Recycling is something that all of us can do. Whether at home, at work or at school, recycling can help keep our spaces clean and the environment healthy. But do you recycle properly?
At home, for most people, recycling seems to be relatively simple. You throw your recyclable trash and junk items into your blue waste bin and put it out on the curb every week or so.
Some locations have split bins so that you must put glass, paper and plastic items in different containers. But for most of us, the process is pretty straightforward.
Except that it isn't really.
Recycling Properly is a Process
There is a lot more to proper recycling than simply throwing all your trash in a blue bin. In fact, not all types of junk and waste material is recyclable. And some items need to be separated properly while others need to be taken directly to a suitable recycling facility.
Keeping track of all the nuances of proper recycling can be a chore so we've put together a quick recycling checklist to aid you in your recycling efforts.
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The bottom line here is that you can and should recycle and recycle properly and responsibly. Not only are you helping the environment, you are contributing to the local, regional and national economies as a result.
In addition, you will be contributing to reducing the amount of raw materials and limited resources used to produce new products and consumer goods. Recycling is going through some growing pains as the recyclers work to keep up with the growing demand and shifting markets.
An article at Citylab.com notes,
"While recycling centers have been closing down in some places, like in greater Birmingham, Alabama, and around California, programs elsewhere are stepping up their efforts to decrease contamination levels in the recycling bin by educating residents about their role in the recycling process. This emphasis on outreach suggests a heavier onus on citizens to stop tossing items absentmindedly into the bin, and start disposing of them in a more informed, deliberate way."
Professional Green Junk Removal
Sometimes your recyclables are too large for your residential or office recycling bins. Or perhaps you have appliances, mattresses and other items that you want to have hauled away for proper recycling and disposal.
That's when you need professional green junk removal services.
Your junk removal partners at Junk King provide efficient, safe and eco-friendly waste disposal services so you don’t need to worry about pick up and green junk removal.
And this usually means junk recycling.
Whether you need our services several times during a clean-up project or just once after it's complete, our hauling professionals will ensure that your business junk is out of your way so that you can get on with the job.
In fact, our team specializes in green junk removal.
We can be at your home or office in mere minutes, so call us today! Our crew is fully insured and well-trained, so you can trust them to get rid of your unwanted items in a professional and courteous fashion.
One of the best things about hiring Junk King is that we recycle a much of the material we pick-up. This is proof of our commitment to being an eco-friendly removal service. If you have questions about what we do or what we believe, give us a call at 1-888-888-JUNK (5865).