As more people accumulate more goods - and replace old ones - the junk removal industry grows accordingly. And it is a big industry!
Strictly speaking, the junk removal industry serves by removing unwanted items from a property. And most junk removal professionals work in cooperation with local landfills, recycling centers, thrift stores, and other community businesses.
A Rose By Any Other Name...
There is an old saying that, "One man's junk is another man's treasure." And, while that may not be literally true in most cases, the fact is that most of what we throw out has value.
In fact, it is estimated that between 60 to 80 percent of what is routinely thrown into the waste stream in the United States is recyclable. And of that, there is a significant portion that is also reusable "as is" and simply needed to be repurposed or reused somewhere else.
But our default is to throw away what we no longer want or need.
How much is that?
Well, the average person in the United States creates almost 4.5 pounds of waste every day. And, of that waste, close to a third of it can be either recycled or composted.
In the United States, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, over 250 million tons of trash is generated every year, with more than 85 million tons of it being either recyclable or compostable material.
Unfortunately, the recycling rate in the United States is still only a little over 34 percent.
The bottom line is that everything we get rid of does not and should not go to a landfill. This is why, at Junk King, we make every effort to recycle or reuse everything that comes into our doors.
Junk Removal: Tips and Facts
We understand that junk removal is not a topic of conversation for most people on any given day, or any day, for that matter! But waste generation and junk hauling are essential to our lives on a daily basis despite the fact that most folks know little or nothing about the industry.
With that in mind, please feel free to make use of the handy infographic we've provided here:
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Junk Removal Matters
A professional junk removal company can be a huge asset in times like these and, more than ever, it’s critical to find an experienced junk removal company that you can depend on.
And because reliability is such an important quality, especially when it comes to time-sensitive junk removal situations, dependability and timeliness are valuable hallmarks to look for in the company you choose to outsource this work to.
Junk King offers professional experts who know how to safely and carefully remove even the biggest, bulkiest, heaviest items. We take almost anything! In fact, about the only thing we don’t take is hazardous waste.
We have the staff and resources to handle all types of residential and commercial junk including large furniture, kitchen appliances, and extreme volumes of junk and debris. Our crew will haul away refrigerators, beds, sofas, and most any other bulky or large items.
And, since we only charge based on how much space the junk takes up in our trucks, you don’t need to worry about paying for heavy loads.
Your Team for Junk Removal and Hauling
Junk King is your answer when you need any kind of junk removal and hauling. We take it away for one simple price, while making everything fast and stress-free for you.
Our team specializes in large waste removal and junk hauling. We can be on location 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)