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Arbor Day – EcoBrite Services

    Arbor Day is a day set aside for schools, civic clubs, and other organizations, as well as individuals, to reflect on the importance of trees in our state and across our nation. J. Sterling Morton, the father of Arbor Day, initiated the holiday in Nebraska in 1872. He said, “Other holidays repose upon…

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Training – The key for success

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Over the years, EcoBrite Services knows that to succeed at what it does, training is highly needed. Training is the key to success when performing quality work. EcoBrite greatly appreciates the effective training of all its employees resulting in excellent work.   Classroom and field training programs provide not only intensive start-up skills but also…

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Happy Eco Easter – EcoBrite Services

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Easter is just around the corner but we still have time to give you some great tips to make this holiday a little more eco-friendly. Unfortunately, Easter baskets have been traditionally filled with non-recyclable plastic eggs made in China, fake plastic Easter grass, and sugary candy made full of preservatives The Art of Simple website has…

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How to Store Cleaning Supplies Safely – EcoBrite Services

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By /www.merrymaids.com If you’re maintaining a daily housekeeping schedule, you know that the struggle is real when it comes to figuring out where to store your cleaning supplies. To complicate the matter more, you have to worry about safety issues associated with chemicals.<br. If only there were a guide that told you how to store cleaning supplies the…

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Does Antibacterial Gel Work as Well as Washing Your Hands?

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3 Experts Answer the question: Does Antibacterial Gel Work as Well as Washing Your Hands? Dr. Rachel Orscheln, a pediatric infectious disease expert at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis: According to the CDC, “Washing hands with soap and water is the best way to reduce the number of germs on them.” However,…

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The power of recycling

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Recycling is an excellent way of saving energy and conserving the environment. … 1 recycled plastic bottle would save enough energy to power a 60-watt light bulb for 3 hours. 70% less energy is required to recycle paper compared with making it from raw materials. Benefits of recycling Waste that is not separated for recycling is incinerated at the Bellozanne Energy from…

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Is Online Shopping better for the environment?

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Online Shopping is so common nowadays that websites are becoming more modern and updated with this consumption model. However, as you click on “buy”, you might wonder about the environmental impact of online shopping. Is it better to have a truck bring my stuff to me?  Or is it better for me to go to…

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The trash we produce and how to reduce it

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The average American produces more than four pounds of trash every day This article originally appeared on AlterNet. If you’re an average American, you produce 4.4. pounds of trash every single day, significantly more than the global average of 2.6 pounds. In a nation of nearly 324 million people, that amounts to more than 700,000 tons of garbage produced…

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Five tips for a green New Year’s Eve

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Planning to hold a New Year’s Eve Party? The pros come easily: you don’t need to worry about your guests driving late back home, you can wear sweatpants if you want, and people will help you clean up. The cons? Well, the pressure of throwing a party awesome enough to start the new year off with…

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Christmas and holiday traditions

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The year is ending, and we it’s almost Christmas Eve. One of the most festive seasons of the year where we gather friends and family, prepare good food and buy gifts. Every year we repeat these same traditions, but then comes the question: What is the legacy and the real traditions we are leaving for…

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Wrapping gifts with reusable or recyclable material

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Here are 10 ideas for wrapping your gifts with Reusable, Recycled or Recyclable materials in order to Reduce your waste!     Reuse wrapping paper, ribbons, bows.  Even now, if someone gives you a gift in particularly nice paper,  keep it and wrap another gift in it or use it for something crafty. Ribbons and…

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Fall Cleaning Checklist

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One of the most expected seasons of the year is coming… Winter is almost here! Are you ready? Are your house and yard ready for this? Check these great tips for a good Fall Cleaning to make sure you have everything done before Santa comes to town. Wash all windows. Use glass cleaner, or one…

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