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Don't Toss Your Scrap Metal - Recycle It

Posted by Junk King on May 22, 2018 6:00:00 AM

Too many people think old equipment and used appliances have no value and should simply go to the dump. But scrap metal recycling is a large and growing option that should be your first choice.

Many homeowners and business owners find that getting rid of metal items can be difficult. This is especially true if those items are too large to throw into your curbside trash bin. If the material is simply scrap metal, or a hopelessly broken appliance, selling it is not an option.

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Topics: Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling

DIY Tips For Getting Rid Of Old Furniture

Posted by Junk King on May 18, 2018 11:03:44 AM

So you've finished your spring cleaning project, gotten rid of clothes and other stuff, and you're ready to redecorate. But what do you get rid of old furniture?

[This post was previously published in July 2016 and has been updated]

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Topics: Old Furniture, Spring Cleaning, furniture disposal, DIY projects, junk haulling

Being Green With Construction Debris Recycling

Posted by Junk King on May 15, 2018 11:03:03 AM

Most people do make an effort to recycle when and where possible, especially household and residential waste. However, construction sites aren't usually considered a source of recycling practices. But they can be!

So, how much construction debris and waste is produced on a typical job site? And how much of that material can really be reused in some way? The actual amount and overall composition of construction debris varies depending on the type of project and size.

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Topics: construction debris removal, construction recycling, construction waste removal, concrete debris, residential contractor

5 Reasons Mini Dumpsters Trump the Green Bag Dumpster

Posted by Junk King on May 10, 2018 12:43:00 PM

You’ve probably seen them around once or twice, or read about them online. Green bag dumpsters are a new trend in junk removal that a lot of homeowners and business owners are embracing. It’s not so difficult to see why they are popular. These “dumpster in a bag” products are cheaper than actual dumpsters and a lot more portable. You can put them just about anywhere and fill them up with junk or debris. Once they are full, you can call the associated trash service for on-demand waste removal service. From renovations and building jobs to spring cleaning projects, green bag dumpsters seem like a convenient option.

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Topics: dumpsters

Garage Storage Ideas And Tips

Posted by Junk King on May 10, 2018 9:52:13 AM

If you've ever looked at your garage and wondered where did all that stuff come from, you're not alone. The majority of Americans have garages filled with everything except their cars. So how do you get it organized?

For most Americans, the garage is the household storage space unit. Depending on whose figures you go by,  it's estimated that only 20 to 30 percent of people with garages in the United States use them to park their cars in.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, DIY projects, storage, home cleanout

5 Benefits When You Recycle Concrete

Posted by Junk King on May 8, 2018 6:10:00 AM

One of the most common by-products of demolition and remodeling is concrete debris. But, when responsibly disposed of, this material can be beneficial.

Regardless of whether a construction firm is engaged in demolition, remodeling, or even new construction, getting rid of leftover debris is a constant need until the project is complete. 

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Topics: construction recycling, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Time For A New Hot Tub. What To Do With Your Old One?

Posted by Junk King on May 3, 2018 5:00:00 PM

So you're deep into spring cleaning and realized that your trusty, old hot tub is becoming just "old" and not so trusty. And you've decided to upgrade. That's great! But what do you do with the old unit?

While you may be one of those people who like to use their hot tub in the cold, winter months, odds are spring and summer are your "heavy use" seasons. And if you've decided to get a new model to replace your old hot tub that's been around for years, you have big task.

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Topics: large trash pick up, get rid of old appliances, Spring Cleaning, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, appliance recycling, hot tub

Does Your Self-Storage Unit Need Some Junk Removal?

Posted by Junk King on May 1, 2018 12:25:00 PM

If you've been paying to keep your excess belongings in a self-storage unit month after month for years, you just might need some junk removal done.

Sometimes it might seem easier to just to just forget what's in there, abandon the storage unit, and stop paying the rent. However, this is certainly not the best - nor legal - option. Unfortunately, when that does happen, and storage facility managers discover that items have been left behind by old tenants, the task of getting everything removed and hauled away usually falls on them.

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Topics: clear clutter, self-storage, downsizing, declutter, junk haulling, storage

Spring Cleaning Includes Your Offices

Posted by Junk King on Apr 26, 2018 8:00:00 AM

Most people think of their yard or garage at home when they think of 'spring cleaning.' But businesses can benefit from spring cleaning, as well.

Spring is here again and homeowners traditionally launch into their spring cleaning projects now that the weather is better. But, not only is spring a great time for cleaning up your home, it's a great time to clean up your office or place of business.

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Topics: Spring Cleaning, Business Junk Removal, office junk removal, office relocation, junk haulling

Cheap Dumpster Rental Near Me: The Selection Guide

Posted by Junk King on Apr 26, 2018 12:00:00 AM

You type “cheap dumpster rental near me” into the Google search bar and start browsing the results. There are a dozen or two-dozen different possibilities for you to choose from, each promising a convenient dumpster rental at an affordable price. How do you narrow down the selection to find the right dumpster rental? Perhaps more importantly, how do you make sure that you aren’t sacrificing quality of service to get a cheaper-than-average price? Below, we’ve outlined a few tips you can follow to get a bargain price and a killer service at the same time.

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Topics: roll off dumpster, rented dumpster

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