The construction of a new building or home is a sight to behold. Watching as the many layers come together to form a completed structure is both captivating and awe inspiring. If you ever have a chance to see a hyperlapse (sped up) video of the construction process, you can see just how impressive it really is. As beautiful as the construction process is, the demolition process is one that is known for creating more waste than any other industry. A certain degree of waste is inevitable; however, the degree of impact does not have to be as damaging as it has come to be. Continue reading “Managing Construction Waste on the Job Site”
When renovating, remodeling or rebuilding, the demolition phase is often one of the last things that comes to mind. This is unfortunate because there are many factors to consider when demolishing a structure. Both safety and costs can become major issues if they are not taken seriously. Whether you’re working on a DIY project or hiring a demolition contractor, you should be sure that you have taken the appropriate measures towards success.
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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.
Continue reading “Construction Recycling and Waste Management 101”
Get a mini bin from Omar’s for $50 off our regular price.
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.
Continue reading “What is the Manitoba Climate and Green Plan?”