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NJ Self Storage Facility Partners Up to Offer E-recycling

by John Stevens June 22, 2011 9:00 AM
Offering an e-recycling facility is a great way for a self storage facility to join the green movement. It not only is one step in the right direction for the environment but it is an easy way to generate publicity for your business. Properly disposing of e-waste – computers, TVs, keyboards, cellphones, and more – is a daunting task for many people. But self storage facilities are natural receptacles for such items and many have stepped up to offer assistance. [More]

Ontario Self Storage Facility Nominated for Eco Action Award of Excellence

by Tony Gonzalez October 22, 2010 2:03 AM
Tonight, an Ontario business group will announce the winners for a local award presented to a green business that is especially environmentally-friendly. The award, called the Eco Action Award of Excellence, is new this year, and is one of a series of awards, called the Ruby Awards, presented annually by the Welland-Pelham Chamber of Commerce. It was sponsored by Climate Action Niagara. A local self storage company, Federal Self Storage, is in the running. [More]

Self Storage Facilities Target E-waste in New Recycling Programs

by John Stevens August 24, 2010 7:13 AM
Self storage facilities interested in “greening” their properties have begun to offer e-waste recycling, in addition to ordinary recycling of paper products, glass, and aluminum cans. E-waste refers to electronic waste. It can include computers, monitors, televisions, cell phones, printers, laptop computers, fax machines, copiers, VCRS and DVD players, stereos, or any other electronic device. [More]