April 4th, 2017

Lithium batteries are becoming more and more common. They were introduced in 1991 and are used as the primary power source in almost all of our electronic technological devices. They are excellent because they can provide lots of power for a long time (known as high charge density) without taking up much space. Lithium batteries have allowed us to minimize our technology size and develop pacemakers and other implantable electronic medical devices that last 15 years or more without…

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March 25th, 2017

MXI Environmental Services will Manage Mercer County’s household hazardous waste (HHW) collection event and environmental cleanup on April 8th, 2017 at the Dempster Fire School in Lawrence Township NJ. MXI has served as the environmental cleanup company for Mercer County’s HHW events for several years.“It’s been an honor and a pleasure working with the residents and employees of Mercer County. Dan and rest of the county employees are wonderful people. I look forward to another great event,”…

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March 9th, 2017

The suffix “cide”

The suffix “cide” comes from the latin meaning “killer” or “act of killing.” That means these substances are designed to kill living things.Common pesticides/herbicides are any bug killer, rat poison, RoundUp, weed/vegetation killer, weed and feed, or fertilizer.The older a pesticide is then the more dangerous it likely is. Not only will the container be likely to be weakened by time and exposure but there is a good chance that the pesticide may be banned for use due to…

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February 28th, 2017

On February 8, 2017, the Board of Supervisors of the County of Columbia New York issued a resolution authorizing the award of the Columbia County sponsored household hazardous waste collection event to MXI Environmental Services. MXI Environmental Services has served as the hazardous waste removal company for Columbia County’s HHW event in the past and the company was honored to be awarded with the contract again.  “We aim to be a premier hazardous waste removal company. Winning…

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February 14th, 2017

Waste Mercury is typically found in old thermostat switches and thermometers. However we’ve seen jars and cans of elemental mercury weighing as much as 25 pounds!Mercury is a toxic metal that vaporizes. Any Mercury you have should be contained in a sealed metal container. Mercury poisoning typically occurs from mercury vapor. It left exposed the mercury will vaporized and be absorbed through the lungs. Once it is in your body it is not easy to get out, particularly the kidneys. If…

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