3 Questions About the Future of Business Waste & Recycling in 2023

3 Questions About the Future of Waste & Recycling

– Feb. 16, 2023 –   These days, every industry is full of unexpected turns. But, with new federal/state/local regulations and growing customer demands, how does one expect to keep tabs on it all while maintaining a profitable business?   Want to know something? Waste secretly runs our businesses – and partnering with a reputable…

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Have Your Business Back-to-School Ready with Less Waste in Tow

Originally published on Aug. 11, 2021. Repurposed on Aug. 8, 2023. The back-to-school season has arrived, and for many businesses, this is an incredibly hectic time. Parents and teachers are trying to decide what is essential for students as the new year begins. While learners and educators prime themselves to snap up supplies and go…

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Seat Belt Pre-Tensioner Recycling

seat belt pre-tensioner

Automotive safety advances like airbags and seat belt pre-tensioners help to prevent injury caused by passenger impact with objects in the car, such as the steering wheel. Pre-tensioners have proven to be life saving. One NHTSA crash study found that belts equipped with pre-tensioners and load limiters reduce the fatality risk by 12.8 percent. Almost…

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Recycling TPMS

TPMS Recycling

Riding the road for thousands of miles, Tire Pressure Monitoring Sensors (TPMS) provide valuable safety information for drivers. In fact, an estimated 180 lives are saved by this technology each year, according the NHTSA. Installed on every tire, TPMS measure tire pressure and send a signal illuminating a warning lamp on the dashboard when tire…

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4 Reasons to Recycle Airbags

airbag recycling

With the increasing airbag recall expansion, dealerships are turning to sustainable management of defective airbags. An airbag recycling program offers multiple benefits for businesses and the environment alike. Here are the top 4 reasons to recycle airbags at end-of-life. 1: Decreased Liability Individual dealerships and collision centers face potentially devastating liability issues if recalled airbags are not…

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Changes in Used Oil Filter Recycling

used oil filter recycling, regulations

In the automotive industry, products are continuously evolving and improving. Automakers release updated models every year with the latest advancements in technology and engineering. As the classic muscle cars of the 60’s evolved into the sleek, high-tech vehicles of today one constant remained relatively unchanged over the decades — metal encased oil filters. Filter media…

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Recycling Recalled Airbags

Recalled airbags recycling

A May expansion of the Takata airbag recall by The United States Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) called for an additional recall of 35 to 40 million airbags. Including the previously recalled 28.8 million airbags, the total recall is now estimated at more than 60 million airbags. Responsibility (and liability) to…

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Do Hybrids Lead To Better Automotive Recycling Rates?

hybrid automotive recycling

Have you ever wondered what happens to a car when it has reached the end of its life? How much of a car can be recycled? What about hybrid or electric vehicles? Do hybrid car batteries have to be recycled differently than traditional batteries? How robust is the automotive recycling market? Let’s take a look…

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