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Old Appliance Removal Can Be Easy

Posted by Junk King on Jan 11, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This post was  published in August 2019 and has been updated and revised.]

Winter is a great time of year to replace old appliances. New ones can brighten up your home and increase efficiency. But getting rid of the old ones can be a challenge.

Old appliance disposal is almost never easy, especially for those units that are not on a ground floor. Not to mention that you need to know where to dispose of them in the first place!

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, Old Appliances, appliance recycling, kitchen appliances, recycle appliances, appliance removal, appliance recyclers

Don’t Dispose: Recycle, Reuse, Or Repurpose

Posted by Junk King on Jan 9, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This post was first published in September 2019 and has been updated and revised.]

Recycling is a great practice and should be a regular part of every household and business. However, there are growing challenges in the recycling industry.

We've been promoting recycling as a nation for over 50 years now. Today, recycling bins and facilities are the norm in most communities across the country. But now, so are gluts of recyclable materials.

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, junk metal recycling

How To Recycle Cardboard

Posted by Junk King on Jan 6, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in October 2019 and has been revised and expanded.]

For most of us, recycling is just throwing our recyclables into the right containers. But what about large amounts of junk like empty boxes? Do you know how to recycle cardboard properly?

After the holidays many homes and businesses can find themselves inundated with waste cardboard and paperboard from packaging and other materials. And disposing of it all can be a challenge.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, household waste, recycle cardboard, paper recycling, cardboard recycling, paperboard recycling

Extreme Recycle: Mattress Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jan 4, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in October 2019 and has been updated and revised.]

It seems that many people get new beds this time of year and that’s a great thing. But when it to disposing of old mattresses, how do you do that responsibly?

So, if you've purchased a new mattress over the holidays and your old one is still around, you need a good mattress disposal solution. But taking it to the dump is not your best - or only - option.

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Topics: mattress removal, household waste, mattress recycling, recycle mattresses, mattress disposal, get rid of old mattress, recycling old mattresses

Junk Removal: Any Time Of The Year

Posted by Junk King on Jan 2, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in December 2020 and has been revised and expanded.]

With the holidays behind us and the weather turning colder as winter settles in, probably the last thing you are considering is junk removal. 

But, as you look around your home at the "post-holiday" rubbish, junk, and other debris, you can see that junk removal has no seasons and that anytime can be a necessary time to get rid of all those unwanted or unneeded items and accumulated junk. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk removal, office junk removal, affordable junk removal, construction junk removal, large junk removal

The State Of Bioenergy In America

Posted by Junk King on Dec 30, 2022 11:45:00 AM


We generate millions of tons of organic waste every year in the United States. And most of it ends up in our landfills. But that is changing now and for the better.

Back in 2018 the EPA estimated that we tossed out over 63 million tons of food and organic waste. And that almost 56 percent of it was landfilled. 

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, yard waste, organic waste, food waste, bioenergy, alternative fuels, biofuel

Junk King's Notable 2022 Year in Review

Posted by Junk King on Dec 29, 2022 12:53:03 PM

Here at Junk King, we’re proud to say that 2022 was a year to remember given all the major milestones we’ve hit. This year’s unparalleled success can be attributed to our sustainable model and strategic approach, including our goal to keep 60% of junk collected out of landfills through repurposing and recycling, along with our extra-large trucks that are 20% larger than our competitors. Check out some of the highlights from this past year:

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Decluttering And Organizing For 2023

Posted by Junk King on Dec 28, 2022 5:00:00 AM

There is something refreshing and energizing about starting a new year. And one way to make that even better is by decluttering and organizing your home.

Keep in mind, however, that decluttering and organizing is not a one time event - it's a lifestyle habit and must be undertaken periodically throughout the year.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, organization tips, clear clutter, declutter, residential trash removal, clutter removal, decluttering, organizing tips

6 Tips To Prepare Your Home For Winter And Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Dec 26, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published October 2016 and has been revised and expanded.]

Winter is here and for homeowners it's also time to get your house ready for the cold weather, snow, and rain.  And this includes winter junk removal.

No one likes to work outdoors in winter, but preparing now is better than suffering later. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, home remodeling, Old Appliances, winterizing, preparing for winter, home winterizing

Don't Be a Grinch! 7 Ways to Reduce Christmas Waste [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Dec 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM



[This article was originally published here in November 2016 and has been revised and expanded.]

The holidays are here and soon we'll be handing out gifts! But did you know that by spreading joy to those around us, we're also creating tons of waste?

All that wrapping paper, packaging material, disposable decorations, food waste, and other holiday trash adds up to quite a bit of rubbish, debris, and junk. So, what do you do with it all?

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Topics: christmas tree disposal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, holiday tips, residential trash removal, christmas junk removal, christmas tree removal, holiday trash removal

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