Why Won’t the Trash Hauler Pick Up My Trash?

There’s nothing worse than seeing your waste bins piled high with days-old, stinking trash at your otherwise tidy apartment community, or noticing debris that has made its way out of the bin to the trash enclosure floor. As someone in community management, you know it’s a major dampener on curb appeal and is sure to…

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Our 2022 Giving Recap

Part of our Purpose is to Care for People and Guard the Environment. We see our endeavor to keep communities cleaner and safer as part of that purpose. In addition to our daily services, we also commit to financially support worthy causes chosen by our team throughout the year. We want to highlight the important…

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5 Ways to Reduce Holiday Waste

Winter is coming to Southern California, and while that doesn’t mean much for the temperature, it does mean a major increase in the trash volume. This puts pressure on your trash enclosures and trash haulers. It’s also a risk to the appearance of your community. Missed hauls means overflowing trash left to decay in the…

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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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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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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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What is SB 1383?

What is SB 1383?

By now, you may have heard about SB 1383. Here’s what you need to know: What is it? In 2016, California Governor Jerry Brown announced gas emission reduction targets that aim to reduce the amount of methane produced and provide more food security through Senate Bill 1383. Organic waste (green waste and food waste) is…

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