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5 Reasons for Construction Recycling

There are many reasons construction companies should consider recycling as part of their overall business model. Whether you’ve thought about incorporating a recycling component in your established business model or you are a company that is just getting started, this…

Responding Quickly to Floods

If your Chicago-area company has experienced flooding, fast cleanup is critical from both health and business perspectives. It’s extremely important to address damage from water as soon as possible. According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are certain health…

How Hoarding Affects Health

Hoarding is about much more than a messy house. It presents a serious health and safety risk to anyone who enters the property and is especially dangerous to those who live in it. Cleaning a property in which hoarding has…

A Tree on My Roof! What Do I Do?

When storms blow through, one risk homeowners face is falling trees. If a tree falls on your home, the steps you take in the aftermath can not only protect your family but also contain the damage to your home. One…

Controlling Methane Release at Pontiac

At Brackenbox, we are committed to making waste management easier, so that recycling is the norm on job sites and excavation projects. One landfill in the area that is also committed to environmentally friendly waste management is the Pontiac Landfill…

Is Laminate Flooring Recyclable?

If you are taking laminate flooring out of your home, you may be wondering if it is possible to recycle it. Although laminate is difficult to recycle in the traditional sense, you don’t have to simply toss it into your…

Revolutionizing Ocean Waste Clean-Up

Have you heard of the Great Pacific garbage patch? This “island” of garbage is estimated to cover between 700,000 and 15,000,000 square kilometers of the Pacific Ocean—in other words, it’s believed to be somewhere between the size of Texas and…

Where Should My Dumpster be Placed?

When you are completing a construction or renovation project, relying on your home’s trash bin or the neighborhood dumpster simply won’t cut it—you’ll likely have too much garbage to fit into these containers, and hauling the waste to them can…