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Cardboard Collection from Businesses

Waste Connections Memphis offers businesses dedicated containers for cardboard recycling and they also collect bundled old corrugated cardboard (OCC) in nine communities in Tennessee and four communities in Mississippi. 

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Memphis Dumpster Rental from Waste Connections

Fall is the perfect time to tackle those large home projects or just clean out the garage, let Waste Connections Memphis help you keep your project orderly, clean, and safe.

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Styrofoam Not Recyclable at Waste Connections Memphis

Are Styrofoam cups, plates, and bowls recyclable? Not in this market, so please place Styrofoam items in the trash cart.

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Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on April 29

Accidental exposure to medications can be a problem in the United States and it’s often in homes with young children, so it’s important to dispose of expired and old medications in the home as they present an unnecessary health risk.

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Recycling Rates Increase with Curbside Service

Today, it’s estimated that more than 90 percent of the country has access to some type of recycling program and each American keeps more than 1.5 pounds of recyclables out of the landfill each day. Those encouraging numbers are driven by environmental concerns and, as importantly, the presence of curbside recycling programs.

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Recycling Empty Aerosol Cans

Aerosol cans are fairly simple – the can is made of steel or aluminum and contains a product – like hair spray, shaving cream, or paint - to be dispensed.

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Recycling Cartons

One of the more common residential waste items placed in the trash rather than the recycling container is the carton. Juice cartons, soup cartons and many others often wind up in the landfill when they could be sent to a paper mill and recycled into new paper products.

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Memphis Habitat for Humanity ReStore

Waste Connections of Memphis encourages residents and businesses to donate to the Memphis Habitat for Humanity Restore.  It’s a way to make a real contribution to the community, help the environment and get some much-needed tax relief.

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Take Charge of Your Bill Paying – Go Online

Most of us are on the lookout for ways to cut the amount of time we spend on mundane chores. Waste Connections of Tennessee-Memphis is proud to offer Online Bill Pay, freeing up your time for more important things.  With an automatic payment plan, the monthly bill is recurrently charged to your credit card or debited from your checking account on a pre-set date every month without you having to do a thing. Not only can you have your bills delivered electronically, you can pay them online without paying a penny for stamps or envelopes. We provide it FREE to our valuable customers.

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Helping Communities Increase Recycling Efforts

As a waste disposal company that believes in corporate sustainability, Waste Connections Memphis works hard with residents, businesses, and governments at the local and state levels to help increase recycling efforts.  Our policy of corporate sustainability is something we take great pride in.  We are honored to be recognized as a partner with DeSoto County’s (Mississippi) recycling efforts.

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Visit the News section often to learn more about the many environmentally conscious and civics-oriented efforts Waste Connections of TN supports in the greater Memphis area. We will also provide service updates, Memphis recycling and waste disposal tips and informative articles on how you can support our efforts to keep Metro Memphis safe and clean.

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