Packages Piling Up? Prepare For Black Friday

Between Black Friday, Small Business Saturday and Cyber Monday, Thanksgiving weekend in the U.S. is chockful of deals. Each year, it seems that businesses begin advertising further out from that weekend than the year before. But what is the deal, exactly? The Facts Black Friday has a long history in the United States. As early…

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R3 Award: Patrick Sulli

For the first time in our history, Strategic is awarding two members who have gone above and beyond in embodying our values during the month of November. Click here to see Fernando Solano’s November R3 award. The 2022 November R3 Excellence Award goes to Patrick Sulli. Despite only being with us since June of this…

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R3 Award: Fernando Solano

For the first time in our history, Strategic is awarding two members who have gone above and beyond in embodying our values during the month of November. Click here to see Patrick Sulli’s November R3 award. The 2022 November R3 Excellence Award goes to Fernando Solano. Fernando has been with us since April 2021. He…

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EEP! Don’t Let Pumpkins Haunt Your Community

EEP! Don’t Let Pumpkins Haunt Your Community

Don’t worry, we’re not screaming about any jump-scares. The scariest thing about Halloween isn’t the horror movies, the decorations, or even the haunting SoCal heat. No, true fear may be found in the humble pumpkin. What, So Jack-o’-Lanterns Are Scary Now? Not quite. The truth is that pumpkins are a huge contributor to both Halloween…

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Fire Inspector?

What Should I Do if the Fire Inspector is Coming?

The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has specific requirements for the “construction, installation and maintenance of waste and recyclables storage rooms, containers, handling systems, incinerators, compactors and linen and laundry handling systems.” For community management, this means that trash rooms and trash chutes have to meet those requirements. One requirement is having chutes inspected and…

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SB1383 Update: AB1985 Delays Organic Waste Compliance Fees

SB1383 Update: AB1985 Delays Organic Waste Compliance Fees

You heard from us on SB1383. Here’s the latest and how it affects your trash-management: Recap – SB1383 Announced in 2016, Senate Bill 1383 is a part of California’s broader effort to protect the environment in recent legislature. This bill, passed by former Governor Jerry Brown, sought to update how California residents organize their organic…

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Koenig Knapp

R3 Award: Koenig Knapp

The 2022 September R3 Excellence Award goes to Koenig Knapp. Koen has been with us since July 2021. He displays the compassion and respect encouraged in Strategic employees. Koen’s fun personality and drive for results has earned him praise amongst his supervisors and our customers. Praise for Koen “He’s a team player and is super…

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Recycling 101: What Goes Where?

Recycling 101: What Goes Where?

It’s Recycling Awareness Week! This week, and every week, we want to encourage responsible waste disposal at apartments and HOAs. Determining what items go into the recycling bins can be confusing, and we want to give property owners, community managers, vendors or residents some clarity about recyclable items. We’ve created a simple guide to help.…

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The Benefits of Using a Tech-enabled Trash Vendor

The Benefits of Using a Tech-enabled Trash Vendor

From work to entertainment, exercise to food, travel to home living, technology has become a part of our daily lives. The internet, applications, and software, bring services and goods right to our doorstep and make information more readily available than ever. But when it comes to the trash service industry, technology has yet to find…

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