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These days, there’s a lot of talk about going green—and for good reason. Conserving resources and reducing our carbon footprint is more crucial than ever! 

If we want to save our planet, we should start with our trash bins. Did you know that proper waste disposal is one of the most important parts of staying sustainable? Sure, we all know that we should be sorting it. The problem is, not all waste management companies actually transport it to the proper sites. 

Since proper waste disposal is one of the most effective ways to save our planet, why not change the way we go about it instead of wreaking havoc? Three simple steps can create the change Mother Nature needs to succeed. 

Choose a Waste Management Company That Cares 

Do Your Research Before You Decide

When it comes to choosing a company to take care of your waste, it’s important to make sure that they care where it goes. Don’t just go with the first company you see! Do your research and ask about their practices before making a decision.

Leave Your Waste to Western Elite

For those that live in Nevada, Western Elite is a prime choice for our planet. We take great pride in our work and always go the extra mile to ensure we treat the environment right. Our prices are competitive and—not to brag, but we are one of the biggest recyclers in the state!

Rent the Right Garbage Bins

Choose Bins Based on Your Behavior

Depending on what you tend to throw away and in what amount, you should get a certain type of container. When you choose the right bins, you will:

  • Minimize your spending
  • Maximize your use of space
  • Send your waste to the right place

If you are not sure, simply consult your waste management company. Small changes can go a long way in keeping your home and home planet clean!

Make Sure it is Sent to a Sorting Facility

Putting a permanent recycling bin on your property is one of the best ways to go green. If you really want to make an impact, though, you should ensure all your garbage is sent to a specialized sorting facility! This will significantly reduce the amount that is sent to landfills and left to emit harmful compounds into our atmosphere. At Western Elite, we always do this so you can breathe easily.

Use Your Bins Correctly

Sort What You Throw Out

Getting the right garbage bins isn’t enough— To truly go green, you should make sure to use them the right way, too. Throwing trash out mindlessly might be easy for you, but someone has to sort it! Instead of creating more work for your waste management company (if you opted for a company that cares, that is), why not keep your costs low and support these unsung heroes by doing your part in proper disposal?

Close Your Lid Tightly Every Time

Do you leave your lid cracked open? While this may seem like a minor mistake, it can actually cause a lot of damage! Open bins attract hungry animals who can then scatter trash around your community. Not only is this an eyesore but it can also: 

  • Attract pests
  • Put your family and native wildlife in danger
  • Prevent it from ever getting to the proper site

Take the time to close your lid, and you’ll help keep your community clean and natural neighbors safe.

When it Comes to Trash, Western Elite Has Your Back.

Go green with your garbage, and you will have a cleaner environment (and conscience) for years to come. Western Elite is here to help you stay sustainable every step of the way. Now, get out there and start saving trees every time you take out the trash!