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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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Go Green with Reusable Bags

Plastic bags made their appearance in the 1970s and have become so successful that today they are being used in about 80 percent of the grocery market. Hundreds of billions of plastic bags are used worldwide each year – it’s estimated that consumers in the United States alone go through about 100 billion bags.

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Keep A Lid On It

By bagging all trash and keeping the lid down on the trash container, you can keep your yard and your neighborhood clean.

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America Recycles Day is November 15

America Recycles Day, on Tuesday, November 15, 2016, is a national initiative to encourage recycling:

One day to educate.
One day to motivate.
One day to make recycling bigger and better 365 days a year.

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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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