5 Most Visited Blog Posts of 2018

By Andrea Davis on December 28, 2018

If you’ve spent any time on our blog, you know we post on a variety of different topics. We write posts to address service-related issues and to answer questions our customers have about what they can and can’t throw away or recycle and why. But since we’ve been writing this blog for a couple years now and are starting to have a library built up, we thought it might be interesting to see which posts are getting attention. Here are our most visited blog posts of 2018 (click on the green button to visit the post):


#5 Yard Waste: What It is and What to Do with It

This post is one of a few we have about yard waste. In this post, you’ll find a question and answer format, with information such as how to prepare yard waste for collection, what the weekly limits are on yard waste pickup and what your options are if you don’t have enough yard waste to justify weekly collection.


#4 How to Get Rid of Old Tires

We get a lot of questions about tire disposal, and since the rules and regulations about tires are a bit confusing, we thought this topic deserved some explanation. This post describes the regulations surrounding tire disposal and lists a few different options for what to do with those unwanted tires.


#3 What Happens When You Don’t Break Down Cardboard

Cardboard is one of our most recycled items, so it makes sense that a post about cardboard would be in the top five. If you’ve ever wondered why breaking down cardboard is such a big deal, you may want to read this post.


#2 The Propane Tank is Empty! Now What?

For all you out there who like grilling, camping or other activities fueled by propane, this post offers some important information. It gives several options for disposing of propane tanks, whether they’re the small camping canisters or the larger tanks that are used for your gas grill.


#1 Why, oh why, didn’t my trash get picked up?

The number 1 blog post of 2018 in terms of page views answers an important question. There are several reasons why your trash or recycling might not be picked up on your service day and this post covers the most common. Also included is a bonus section that lists reasons your trash or recycling might be tagged not to be picked up.