Jessica Ramirez

R3 Award: Jessica Ramirez

The 2018 February R3 Excellence Award goes to Jessica, one of our Accounting Representatives. Jessica joined Strategic 3 years ago. In the time she has been with us Jessica has proven herself to be an excellent employee. She is Respectful, Reliable, and Responsible in the office. Her co-workers who enjoy the little ways that she…

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The Rise of Midrise Apartments

The housing market across Southern California is rapidly changing. The State of California reported that: Homeownership rates are at their lowest since the 1940s One in three renters in California spend more than 50% of their income on rent California’s housing crisis has the greatest impact on highly populated and coastal areas. One way cities…

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How to Save Money on Trash

Apartment and HOA managers may be able to save money on trash by better understanding their community’s needs and the services their trash hauler provides. Here are four ways your community may save money on trash. 1. Check your bill for services provided. Understanding your bill is the first step in saving money. Trash haulers…

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How to be Ready for Holiday Trash

The words “stuffed” and “overwhelmed” don’t just apply to holiday feasts and stress during the holidays. For Apartment and HOA communities, trash and recycle bins are often overflowing with the mess of the busy holiday season. The two main factors that lead to the problem of holiday trash are: trash haulers take the day off…

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What Your Trash Hauler Won’t Pick Up

As you have undoubtedly noticed, there are many types of items that your trash hauler won’t pick up. This is usually due to the size/weight of the items or recycling and disposal regulations. These items include: E-waste Car parts including tires and car batteries Household chemicals such as leftover paint, oil, and cleaning products Large…

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Ismael Figueroa

R3 Award: Ismael Figueroa

The 2017 December R3 Excellence Award goes to Ismael, one of our General Servicemen. Ismael joined us this summer in July after looking for a job that offered him freedom and room to grow. In the short time he has been with us Ismael has proven himself to be an excellent employee. He is Respectful,…

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Improving the Recycling Program at Your Apartment or HOA

Effective Recycling Programs Apartment and HOA communities with strong recycling programs are committed to reducing and diverting the volume of recyclable waste taken to landfills. Communities can improve their recycling program by implementing the three keys to effective recycling programs: Commitment to the environment Clear communication Community cooperation In communities with effective recycling programs, the…

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Types of Waste Generated by Apartments & HOAs

When managing an Apartment or HOA it’s valuable  to understand the different types of waste that your community produces. Understanding different types of waste will help you deal more effectively with vendors and stay in compliance with local, state and federal waste regulations. Common Types of Waste The most common types of waste generated by…

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Solving Apartment & HOA Trash Problems

Are bins in your apartment or HOA constantly overflowing with smelly waste? Do you find that enclosures are unsightly? Do large items, like old furniture, clutter resident enclosures? Do you wonder why your trash bills are so high? Chances are your current trash service doesn’t fit your community’s needs. Trash problems can plague a community…

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