How to Retire an American Flag

Here at Oak Disposal Services, we are respectful of the proper way to dispose of an American flag. We are thankful for everyone in uniform and our veterans! Did you know that 30% of Custer County’s residents are veterans? We have a very active American Legion. Visit their website at  The following is compliments of

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Why Proper Waste Disposal Is Important

Disposing of Waste is Important to Everyone


Hello, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Oak Disposal Services, we consider ourselves to be experts in the field of waste removal. We have built our entire company around helping people get rid of their garbage and, in our opinion, that has given as a unique perspective on the importance of making sure that society’s garbage is properly handled. Although most people don’t consider the amount of waste that is handled on a daily basis, if all trash services across the country stopped collecting garbage, people would quickly see that excessive amounts of waste can have a serious effect on society as a whole. In today’s post, we are going to go over some of the top reasons that waste management services are important and why they are pivotal to the proper functioning of society. Continue reading below to learn more.


The Environment Needs Our Help


Looking past the politicized nature of environmental stewardship, pretty much everyone can agree that we need to treat the Earth as well as we can. Given that we haven’t found another planet that is habitable for humans, the Earth is currently our only option as a living space, meaning that we need to make sure it doesn’t become completely uninhabitable. Waste removal services help to make sure that hazardous materials and other harmful left-overs are properly taken care of. Without proper waste management services, the potential for contamination of soil and water sources is much higher. This not only affects the overall health of the environment but also poses a hazard to people in general.


Waste Management Provides Recycling Services


Perhaps the largest impact that waste management has in relation to the environment, is the fact that most waste disposal services put a lot of effort into recycling as much of the material as they can. Recycling is not only a good thing because it allows society to reuse items, it also helps to reduce the overall amount of waste that is deposited into surrounding landfills. Recycling also helps to reduce the industrial carbon emission associated with making products from scratch because many processes are able to be streamlined that would normally require a lot of extra work. While recycling programs in the United States have only recently begun to gain popularity, we wholeheartedly believe that in the coming decades recycling services are going to be one of the most important services that waste management companies offer.


At Oak Disposal Services, we are dedicated to providing the best in professional waste management services to not only help the residents of Wet Mountain Valley with their trash pickup needs but to the help the environment as well. Visit our website today to learn more about our residential trash pickup services and the areas that we serve. If you are more commercially minded, we also provide a wide range of dumpsters and pickup services for commercial customers, as well as roll-off dumpsters for those in the construction business. Contact today to learn how we can help you!




Benefits Of Residential Trash Services

Let Us Handle The Garbage


It’s common knowledge that people produce a lot of waste. Between the items we buy, the food we eat, and sheer amount of “junk” that we encounter on a daily basis has lead to millions of tons of trash being produced every year. With this much waste present in the world, it makes sense that services would develop around the removal, management, and disposal of this waste. Here at Oak Disposal Services, we specialize in residential, commercial, and construction waste management and, in today’s post, we are going to go over a few of the benefits that we feel come with our residential trash pickup services. Continue reading below to learn more.


Save Time and Help the Environment


When you get down to it, garbage is gross. Most people want to be able to throw their garbage away and completely forget about it. This can be difficult if you are a person that does not have a residential garbage service because, eventually, you will have to take care of your own waste management and take your garbage to your local landfill. Below, we have listed a few of the reasons that letting someone else handle your garbage is much more efficient than trying to handle it yourself.



  • Convenience: The most obvious benefit in hiring a company to handle your trash is the fact that it is much more convenient than having to go to the dump yourself. Most people are busy during the week, meaning that they are not able to visit the landfill until the weekend. This means that a person will have to sacrifice valuable weekend time in order to handle something that could have been taken care of during the week. Hiring a trash pickup service means that you don’t have to worry about handling your own trash, freeing up your weekend and allowing to do the activities that you want to do.
  • Environmentally Friendly: While the environmental impacts of landfills are a hotly contested subject, most people can agree that trash removal services serve to help the environment. How do they accomplish this? We’re so glad you asked. Residential waste removal companies collect garbage from multiple houses, consolidating all of that garbage into a single truck. If this service was not available, people would have to use their own vehicles to go to the landfill and get rid of their waste. The emissions of a single garbage truck are much less detrimental to the environment than the emissions from hundreds of cars so, when you get down to it, garbage trucks are the best choice when collecting and transporting garbage.



If you would like to learn more about our residential trash pickup services or any of our other services, please contact us today. We proudly serve the residents of Wet Mountain Valley and we are certain that once you experience the convenience of ours services here at Oak Disposal Services, you will never want to handle your own garbage removal again.