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Cheers To A New Year’s Resolution That Will Stick

Posted on Thursday, January 04, 2018
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

It’s that time of year again.  We just finished up the season of overindulgence and we are prepared to make extraordinary alterations to our daily routines that are going to change our lives forever!  This is the year we will lose weight, save money, eat healthy, drink less, maybe a career change or a commitment to be nicer to everyone we encounter.  The possibilities...

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Tagged:Recycle, Recycling, Sustainability, Landfills, Environment, Trash, Garbage, Organic, Evironmental Responsibility, Planet, Kids, Plastic Bags, Holidays, New Year, Resolutions, paper towels, reduce reuse recycle, reusable bags, meat, Water


Make Your Turkey Green This Thanksgiving

Posted on Friday, November 10, 2017
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

“I want that, I want that, I want that,” is the continuous chant heard loudly from tiny voices and whispered secretly from adult voices during the holiday season as advertisements bombard us with all our projected wants and needs throughout the coming weeks. But before we hop into the gift giving and receiving holiday mode, let’s concentrate on Turkey Day and remember to...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Sustainability, Giving, Environment, Organic, Food scraps, Organic waste, Earth, Planet, Carbon Footprint, Kids, Children, Holidays, Thanksgiving


Go Green This Halloween

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

Most of us can’t resist indulging in the celebration of Halloween.  It’s the night of the year where we excitedly combine fright with fun.  However, modern day Halloween has become a nightmare on our health, our teeth and our environment when you factor in the copious amounts of sugar, the array of packaging surrounding that candy and the toxic decorations and costumes...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Sustainability, Community, Landfills, Solid Waste, Organic, Earth, Carbon Footprint, Energy Consumption, Kids, Children, Reuse, Holidays, Lights, Decorations


Back to School: Children Are Our Green Future

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

The crowd cheers, players celebrate and both sides of the little league field grab water bottles to rehydrate after an exhilarating but exhausting game.  And more often than we’d like to admit, these bottles end up in the trash.  What’s the problem with that you wonder?  We are raising considerate children who don’t even think about littering our grounds!...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Education, School, Sustainability, Environment, Solid Waste, Trash, Composting, Organic, Evironmental Responsibility, Earth, Plastic Bottles, Kids, Children, Reuse, MRF, Earth Day, Green Schools


The Beauty of a Landfill

Posted on Thursday, October 20, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category  |  Recycling

The sun is beating down on the mound of a newly constructed baseball field as the pitcher winds up to throw his fastball to the batter who has spent hours swinging the bat preparing for this pitch.  In the distance, children are running around a track, pumping their legs on the swings of a playset and climbing rock walls to reach the top of an 8ft slide.  Adults and children alike...

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Tagged:Green, Recycle, Recycling, Sustainability, Giving, Community, Giving Back, Donation, Landfills, Environment, Solid Waste, Trash, Garbage, Compost, Organic, Biosolids, Organic waste, Evironmental Responsibility, Earth, Planet, Carbon Footprint, Energy Consumption, Kids, Children, dumps, recreation, parks, picnic, wildlife, baseball


Five Fun Spring Yard and Garden Prep Tasks to Get the Kids Outside

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

A profound quote from Canadian poet and novelist, Margaret Atwood expresses, "In the spring, at the end of the day, you should smell like dirt." Celebrated American author and poet, Henry David Thoreau – when penning his wonders of spring – eloquently affirmed, “So mild the air a pleasure 'twas to breathe, for what seems heaven above was earth beneath.” For those who...

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Tagged:Green, Environment, Compost, Composting, Organic, Weather, Earth, Planet, Kids, Children, Spring, Yard, Garden, Pruning, Plants


Why Indoor Bulk Commercial Compost Yields a Better Product that is Better for the Environment

Posted on Tuesday, January 26, 2016
By: J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Categories: Main Category

The process of commercial composting produces a variety of undesirable byproducts unless facilitated responsibly in a state-of-the-art indoor facility.By now, most of us have a good grasp on the features, benefits and methods of composting our own food scraps and yard waste at home. It is an environmentally-responsible behavior that provides a useful product for our gardens, and is a great...

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Tagged:Green, Sustainability, Compost, Composting, Organic, Wastewater, Biosolids, Compostable, Food scraps, Organic waste, Grass clippings

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