Columbus Dumpster Rental: It’s Easy Being Green

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Many companies these days use the term "green" when describing their business. Frog Hauling dumpster rental in Columbus doesn't just say it, we LIVE it. We utilize environmentally friendly practices with every rental. Even our containers are GREEN! What Makes Frog Hauling Green? Simply put, we try to follow the SWACO Guiding Principles. Our goal is to recycle as much of the junk and trash … [Read more...]

Columbus: Share Your Ideas for Sustainability

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Throughout 2014, the Mayor's Office of Environmental Stewardship will prepare the next five year plan for sustainability in the City of Columbus. Community input is welcomed and can be submitted online at www.columbus.gov/SpeakUp. … [Read more...]

Ohio Governor Kasich Plans to Sign Controversial Renewable Energy Bill

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A revised Senate Bill 310 has passed the Ohio House this week, and Governor John Kasich is planning to sign it into legislation. The Bill was revised after the original draft, that passed the Ohio Senate, was considered highly controversial. The Senate approved minor changes made to the Bill by the Ohio House. Those who opposed the original Bill had hoped that Governor Kasich would veto it. In … [Read more...]

Changes to Ohio Renewable Energy Standards Marred in Controversy

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Ohio may soon significantly reduce its renewable energy standards. Senate Bill 310 has passed the Senate and seems likely to pass the House as soon as this week. Controversy Over Renewable Energy Standards The bill would place a two-year freeze on annual increases in standards for renewable energy and energy efficiency. It also would repeal a rule that says utilities must buy half of their … [Read more...]

National Association of the Remodeling Industry Central Ohio

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What is NARI? NARI stands for the National Association of the Remodeling Industry. With different branches across the country, Frog Hauling is proud to be a member of the NARI Central Ohio Chapter. Its mission is "to develop the premiere organization with integrity, that advances remodeling professional’s knowledge through education and industry involvement and serves as a trusted resource for … [Read more...]

Ohio Tax Break for Purchasing Alternative Fuel Vehicle

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In an effort to keep Ohio's march toward energy independence moving forward, the Ohio House has proposed a bill. Alternative Fuel Tax Incentive The bill offers a tax credit for the purchase of a new alternative-fuel vehicle or the conversion of a vehicle to alternative fuel, such as natural gas. The credit would be 50 percent of the price of the conversion, or the price difference between a new … [Read more...]

Energy Sector Changes Spell Good News for States

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The energy sector is changing rapidly. Mostly how customers are getting it-NOT through power companies. The federal Energy Information Administration (EIA) now predicts power demand growth of only 0.7 percent per year, down from about 3 percent per year in the 1990s. Affordable Alternative Energy There are four primary causes attributed to this shift in where and how consumers get their energy … [Read more...]

Columbus OH Uses Energy Star to Track Building Emissions

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Ohio Companies Reuse Old Materials

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Everyone knows the advantages of reusing and recycling materials: conserve resources, save landfill space, reduce pollution and so much more. Programs and initiatives are being promoted in neighborhoods all across the country. It's especially pleasing to see businesses not only recycling, but creating a market out of reusing old materials. Here are some Ohio companies doing just … [Read more...]

Get Green Columbus Releases 2013 Progress Report

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Marking the tenth year of the Get Green Columbus initiative, Mayor Michael B. Coleman recently released the 2013 Progress Report. This was a particularly busy year for the program, launching new services such as the CoGo Bike Share and increasing existing capabilities like residential recycling. Read about the newest changes to increase engagement and establish environmental policy. … [Read more...]