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Things are always changing and improving so we frequently publish useful articles in this section. Here you can learn more about what you can do to help support Novak Sanitary Services in our unending mission to keep the greater Sioux Falls region clean and pristine.

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FoodKeeper App Notifies You Before Your Food Spoils!

Wasted food--it drives us crazy and drains our dollars.  According to the EPA, the United States disposed of more than 35 million tons of food in 2013, with 95 percent ending up in landfills or combustion facilities. Once in landfills, food breaks down to produce methane, a potent greenhouse gas which contributes to climate change. One big reason for this big waste is that expiration dates are wrong or overly cautious.

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Recycling Glass Bottles and Jars

From glass vegetable jars to soda and beer bottles—glass is a remarkably adaptable material. And recycled glass offers exciting benefits to both consumers and the manufacturing industry. Concerned consumers as well as glass manufacturers are using more and more recycled glass to improve sustainability and lower costs.

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Recycling Cans with the Sioux Falls Recycling Experts at Novak is Easy!

Over 34 million tons of food gets wasted in the United States annually, but canned food cuts back on that waste. Canned food keeps longer in the pantry and the steel and aluminum cans used to store food are 100% recyclable over and over again, making it highly economical (Source: CanCentral).  As your Sioux Falls recycling experts, we accept all steel and aluminum cans in all residential recycling containers.

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Residential Recycling & Prescription Bottles: What You Should Know

At one time or another, you’ve probably received a prescription bottle from the doctor.  After you’ve finished with the prescribed medication, what do you do with the empty prescription bottles?  As a Novak customer, you can place your empty prescription bottles in your residential recycling cart.  However, before you send them off to be recycled, there are some things you should know.

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