Paul Zambrotta, Mr. T Carting Safety Officer This is an incredibly important issue, and we’re going to cut right to the chase: Please do not throw out batteries in the trash or in your recycling. This includes cell phones, laptops, car batteries and rechargeable Christmas electronic toys. Instead, bring them back to the retailer youread more
Adam Mitchell, Mr. T Carting Resource Manager Wish-cycling e.g. aspirational recycling def. “The act of putting a non-recyclable material in the recycling bin because ‘it feels like it should be recyclable.’” Example: “I’ve been putting plastic bags in my recycling because they’re made of plastic, and all plastic should be recyclable, right?” America lacks aread more
Mr. T Carting Corp. is pleased to announce our zero waste tool: Recycle it Right! Recycle it Right is designed to guide users on how to properly dispose of well…anything. Simply type in the name of the item you’re trying to dispose of, and the tool will provide you with instructions on how to safely,read more
Paul Zambrotta, Mr. T Carting Safety Officer Sudden cardiac arrest is a public health crisis. The Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation reported that in the United States, in 2020, there were 356,361 out-of-hospital cardiac arrests (OHCA). For adults, cardiac arrests mainly occur in the home (nearly 70%), approximately 19% occur in public, and about 11% occurread more
Why do commercial businesses in Brooklyn, Queens and Lower Manhattan start food waste diversion programs?
Adam Mitchell, Mr. T Carting Resource Manager Mr. T Carting has been collecting food waste for composting and anaerobic digestion since 2003. Each year, our customers in Western Queens, Lower Manhattan and Northern Brooklyn divert over 8,000 tons of organic material from their trash. Some of these customers have achieved Zero Waste by diverting 90%read more
From Notes on the Board to Computers in the Truck Nathan Frank, Technology Officer, Mr. T Carting When I started driving for Mr. T Carting in the 1990’s, I didn’t have a route sheet listing what I was supposed to pick up before a shift. Rather, I was required to learn the route and allread more
Paul Zambrotta, Mr. T Carting Safety Officer Before COVID, there were roughly 108,000 business receiving private waste and recycling collection services in New York City. In most waste markets in the U.S., that many active customers would translate into a lot of dumpsters placed across a city. But in New York City’s densely populated fiveread more