Go Green: How It Works for Homes and Businesses

Written by Sam Marquit Being a commercial contractor allows me to work with a ton of business owners. I always suggest green materials and building practices to allow them to save money but also to reduce their carbon footprint. Did you know that the latest numbers show the green materials marketplace is at $116 billion in 2013? This number is projected to grow up to $254 billion in 2020. As many businesses have been changing their policy towards recycling and {Read More}

How to Dispose of a CFL?

Q: How can I safely dispose of a CFL bulb?   Compact fluorescent light (CFL) bulbs are fantastic energy savers but they contain up to 5 milligrams of mercury, which is hazardous to the environment if improperly discarded. Here are ways to safely dispose of CFL bulbs. Several big retailers offer CFL bulbs disposal programs Home Depot. Consumer CFL recycling program has been offered since 2008. Simply take your used, unbroken CFLs bulbs, place them in a plastic bag and {Read More}