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Disposal of Concrete Debris and Recycling

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Feb 1, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published here in July 2015 and has been updated and revised.]

Concrete disposal is difficult work and can even be dangerous because it is heavy and unwieldy. And even transporting concrete debris can be a challenge.

Disposal of concrete debris requires careful planning for proper removal and hauling, but it also provides great opportunities for recycling and reuse.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, Recycling, Landfills, Business Junk Removal, Hazardous Waste, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Winter Getaway Destinations

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Jan 12, 2023 5:23:00 PM

Winter getaway destinations tend to vary from family to family. While one family might love the idea of skiing down a mountain surrounded by snow, another would prefer sitting on a Florida beach.

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Creating Balance In 2023

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Jan 12, 2023 5:15:33 PM

The overriding challenge of achieving any kind of balance in your life starts with your ability to set and maintain reasonable boundaries, and not just in your work life.

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New Year Resolution Do’s and Don’ts

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Dec 14, 2022 7:16:18 PM

In theory, the New Year can be a time to reassess life, make new goals, and take the first steps in living a better life. In reality, the time it takes to create and break a New Year’s Resolution can happen so fast a stopwatch can’t track the time.

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Lesser-Known Winter Holidays

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Dec 14, 2022 6:35:03 PM

While Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanza get all the attention, the Big Three holidays happen to share the winter time with a lot of lesser-known holidays. So in an effort to educate, consider this list of holidays when celebrating during the month of December.

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How To Navigate Black Friday

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Nov 20, 2022 9:51:47 PM

Once upon a time there was Black Friday, where people still loaded up on Thanksgiving turkey and pie lined up outside malls and stores in the Friday pre-dawn hours, shotgunned a mug of black coffee for energy and consciousness, and prepared to fight other customers for a new television.

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Ways to Give Back

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Nov 20, 2022 9:42:10 PM

The holiday season has arrived, which means the calls for community service that occur all year will get an additional boost in power from the oncoming Season of Giving.

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Cold Weather Tips and Tricks

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Nov 7, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article first appeared here in February 2020 and has been revised and updated.]


Surviving the cold weather no longer requires dangerous and difficult tasks like hunting mammoths, bundling up in furs, or trekking through snow to get firewood.

And while warm clothes and ready access to firewood can still be helpful, the best way to deal with cold weather starts with some self-care.

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Topics: winterizing, preparing for winter, weatherproofing, home winterizing, safety tips, helpful tips

National Bullying Prevention Month

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Oct 16, 2022 6:40:52 PM

In addition to being the month of Halloween and the last month of sanity before the holiday rush arrives on November 1, October also serves as National Bullying Prevention Month. With that in mind, here are some tips on how to practice and observe anti-bullying methods in your classroom, office, or home.

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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Oct 16, 2022 6:29:20 PM

Everyone loves a good scare on Halloween, but not when it comes to the safety of those little trick-or-treaters. Fortunately, there are lots of easy things parents and kids can do to stay safe on the spookiest of holidays. Here is our annual list of Halloween safety tips, presented in a “Do and Don’t” format:

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