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A Closer Look At The Management Of Hazardous Waste In The United States

The transport of hazardous waste and other such materials is nothing if not necessary here in the United States. After all, we produce it and once we’re done using it, it has to go somewhere. Most of this hazardous waste is made up of products like gasoline and other flammable liquids, materials that actually account for as much as 85% of the hazardous waste (by weight) transported all throughout this country. However, of course, there are many other types of hazardous waste out there, and many professionals that are trained to move it to its final destination.

So how exactly are hazardous waste and other such hazardous materials moved? While there are a number of different methods for the transport of these hazardous products, it is typically done by truck. In fact, very nearly 95% (around 94%, to be more exact) of all hazmat shipments are conducted via truck on a daily basis. Each and every year, a total of 11 billion tons of freight are transported by truck just throughout the (more…)

Dec 06 2018

Exterior Cleanliness Is Just As Important As Interior Cleanliness Attracting Visitors With A Clean Parking Lot

Cleanliness is necessary for success. Businesses know it, establishments know it.

When your parking lot is covered in litter and debris it sends the wrong message to your customers. A first impression is formed in a matter of seconds, making every little bit you do and don’t do go a long way. Parking lot sweeping services can be called upon multiple times per month to keep your front lawn, sidewalk, and parking lot spotless. Not only is this good for business, it’s good for people’s health. Clean environments are more than just checking off an obligation on your chore list.

It’s a way to make sure everyone’s feeling good, at the end of the day.

The street sweeper is a common sight in city environments. That wasn’t always the case. C.S. Bishop would invent and patent the first street sweeping machine in the late 1840′s, literally and figuratively paving the way for more routine cleaning services. Machines for clearing up debris in the street (more…)

Dec 05 2018

Container Trucking Companies From Food Storage to Distribution

The trucking industry is essential in order to transport consumer products and foodstuffs throughout Canada. Statistics from 2012, for instance, indicate that 90% of these items were transported by truck. It’s also important to note that the Canadian Trucking Alliance reported that this industry employs more than 400,000 workers, over 260,000 of which are drivers. Furthermore, the industry’s overall value exceeds $65 billion.

Positive Trade Relations Between Canada and the United States

Canada and the United States have experienced an ongoing positive trade relationship. It’s interesting to note that the United States continues to be Canada’s largest partner in this regard. According to 2012 statistics, nearly 66% of Canada’s overall trade value is due to its relationship with the United States.

In addition to being instrumental with transporting goods within Canada, the trucking industry facilitates shipments between Canada and the United States. Roughly 66% of the (more…)

Dec 04 2018

A Look At The Necessities Of Decoration For Any Large Event

From a wedding to a large business meeting to a quince to a birthday party, there are so many large events that go on in the world. In fact, there are more than 44,000 weddings alone each and every weekend here in the United States, adding up to nearly two and a half billion weddings over the course of a single year. Conferences are also incredibly popular, with more than 62% of all current event organizers who are currently working in the field working for conferences at some point in time, if not with relative frequency. Aside from conferences, corporate functions are also incredibly popular, making up the second most popular type of event planning, something that is backed up by data that shows that more than 61% of all event planners will work on corporate events.

Of course, however, weddings are incredibly popular to plan – and incredibly lucrative, as the average wedding held here in the United States will now cost more than $35,000 by the end of the day, a sum of money that (more…)

Dec 04 2018

How You Might Be Losing Money Through Your Windows – And How You Can Stop It

Being a home owner involves a lot of responsibilities when it comes to the upkeep of the home, from caring for the interior of the home to the siding to, of course, the roof. All too often, however, home owners here in the United States forget about their windows and doors. This can end up costing them a lot of money in the long run, as windows and doors alone result in a great amount of heat loss. And when there is that level of heat loss, especially during the winter months, your energy bills will go up, as your heating systems will need to overcompensate to keep your home at the desired temperature.

Fortunately, however, there are a number of ways to reduce this energy loss and improve your monthly savings – and these methods are likely not nearly as drastic as you think. In fact, simply using window tint to decorate windows can make a huge difference in your energy savings. In addition to this, using window tint to decorate windows can have a number of benefits for your health (more…)

Dec 04 2018