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When in Doubt, Don’t Throw it Out!

When in Doubt, Don’t Throw it Out!

Spring is here and a lot of you are doing your annual cleaning routine. When cleaning, it is important to take into account the environment. Household items that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable, or relative ingredients can harm the environment if they are not disposed of properly. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) deems these items to be household hazardous waste (HHW). Here is a list of items that you should take special precaution with when disposing: Paint Batteries Cleaners Oils…

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Mold Detection & Prevention

Mold Detection & Prevention

What is mold? Mold is a fungus with over 1000 different varieties identified in the south. Mold requires moisture, heat and organic materials to grow. Molds also digest or “eat” the material they are growing on. The role of mold is to break down decaying organic matter such as dead plants, leaves or dead animals. Mold does not survive in high heat or sunlight. Buildings can host a variety of fungi and bacteria as a result of faulty building construction…

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