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Happy Holidays With Trash Removal Services

Posted by Junk King on Dec 2, 2022 5:00:00 AM


[This article was originally published in December 2020. It has been revised and expanded.]

It may seem odd to think of trash removal during Christmas - until the kids tear through all the wrapping paper and boxes and... well, you get the point!

Christmas is a wonderful time of year and Christmas morning joy includes exchanging and opening gifts. And the piles of paper trash, ribbons, plastic and cardboard packaging, and candy wrappers add to the ambience. And it will get picked up eventually.

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Topics: large trash pick up, trash removal, trash hauling, residential trash, large trash, holiday tips

Recycling's Future: Upheaval And Promise

Posted by Junk King on Nov 30, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Recycling has advanced far beyond collecting cans and bottles, cardboard and newspapers. And despite disappointing efforts, the future is bright.

While some nations are making impressive strides in pursuing and building sustainable cultures, others are still lagging in all areas. And the United States, while not the worst offender, certainly has much room for improvement.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, recycling electronics, recycling plastic, solid waste recycling, recycling household junk

Getting Ready To Move It: Pre-Moving Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Nov 28, 2022 5:00:00 AM

'I just love packing and moving!' said no one ever. Moving and relocating can be tedious, costly, time-consuming, and expensive. But it happens frequently.

One of the keys to a successful move, however, is in planning ahead of time and being prepared well in advance of the often dreaded 'moving day.'

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Topics: helpful tips, moving and relocation, moving, moving trash, relocating and moving, residential trash removal

7 Common Safety Risks During The Holidays

Posted by Junk King on Nov 25, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in December 2021 and has been expanded and revised.]

The holiday season is typically considered to be the three months from Halloween though New Year's Day. And it can be a wonderful time, but also dangerous!

No one wants to end up in the hospital or emergency ward because of an inconvenient accident - especially not during the holidays. 

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Topics: large trash, health and safety, holiday tips, safety tips, household waste removal, holiday trash removal

Estate Cleanouts And Junk Removal: A Few Tips

Posted by Junk King on Nov 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in December 2016 and has been updated and revised.]

While most everyone needs junk removal at some point, some events are harder than others. And an estate cleanout can be one of those events.

However, there are some aspects of an estate cleanout that do not need to be handled on your your own. In fact, some of the more difficult tasks can be taken care of for you.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk hauling, junk removal, Real Estate Junk Removal, house cleanouts, estate clean out

Moving Day: Transport Everything Or Get Some Couch Removal?

Posted by Junk King on Nov 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in January 2019 and has been update and revised.]

Whether it’s a small apartment or a big house, there are a lot of do’s and don’ts when it’s time to move from your old place to a new one.

And there are a ton of questions! Do you borrow a friend’s truck or rent one? Do you bring everything, including all your big furniture, or do you order some couch removal? Should you simply hire professionals to do all the work?

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Topics: junk removal services, old couches

How To Navigate Black Friday

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Nov 20, 2022 9:51:47 PM

Once upon a time there was Black Friday, where people still loaded up on Thanksgiving turkey and pie lined up outside malls and stores in the Friday pre-dawn hours, shotgunned a mug of black coffee for energy and consciousness, and prepared to fight other customers for a new television.

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Ways to Give Back

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Nov 20, 2022 9:42:10 PM

The holiday season has arrived, which means the calls for community service that occur all year will get an additional boost in power from the oncoming Season of Giving.

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Holidays, Gifts, And E-Waste Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Nov 18, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in November 2020 and has been expanded and revised.]

We love getting new electronic devices.  And the holidays are a great time to give and receive them. But that means getting rid of the old ones. 

E-waste, or electronic waste, is a growing problem globally, as well as in the U.S. and it is only getting worse. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, household waste, what to do with old electronics

Is Your Garage Your Home Self-Storage Unit?

Posted by Junk King on Nov 16, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in November 2020 and has since been revised and expanded.]

Your home needs storage space and, like many other homes, you likely need more space than your house provides. So, like most people you've turned your garage into a self-storage unit.

Now you need to organize all that stuff. But how do you do that properly?
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Topics: storage containers, organization tips, storage, garage cleanup, garage storage

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