Renovating your home can create a lot of waste, especially if you end up with perfectly usable leftovers like half cans of paint or individual pieces of lumber. If you want to do your part for the environment and make sure these materials get reused instead of dumped in a landfill, you can take a few different steps to ensure everything that can be used is used.
Talk To Your Dumpster Rental Company About Recycling Options
If you've been tasked with the unpleasant job of sorting through a relative's or loved one's hoard-filled home, your first instinct may simply be to rent as many dumpsters as necessary and shovel the home's entire contents into them. However, doing this could subject you to stiff fines and penalties if it's later discovered that medical waste was included in this trash rather than being disposed of separately and in accordance with federal health and safety laws.