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  • Should You Receive HAZWOPER Training?

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, has put standards in place for people who work around hazardous materials. These standards are commonly referred to under one title, HAZWOPER, which stands for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response. Being trained in HAZWOPER standards can help you to handle and dispose of dangerous materials in a way that is safe and allows you help your employer avoid fines for OSHA violations. However, you may not know if you are in a job or field where this kind of training would be valuable.
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  • Top 4 Methods for Removing Mice From Your Garage

    According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), mice and other rodents have the potential to transmit such illnesses as hemorrhagic fever, salmonellosis, and even the plague. If you spot mice running around in your garage, it is best to take immediate action to remove them in order to protect your family's health. There are a few methods you can use to accomplish this task. Adopt an Outdoor Cat Cats love to hunt and there is a reason why farmers and horse owners often have barn cats.
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  • 5 Reasons To Recycle Aluminum Cans Even If You Don't Need The Cash

    Aluminum recycling is heavily promoted in communities and encouraged by scrap yard owners. Nevertheless, some individuals feel like it's too big of a chore to bother. Especially in rural areas with no municipal garbage pickup, it may seem easier to throw aluminum cans in the trash compared with sorting them and hauling them to the town recycling center or independent companies, such as Cen-Tex Scrap & Metal Inc. You may figure it's simply not worth the cash you get for the effort.
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  • Should You Recycle Glass Containers? Let The Facts Guide Your Choice

    It can be tempting to just throw everything in your trash can and be done with it. However, if you set up a simple sorting station in your home, you can make a huge impact on the environment. Most people know that it is beneficial to recycle plastic; however, many individuals do not know the benefits of recycling glass. Before you go and throw that glass food container in the trash, think about these three amazing benefits of recycling glass: 
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  • Nuclear Fallout: Five Survival Tips

    Post-apocalyptic movies and terrifying nuclear plant meltdowns are bringing awareness to the dangers of nuclear radiation. Although unlikely to occur, most states and cities have a plan in place for dealing with nuclear fallout. If you are worried about the possibility of a nuclear fallout, the best thing you can do is be prepared. By being prepared, you will have the necessary supplies on hand to shield yourself and your family.
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  • Three Tips To Prevent A Partially Full Propane Tank From Tumbling Around In Your Car

    Lugging a heavy propane tank that you got in a tank exchange into your car will probably be difficult because of its unfamiliar shape. Getting an exchange tank is also a problem because most vendors won't completely fill them up; this means that while the tank is heavy enough to be dangerous, its center of gravity is out of whack enough to cause it to tumble everywhere. To prevent your partially full propane tank from tumbling around in your car and damaging both itself and the floor of your trunk, follow these three tips.
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  • Three of the Most Common Mistakes When Shipping Hazardous Materials

    If your company is responsible for shipping materials that may be hazardous, there's a good chance you're aware of all the regulations and restrictions that go along with this process. It can be incredibly confusing to sort out all the specifics. Unfortunately, it's easy to make a mistake. Here's a look at two of the most common mistakes companies make when shipping hazardous materials and what you can do to avoid them.
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  • First Time With Propane Fuel? Here's How To Ease The Transition

    If you're moving to a rural location, it may surprise you to learn that your home uses propane fuel because it has no access to piped natural gas. This is quite common, but it may take some getting used to on your part. Here are some tips for easing the transition to propane. Propane as a Fuel Source Propane can be an efficient and easy source of fuel. How much you use depends first of all on the number of appliances in your home that run on propane.
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  • How You Can Determine What Your Metal Is Worth

    When it comes to determining the value of a piece of scrap metal, there are a lot of factors involved. There are trends that need to be followed if you are interested in finding out what the price of your metal is worth. A lot goes into determining what the latest trends are and it happens on a much larger scale than you may be aware of. There are both international and domestic markets that are taken into consideration when determining prices.
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  • How Light Bulbs Can Keep You Connected

    You pride yourself on being tech savvy. Your smartphone takes pictures, connects you with the Internet and even has an app to unlock the front door.  However, if you're not taking advantage of all the technology light bulbs have to offer, you're missing out. As someone who likes to stay ahead of the technology curve, you won't want to overlook these multipurpose LED light bulbs any longer. Who knew light bulbs could simplify your life and make you the envy of your friends?
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