[This article originally appeared here in April 2016 and has been expanded and revised.]
Yard waste removal isn't just for spring and summer. And it can involve much more than all those leaves you still need to rake up! It can also mean junk hauling.
The winter can be a great time to clear out yard waste and unwanted, outdoor junk. It just takes a bit of planning and preparation.
Yes, Your Yard Waste Can Get Out of Hand in the Winter, Too!
This winter, for example, has already brought a large number of storms in many regions across the country. These have left huge tree branches strewn across yards as well as fallen fences, damaged sheds, other outdoor structures, and leaves.
Always the leaves...
In addition, the much-needed and welcome rains have provided moisture and water for our drought-stricken states but also flooding. Unfortunately, this can create a wide variety of issues and water damage. And when the rains subside they often leave behind piles of mud and debris.
Then there are the high winds.
Many areas in the United States suffer through long series of storms each winter that bring with them high winds along with rain or snow. And these winds can wreak havoc on fences, outdoor furniture, and structures, as well trees and other residential plantings.
All of this needs to be periodically taken care of. But yard waste and junk are often difficult and time-consuming to clean up and get rid of. Especially in winter.
Winter Yard Waste Can Find a New Life Through Recycling
Of course, we all want to recycle as much as possible. But the truth is when it comes to yard waste and other organic debris, we usually toss everything into a waste bin.
However, it turns out that almost everything that we dispose of that is made up of organic items and materials - yard and garden debris, food waste, and even much of our waste paper goods - can be easily recycled and reused in a wide variety of ways.
The key, of course, is ensuring that all that waste gets to the recycling facilities instead of the landfills!
This is not to say that your other yard debris and junk like broken down furniture, concrete rubble, or rotting fence and deck material can't be recycled, as well. But these types of materials require a different recycling process.
In most households, the primary categories of "organic waste" are food, paper, and yard debris. And that's a good thing since all of these materials can be reused, repurposed, or recycled.
We've put together this infographic to illustrate some of the main points around organic waste and recycling to inspire you as you "clean up" your outdoor spaces this winter:
From branches and large twigs to leaves, grass, and trimmings to compostable debris you have no room for, organic yard waste (and food waste!) can be easily diverted from our landfills. Of course, while you can certainly clean up, load up, and transport all this yard waste and junk yourself, it can be easier to simply call in a professional junk removal firm.
In fact, if you don't have the tools, the time, or the energy to slog through your yard in the depths of winter to get rid of yard waste and junk, it makes the decision far easier. And if you don't own or have access to a pickup truck or even a flatbed trailer, then it is probably a "no-brainer" to call on a reliable and reputable junk hauling company.
And we have a great recommendation!
Call In the Professionals for Your Winter Yard Waste and Junk Hauling
You certainly don't want to let that waste sit around all winter to then become a potential hazard to your family in the spring - not to mention an eyesore. That’s why hiring a yard waste removal company to come and pick up your debris is the best way to go.
Even in the depths of winter you really don’t want the trash and debris to continue piling up.
Perhaps you haven't ever considered calling a professional junk hauling firm to take care of your yard waste. Even large amounts of trimmings, foliage, and organic waste and debris might seem like an odd thing for a junk removal company to deal with.
Actually, not at all!
In fact, at Junk King, we remove almost all types of yard debris, including:
- Landscaping Debris
In addition, we specialize in removing and hauling assorted debris often generated by residential landscaping and improvement projects such as:
- Old Timber
- Corrugated Iron
- and more...
There Really Is Only One Good Choice for Your Hauling Needs
Once you decide to outsource the trash and junk hauling part of your big cleaning project, you need to determine which firm is the right one for the job. And while you can certainly find plenty of guys with trucks willing to do the job, choosing that alternative may end up costing you more than you hoped to save.
This is why Junk King really is the firm of choice.
Junk King provides an efficient, safe and eco-friendly construction waste disposal service so you don’t need to worry about the pickup or disposal of the debris after your project is complete. Our experienced debris removal team will break down and haul off any types of yard waste you have. Unlike the backseat of your car, our junk removal trucks are made to handle those dirty yard debris items.
So, are you ready to get rid of your winter yard waste? It’s as simple as 1, 2, 3.
You make an appointment by booking online above, or by calling 1.888.888.JUNK (5865). Our professional and insured yard waste removal team will show up at your home or office; we call 15 minutes before we arrive on site and we’ll give you a free estimate based on how much room your junk takes up in our truck.
You simply point and we haul your debris into our junk removal trucks - and with no hidden fees!