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What Happens When You Throw Away Plastic?

You may not think twice when you toss a plastic bottle into the nearest dumpster in Chicago. In this video, however, you will take an in-depth look at what happens when you throw away plastic. Since ...
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What You Should Know About Construction and Demolition Recycling

The processes of constructing or demolishing a building can generate significant amounts of waste and debris. Before you embark on a demolition project, you will need to have a detailed waste ...
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Brackenbox: What Sets Us Apart

If you are seeking top rated waste management services in the Chicago area, be sure to get in touch with the team at Brackenbox. Our founder, Jim Bracken, is committed to providing all of our ...
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A Look at Demolition Project Safety

A demolition project can be dangerous if anyone on the site fails to follow the proper protocol, but advanced planning can help to ensure that everyone is prepared. You should also look into dumpster ...
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Making Brackenbox Part of Your Emergency Response Plan

Every business should have a viable and efficient waste management plan, but sometimes you might run into emergencies that you didn’t anticipate. When this is the case, it helps to have a waste ...
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What Happens to Recycled Bricks

Your waste management plan should take the environment into consideration, which means it should involve as much recycling as possible. You can even recycle bricks, which is how a lot of our homes are ...
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Selecting the Right Demolition Contractor

Whether you have plans to build a new commercial property on an existing site, or you are gearing up for major renovations to your home, a demolition contractor can help you safely complete the ...
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Keeping Wood Pallets Out of Landfills

Wood pallets are large, wooden boxes that are used for shipping and freight. Rather than placing your extra wood pallets in the dumpster, you may want to consider recycling them. In this video, you ...
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Planning a Green Construction Site

It is important to be conscious of the environment, whether you are considering building a home or you are in the construction business. As you prepare for your next construction or demolition ...
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Reasons to Choose Demolition Instead of Renovation

Whether you have a residential or commercial property that needs fixing up, you will have many decisions to make. The first decision you’ll have to make before anything else is whether you are ...
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Trust Brackenbox in an Emergency

There are times when homeowners and commercial property owners need emergency services and dumpster rentals serving Chicago. Disaster has struck, possibly in the form of a storm, fire, or earthquake. ...
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Where Metals Come From

As you can see in the video, metal recycling near Chicago is a much-needed practice in waste management. Metal recycling can cut levels of carbon dioxide significantly, as well as positively affect ...
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Recovering After a Natural Disaster Strikes

When disaster strikes a home and community, the recovery process can be heartbreaking, at times. From dumpster rentals to excavations serving Chicago, homeowners need to perform many steps before life ...
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How to Clean Up After a Summer Storm

Summertime often means swimming, camping, picnics, and other activities that make the most of the pleasant weather. Unfortunately, warm temperatures can also bring summer storms that may leave your ...
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Damage Caused by Tornadoes

If you live in an area that experiences tornadoes, your commercial property in Chicago might be at risk for damage. After a tornado, you should consult with an experienced waste management company ...
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The Dangers of Asbestos

Asbestos was once found in a variety of materials that were regularly used in home construction. Today we know the dangers of asbestos, but that wasn’t always the case. If you are going to be ...
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