In 2014, the state of Massachusetts passed a commercial organics waste ban for companies producing a ton or more of food waste per week. This regulation requires all businesses to dispose of their food waste separately. Some organizations choose to donate their extra food, some have reduced their waste through purchasing and production cutbacks or.. read more →

E.L. Harvey invested in the Scott Equipment Depackaging Machine in 2016.  The Depackaging machine provides a company a new way to compost their food waste or expired/recalled products and open up outlets for processed material through a mechanical separation system. You can read the full article in BioCycle here:  Depackaging At Solid Waste Transfer Station read more →

Waste and recycling disposal is integral to any small or large construction project. Renting a dumpster is an excellent way to dispose of debris and trash quickly. Here are a few tips to make the dumpster rental experience as efficient as possible. Be Mindful of Dumpster Placement Make sure the dumpster is requested to placed.. read more →

We are so excited to share with you that we have been awarded the 2017 Best of Business award by the Worcester Business Journal in the ‘Best Waste Removal Service’ category. With all the great waste removal companies that service the area, it is humbling to be chosen for this award. Thank you to the.. read more →

Reducing one’s carbon footprint is a modern consumer’s goal. Many retailers in the cosmetics industry are taking note by offering products manufactured with environmental concerns in mind. Green living experts offer these tips for shoppers looking to cut their cosmetics footprint. How is it Packaged? Consumers should look for cosmetics products that minimize packaging. They.. read more →

Today, going green has gone mainstream. From hybrids to solar panels to organic fruits and vegetables, people everywhere are looking for eco-friendly options. These waste management tips will help keep the home sustainable. You’ll be helping the planet while saving a trip or two to the curb. Know the Rules of Recycling Often, people throw.. read more →

For a timely collection of waste and recycling bins, it’s essential to understand the proper location for placing the bins. Typically, bins should be placed 1/5 meters from the curb with the opening side facing the roadside. Businesses should ensure that their bins are not placed too close to other bins; they should be at.. read more →

 E.L. Harvey & Sons and SolarFlair Energy executives recently kicked-off the 1 megawatt solar installation on E.L Harvey’s 3–year-old residential recycling facility at 394 Wood St., Hopkinton.  Click here to read more   read more →

E.L. Harvey is honored to receive the 2015 C&D Recycler of the Year award. The C&D Recycler of the Year award is given annually and recognizes the individual or company that exemplifies excellence in the C&D recycling industry.  Thank you to the CDRA for recognizing us and congratulations to all the other award winners! Read the full article.. read more →

E.L. Harvey proudly accepted the Worcester Business Journal 2015 ’Best of Business Award’ in the Waste Removal Company category.  This award recognizes businesses that stand out in delivering above average services and a variety of products. Thank you Worcester Business Journal for giving businesses the chance to be nominated and thank you to everyone who voted!  E.L. Harvey was also.. read more →