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School’s Out! Happy Stan’s Tips to Un-Plug This Summer

     Now that school’s out, the big question for many parents is how to keep the kids busy — that doesn’t involve an iPad or a video game. In our electronically plugged-in world, it can seem impossible to remember how to spend our time without a screen in front of us. So we polled […]

Don’t Scrap Those Food Scraps!

      Broccoli leaves, onion skins, orange peels, melon rinds, squash seeds — the list goes on and on. All of these food scraps are normally composted and thrown away in the garbage. But what if we told you that these scraps actually have dense nutritional value which are not only edible, but delicious? […]

Keep It Green for Mom and Mother Nature!

    Mother’s Day is just around the corner and flowers are the most popular gift for such an occasion. Sure, you can get local grown or fair trade flowers from the store, but chances are many of them have been treated with pesticides. Since the majority of flowers, like the popular roses, are shipped […]

Are You into Heavy Metal?

    How many metals are in your kitchen cupboards right now? Chances are, quite a few. From soda to soup, aluminum foil to utensils, aluminum and steel are the most common types of metals that we use on a daily basis. Thankfully we can recycle these materials time and time again without losing their properties […]

Assess Your Eco Footprint this Earth Day

    This Earth Day, assess how sustainable you conduct your work and personal life on a day-to-day basis. Turning the lights off or unplugging your devices when they’re not in use are small steps everyone can make to start living more green. While every bit helps create a bigger change, you have the opportunity […]

Shred It and Forget It!

    Did you know that March is Fraud Prevention Month? One of the most effective ways to prevent fraud is to shred personal information to protect you, your clients, and your company. Here at Happy Stan’s, we offer two different types of shredding to suit your needs. Document Shredding All businesses have confidential information. From bank […]

Spring Cleaning with Happy Stan’s Recycling

    Ahhh… Spring. A season synonymous with new beginnings, renewal, and rejuvenation. After months of cold weather and dark days, we can finally start shedding those extra layers of clothing and admire the flowers beginning to bloom around the Tricities. It’s little wonder why many people undertake Spring cleaning this time of year, as […]

Have Old Stock? Happy Stan’s Recycling Can Take Care of It!

    Spring is just around the corner, which means it’s time to finally rid of that old winter stock. But if your stock room is packed to the brim and that 75% off sign still won’t make the sale, you may be tempted just to throw it out all together. But there’s another option besides the […]

Make it a GREEN Valentine’s Day!

  How do you say “I love you” without all the marked up flowers, waste and pricey restaurant meals? We polled the Happy Stan Recycling staff and came up with 10 green ways to celebrate the one you love.   1.     Why buy expensive long stem roses grown in greenhouses, likely with pesticides? You can […]

What’s So Special About Our Special Services?

    When you think about materials you can recycle, what automatically comes to mind? Most people say paper, cardboard, bottles, and cans. Sure, we take all of those and happily recycle them. However, some items take a lot more attention than just dropping them into the recycling bin. When these materials need to be […]

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