consider finding a route using the bike path or share a ride with friends!
- Keep it going. These tips are great for kids heading back to school, but making personal choices that embrace a sustainable lifestyle should be in practice all year long.
Lastly, if you’re not recycling at your home, workplace or school, please check out Nauset Disposal’s single stream recycling program. Single stream recycling makes it easy to be green — all recyclable materials can be co-mingled, so there’s no sorting necessary.
Nauset Disposal is once again offering a Christmas Tree Recycling program to our customers this year. If you’re interested in having us pick up your tree after the holidays, please call our office at 508.255.1419 and we will add …Read More
Ben arrived at his office the same time that we arrived for their trash pick up. Ben noticed that it was an unusually heavy trash week with the container overflowing and windblown excess surrounding the container. In Ben’s mind he was going to drop off his bag and then return to the dumpster area to clean up the overflow. In the time that it took Ben to come back downstairs, the can was already emptied and the entire surrounding area was completely clean with no debris to be found and we had already driven off. Ben was “blown away”!
-Ben Caswell, Cape Save