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Labor Day Weekend 2020 [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Sep 1, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

One of the most anticipated holidays of the year, Labor Day Weekend is upon us and it's going to be different for many of us, thanks to the coronavirus.

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Topics: organization tips, safety, health and safety, coronavirus, labor day, holiday tips

The Three Kings Of Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Aug 31, 2020 4:45:00 PM

 

There is recycling and then there is REAL recycling. And the kings of recycling are metals, glass, and paper. 

While we all probably know these as three of the most commonly recycled materials, not many realize how completely recyclable they are.

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Topics: junk recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, recycling facilities, glass recycling

Junk King Franchise Opportunity Empowers Veterans to Launch the Next Phase of Their Careers

Posted by Junk King on Aug 31, 2020 7:35:33 AM

After serving as an officer in the U.S. Army for nearly a decade during the Vietnam War era, Daniel Graham noticed how difficult it was for veterans to find work.

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Topics: Junk Removal Franchise

A Space In The Home For Distance Learning

Posted by Junk King on Aug 28, 2020 7:03:31 PM

 

In many places across the country school has finally started. But, for some, it's school at home or "distance learning." And that means having space for it.

Sure, you could just use the kitchen table every school day and let the kids work there, but... 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, organization, declutter, distance learning, remote learning

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Winning With Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Aug 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

There are a variety of things we dispose of that can be recycled. Some are more common than others such as metals and paper waste. Oh - and waste concrete!

The downside is that so much of these materials never make it to recycling facilities and end up in our landfills instead. And that's a losing proposition.

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Topics: junk recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, recycling facilities, waste concrete recycling

Plastic Recycling: A New Era

Posted by Junk King on Aug 26, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling has taken some heavy hits over the last few years, but new technology promises a new era for plastic waste.

While many plastics remain highly recyclable, the market for these waste plastics has diminished recently, due in large part to China's ban on plastic and other wastes in 2018.

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, electronics recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic

Oh, The Things That You Can Recycle!

Posted by Junk King on Aug 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

[This post was previously published in April 2018 and has been updated and enhanced.]

Everyone knows they can recycle paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. And most of us do. But did you know that there many other household waste materials that can also be recycled?

Recycling is not limited to paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum. In fact, with some creativity, some planning, and some consistent effort, almost anything you want to throw away can actually be recycled, reused, or repurposed. 

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, appliance recycling

Cardboard Recycling Done Right: A Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Aug 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Almost everything we buy comes in some kind of cardboard package. And all that means quite a bit of cardboard recycling that has to be done. 

The problem is that we often think it's just a simple matter of throwing boxes and packages in our paper recycling bin. But there's more to it than that.

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Topics: residential trash, checklist, recycle cardboard, paper recycling, cardboard recycling

Voting Safely In 2020

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Aug 19, 2020 2:52:39 PM

The 2020 election season promises to be extremely active, and while it’s important for everyone that can vote to do so, the realities of the coronavirus pandemic can make that task seem very frightening and disheartening. But not to worry; just follow these guidelines to ensure your vote counts.

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Back To School Safety 2020

Posted by Julian Torres, "JT" on Aug 19, 2020 12:41:23 PM

 

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