When you read the term “hazardous waste,” does it make you think of spent nuclear fuel rods or industrial sludge from a factory? Of course, you don’t need to worry about disposing of those kinds of wastes because they are highly regulated. But believe it or not, you probably have hazardous waste in your home […]
It’s great when individuals and organizations make a concerted effort to recycle. Recycling is a great way to keep our landfills from getting overloaded, protect our valuable air, water and soil, and it helps to preserve the Earth’s natural resources. However, it’s important to know what can and cannot be recycled so valuable materials aren’t […]
What happens when we run out of room for our garbage?
The United States produces more than 30 percent of the planet’s total waste, yet contains only four percent of Earth’s population. In 2014, more than 258 million tons of trash was discarded from American homes, businesses and other institutions. Approximately 65% of that ended up […]
We understand that many people generate additional waste and recycling products during the holiday season, so we’re making it easy for you to clean up! With that in mind, here is the December pickup schedule:
Smithfield (Refuse Pickup)
West Side: Every Monday | 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st
East Side: Every Tuesday | 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Smithfield (Recycling […]
Happy holiday season from Bay Disposal & Recycling!
Each week we bring you tips and tricks for saving the world. This week we’re here to help you safely and responsibly dispose of meat byproducts such as food scraps, bones, bacon grease, and oil/veggies that were cooked with meat. If you haven’t yet cleaned up after […]
Happy Trashgiving 2018!
If you haven’t seen our blog from last year’s turkey day, check it out Here. This year we’re back with more quick tips and tricks to minimize your Thanksgiving footprint.
Ready? Let’s eat.
Shop Local. There are tons of farmers markets in Norfolk, Hampton, and the Peninsula of Virginia—as well as Powell’s […]
Welcome to Bay Disposal & Recycling! Each week we research and serve up to you helpful tips, info, and resources to help you save the world. This week, we’re doing double duty with local organizations and opportunities to make money off the recycling you’re already doing.
Ready? Let’s make a profit.
Recycle Glass for Cash
Glass need […]
We are proud to present … the November pickup schedule 🙂
Welcome back to Boo … ahem, Bay Disposal, and Happy Halloween!
The holidays are almost upon us, and with them come some of the most delicious days of the year … and the greasiest! Turkey, bacon, chicken, all of it generates fat, oil, and grease which must be thrown out somehow. It’s tempting to pour that […]
Welcome back to Bay Disposal & Recycling, where we tackle global change one topic at a time. This week we’re taking a look at local environmental organizations, what they stand for, and how you can get involved—without spending a dime.
Let’s Get Involved.
Bay Disposal provides waste management and recycling services to residential areas as well as […]