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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.

And, don't forget, if you have a suggestion, please contact us.


Reduce or Shred Your Junk Mail and Help the Planet

When we think about recycling, we usually don’t think about our mail. Maybe it’s because receiving mail has become such a mainstay from previous generations. Most of the mail we receive is made of paper, and most of it ends up in the trash. Our lives have become more dependent on the virtual world and less dependent on certain physical items like mail. People hardly write letters anymore and use email and social media to stay in contact with friends and family. Reduce your household’s waste by getting rid of junk mail and let Dakota Data Shred take care of the rest.

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Tree Change Dolls

Sweet little faces and handmade clothes are the signature mark of the most recent doll craze and overnight Internet sensation. That’s right, we’re talking about Tree Change Dolls. Have you heard of them?

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Recycled Lawn Decor

Recycled lawn décor has enjoyed steady growth recently thanks to websites where people can share great ideas to dress up the yard with unique and creative recycled items. Using recycled materials as yard art is not only fun to do, it’s environmentally friendly by reducing waste and consumption.

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Composting: The Latest Recycling Craze

The latest recycling craze isn’t anything astoundingly new or cutting edge. In fact, it’s something we’ve been doing for years on a smaller scale. There are, undoubtedly, some of you who are doing it right now. The latest recycling craze doesn’t focus on plastics or oil or glass. It’s all about organics and controlling decomposition to ultimately turn items that once had value into new items with renewed value. That’s right. The latest recycling craze is composting.

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Shred It. Shred It Good.

As the tax season steadily approaches, we all find ourselves sifting through important paperwork we’ve accumulated over the years. In a quickly growing age of information and technology, secure document destruction has never been as important as it is today. Personal information in the wrong hands could be disastrous. So where can you find Sioux Falls paper shredding? You may already have it.

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5 Ways to Waste Less in 2015

A new year means new goals and renewed inspiration to live a healthier, less spendy, or more thankful lifestyle. At Novak Sanitary, we’re aiming to waste less and we’d like to challenge you to do the same. Give it a shot with these 5 ways to waste less in 2015:

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Ecofriendly Party Planning

Planning a party this holiday season? Go ecofriendly! It will be so seamless, your friends won’t even know. In fact, they’ll probably deem you the coolest, most masterful party planning guru around! (Yes, these ideas are that “cool”.)

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Reduce Waste in the Kitchen

Chances are, you’re planning a cooking frenzy this holiday season, big or small. After all, what is Thanksgiving without a turkey feast and pumpkin pie? Christmas wouldn’t be the same without cookies and fudge and baked ham! But sometimes in all the craziness, we get a little nuts. Excess leftovers and piles of garbage on the curb. “This year will be different!” we say. But this year… we’re here to help you make a change for the better. We’ve compiled a list of ways to reduce waste during your holiday cooking.

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Big Events Rely on Novak

Novak loves a great party, which is why you’ll find our garbage and recycling bins at all of Sioux Falls area's big events. 

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