The Winnipeg Folk Festival is quickly approaching and Omar’s Environmental is proud to once again be a part of this exciting event as an environmental sustainability partner. This year’s festival takes place from July 5th to July 8th with upwards of 50,000 people descend upon Bird’s Hill Park to take in a weekend of music, camping, laughter and all around good times. Continue reading “Omar’s Environmental Returns to the Winnipeg Folk Fest as an Environmental Sustainability Partner”
Spring has finally arrived, and summer is just around the corner. With the sunshine and warm weather comes a host of exciting events. From multi-day festivals and carnivals to one day sporting events, there is no shortage of fun to be had.
During these events, a ton of waste is created including food containers and various other materials. Omar’s Environmental offers sustainable waste management solutions to events just like these in Winnipeg and surrounding areas.
Are you remodeling your home or office? Maybe you’re planning to rebuild? In any case, it is likely that you will require the help of a demolition contractor at some point throughout your project. As a recognized company with the Manitoba Heavy Construction Association (or, MHCA), we understand what needs to happen and how to make the process flow smoothly for all parties involved.
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Clean Fill vs. Non-Clean Fill
There are many factors to consider when renting waste disposal bins for your construction or demolition projects. One the most important factors is identifying the different kinds of waste being disposed of, as well as the differnece between clean fill and non-clean fill waste How materials are handled after they leave the job site can have a significant affect on the cost of waste disposal. Therefore, it is important to have a waste management plan in place.
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When the cold weather rears its ugly head in Manitoba, the construction industry experiences a distinct change in productivity and material behaviour. These changes can have a significant impact on a company’s bottom line due to increased costs and delayed completion times. It is important for businesses to know what to be aware of to ensure things run as smoothly as possible.
What is Construction Waste?
Construction waste is defined as the unused or unusable materials leftover from a jobsite. These materials can be anything from wood, metal, roofing shingles and more. Basically, any material that is used in construction or demolition falls into this category.
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Get a mini bin from Omar’s for 20% off our regular price. That means, only $100 per load.
Bigger isn’t Always Better
If you or your company are doing a small renovation or waste removal job and don’t need a large waste container, our mini bins are perfect.
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There is no doubt that our climate is changing. Climate change cannot be denied. The facts are conclusive, change is real, and it is changing at an concerning rate. It is a not only a threat to the planet, but it is also a serious threat to the Manitoba economy, its ecosystems, and its communities.
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The benefits of recycling are very apparent. Especially, when you consider that recycling has become such a common practice in many homes. Our garbage and recycling bins can fill up quickly with all the products we consume. Now, imagine, how much waste is created during the construction or demolition of a commercial project?
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The term “green” has been used a lot in recent years. Why? Well, at the rate we are developing new and exciting projects, the earth has a hard time keeping up. Simply put, the earth cannot sustain our rapid growth. Over time, as we develop more and more, we will run out of natural resources. The very same resources we need to survive. In response to this alarming trend, many companies like Omar’s Environmental have committed to cooperating with the waste management responsibility of green building.
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