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Junk Metal Recycling: A Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Sep 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Most of us routinely recycle metal cans and mostly the aluminum ones. But there is far more to recycling metals than putting cans in a recycling bin.

The consumer world is filled with a wide variety of metal products that range from cast iron, to copper, to precious metals. And they can all be recycled - if disposed of properly.

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Topics: scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, recycling facilities

A Good Reason (And Season) For Old Appliance Removal

Posted by Junk King on Sep 28, 2020 11:42:16 AM

 

No one likes getting rid of appliances once they've stopped working. But sometimes there's a good reason for old appliance removal.

Buying new appliances can be an exciting time as well as add value to your home. Getting rid of the old appliances, however, can sometimes be a problem. 

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, appliance recycling, recycle appliances, appliance removal, old appliances disposal

Recycling Metals: An Endless Process

Posted by Junk King on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

A fascinating fact about common metals is that they can be recycled almost indefinitely. This is especially true for iron, steel, and aluminum products. 

All things being equal, almost every kind of metal can be recycled again and again without the degradation of their properties. So, why don't we recycle more metal?

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Topics: scrap metal, e-waste recycling, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling

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

The Case For Scrap Metal Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM

 

Scrap metal recycling and recovery is a massive industry in the United States. But it isn't just for businesses. Homeowners and others contribute with recyclable metals, as well.

In fact, while it's not something that most homeowners find themselves engaging in, junk metal recycling make disposing of more junk items greener!

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling

Recycling Is More Than Plastic, Paper And Glass

Posted by Junk King on May 20, 2020 10:36:00 AM

 

It may surprise many people to know that there is far more to residential recycling than just plastic, paper and glass. 

In fact, there are a large number of common household items that are made up of most recyclable components. These items can be found in most every American kitchen and laundry room.

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, Recycling, appliance recycling, recycle appliances, appliance removal

Summertime And The A/C Is Dying

Posted by Junk King on May 6, 2020 9:30:00 AM

 

One of the worst things that can happen in a home during the hot summer months is when the air conditioner stops working and has to be replaced.

The good news is that not only do you not have to get rid of the old one yourself, but much of the unit can be recycled.

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Topics: Old Appliances, appliance recycling, appliance removal, air conditioner removal, a/c unit disposal

So You Want To Recycle A Refrigerator

Posted by Junk King on Feb 4, 2020 11:12:31 AM

You have an old refrigerator that no longer works. And you don't want to dump it and now you're wondering how to recycle a refrigerator. 

Good news! We can make it really easy for you.

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Refrigerator Recycling, appliance recycling, appliance recyclers, refrigerator removal

Planning Your Refrigerator Removal

Posted by Junk King on Jan 27, 2020 11:45:00 AM

 

So, you purchased a new refrigerator. Now you need to get rid of your old one. Time to plan for refrigerator removal!

While it may seem like a simple to task to haul out your old refrigerator, the truth is it can be a bit, well, complicated. But not to worry - we've got you covered with a handy refrigerator removal checklist.

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Refrigerator Recycling, appliance recycling, appliance removal, refrigerator removal

How Do They Recycle A Refrigerator?

Posted by Junk King on Jan 23, 2020 12:08:55 PM

 

We often think of cans, bottles and paper when it comes to recycling. But can they really recycle a refrigerator?

The answer is "Yes!" and you can contribute to this highly beneficial process when you get rid of your old refrigerator. 

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Refrigerator Recycling, appliance recycling, recycle appliances, refrigerator removal

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