Author: Angela Phillips

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January 11th, 2023

Ask Angela: What Are Easy Ways to Reduce my Carbon Footprint?

Hi Angela, one of my New Year’s resolutions is to be more sustainable. What are some ways that I can easily reduce my carbon footprint and become more eco-friendly? This is a great question! It’s always good to embrace new ways to help the planet. To put it briefly, your […]

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July 29th, 2022

Ask Angela: Are there storage container shortages?

Hi Angela, we’ve been hearing about supply chain shortages and portable toilet shortages, and all kinds of things lately. Are there storage container shortages, and should we be renting in advance for an upcoming project? Thanks for asking this question. While I can’t say whether there’s a storage container shortage […]

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June 29th, 2022

Ask Angela: Where should you put a construction dumpster?

Hey Angela, We need to rent a dumpster for a construction project. Where’s the best place to put a construction dumpster on a site? Thanks for the question! We get asked this a lot. In fact, we partially answered this in a previous post: Can we put a dumpster over […]

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April 22nd, 2022

Five Ways to Reduce Waste

Whether it’s Earth Day or any day, it’s always a good time to reduce waste. Single-use plastics contribute about 380 million metric tons of waste every year, and people throw away about 1.2 million plastic bottles per minute. Cutting back on packaging and improving your recycling efforts are easy ways […]

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March 6th, 2022

Ask Angela: Why is my dumpster rental bill higher than the quote?

Hi Angela, we rented a dumpster for a renovation project and the bill ended up being more than we expected. What happened? Thanks for reaching out. I can’t speak to your specific situation in this post, but I can provide some insight into dumpster rental fees and charges. (And your […]

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March 4th, 2022

OSHA Regulations for Construction Fencing

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, better known as OSHA, is dedicated to maintaining workplace safety in the U.S. When it comes to construction sites, employees are exposed to a variety of site-specific hazards. Temporary fencing that surrounds the perimeter of a construction can help save lives, and it’s almost […]

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February 24th, 2022

Waste Management for Contractors: Avoid the Headaches of Self-Hauling

As working contractors, we know that your time is valuable. That’s why ZTERS offers a variety of convenient products and services to help your jobsite run smoothly and effectively. A complete waste management plan shaves off enormous planning time and trips to the transfer station.

When you hire ZTERS to collect, transport, treat, and disposes of your waste you save time not only in the short-term scope of the project, but in the long-term as well. How? When we provide waste management for contractors, we ensure you are in compliance with the garbage collection codes in your area. Our services are completely integrated, meaning that you never have to take time out of your workday to handle any complaints, schedule pickups, or pay any fees for not disposing of waste properly.

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February 17th, 2022

Ask Angela: Portable Toilets for Weddings?

Dear Angela, we’re planning an outdoor wedding this summer. What are our options for portable toilets? We don’t want to have bright orange construction toilets. Hi, and congratulations on your wedding! We get this question all the time. Some people think their only option is a brightly colored construction-style porta […]

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February 13th, 2022

Finding Luxury Portable Restrooms For Your Wedding

We are certainly in the midst of a trend when it comes to wedding locations. Couples increasingly opt for flexibility in searching for a venue, and they often don’t settle for the traditional “banquet-hall” experience. If you envision an outdoor wedding at a stunning parkland, a friendly gathering at a private bed and breakfast, or an intimate ceremony at your own home, you will likely need to provide portable bathrooms from a vendor like ZTERS.

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January 28th, 2022

5 Dumpster Rental Terms to Know

Not all dumpster rental companies are the same. It’s important to understand dumpster rental terms and so you know what you’ll be paying for before you place an order. This can help avoid spending more than you should. Before you rent a construction dumpster (or a dumpster for any other […]

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