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How To Get Rid Of Your Old Stove Or Oven

Posted by Junk King on Jun 21, 2018 9:48:00 AM

Getting rid of old appliances can be a huge chore. And your kitchen stove or oven can be some of the worst to deal with. But if you're upgrading to new appliances, what do you do with the old ones?

Imagine you are trying to lift your kitchen oven. Even if you could get your arms around it, how much weight are we talking about? Well, according to one source, the average 24 to 30 inch convection oven weighs about 130 pounds. And a double convection oven can weigh much over double that!

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Topics: metal recycling, kitchen appliances, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, junk haulling

3 Tips For Disposing Of Your Old Dishwasher

Posted by Junk King on Jun 19, 2018 10:59:22 AM

Household and kitchen appliances get old. Sometimes they just need to be upgraded and other times they break down and must be replaced. Either way, you still have to get rid of the old one.

Hauling off and disposing of old appliances is a difficult task for any homeowner. Unless you already have an appliance professional or two at home and a large truck, getting rid of that old machine is going to be a challenge.

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Topics: metal recycling, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, dishwasher disposal, Old Appliances

5 Surprising Things You Can Recycle From Your Home

Posted by Junk King on Jun 6, 2018 9:00:20 AM

There are many other household items that can be recycled in addition to just aluminum cans, glass bottles, boxes and newspaper.

In fact, you might be surprised at the variety of household items and debris that can actually be recycled instead of dumped in a landfill. While, most people are quite familiar with the concept of recycling, we do tend to think of it only in terms of common items we're familiar with.

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Topics: metal recycling, appliance recycling, Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, Landfills

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

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

Oh, The Things That You Can Recycle!

Posted by Junk King on Apr 17, 2018 10:03:00 AM

There are many other household items that can be recycled in addition to paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. But many people are quite unaware of these so they end up in our landfills instead.

Recycling is not limited to paper, plastic glass and cans. It can, in fact, include a wide variety of other household trash items. In fact, with some creativity, some planning and consistent effort, almost anything you get rid of can actually be recycled, reused or repurposed. 

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

A Simple Solution For Washer And Dryer Removal

Posted by Junk King on Apr 12, 2018 11:26:08 AM

Now that spring is here many folks are looking to replace some old appliances. Some of the most difficult to dispose of are washers and dryers. Is there a simple solution for old appliance removal?

With some things it makes sense to replace them with used items. But large appliances, such as washers and dryers, have gotten more efficient with each year.

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Topics: metal recycling, washer / dryer disposal, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, Residential Junk Removal

Replacing Your Refrigerator? Consider Recycling.

Posted by Junk King on Apr 5, 2018 12:50:31 PM

The refrigerator is probably the central fixture of any kitchen besides the stove. But, like any appliance, they become dated and old, and eventually need to be replaced.

If you've been thinking about upgrading to a new high-tech refrigerator, this is a great time to do so. New models now come complete with smart technology, temperature sensors,  water filtration systems, and energy saving features. Not to mention a wide selection of colors and designs.

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Refrigerator Recycling, Residential Junk Removal, appliance recycling, get rid of old appliances, Old Appliances, scrap metal

Getting Rid Of Old Appliances With Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Mar 13, 2018 12:49:34 PM

Spring is a great time of year to replace your old appliances and update your kitchen and laundry room. But what do you do with your old machines? You could junk them, but there's a better option.

Once you've replaced your old, worn out or outdated appliances, you have to decide what to do with your old machines. Some retailers will take them for you, but you are likely to be stuck with disposing of them yourself.

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, appliance recycling, Old Appliances, junk haulling, junk removal services

Recycling, Junk Removal, And Best Practices

Posted by Junk King on Nov 2, 2017 6:02:00 AM

Junk removal and recycling are not usually thought of as being the same thing. But with the right choices you can do both at the same time.

In America, we often talk about recycling and "being green." However, there is still a great deal of room for more improvement in the U.S. In fact, based on a joint study by Yale University and the EPA, the U.S. recycles less than 22% of its discarded materials.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Residential Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Recycling, large trash pick up, appliance recycling

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