Month: June 2011

A few tons of toxic material never hurt anyone….right?

So I went to the City of Albuquerque’s Hazardous Waste Recycling site a few weeks ago to turn in some burned out florescent light bulbs. I had about 10 of them. I felt like I was doing the right thing since there is a small amount (approx 20 mg) of Mercury in the bulbs. Little did I know that I would get ridiculed for trying to keep a toxin out of the environment.


For many it is a frightening word. I am convinced that some people would rather go to the dentist or speak in public before embracing change. For me, change is about the only constant in life. It is a fusion of hope and uncertainty that needs to be accepted and embraced. Business is not immune to change either so that is why we at Dapwood are in the middle of three major changes…