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

5 Things You Didn't Know Can Go To A Recycle Center [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Sep 28, 2017 8:45:00 AM

We are all used to recycling things such as aluminum cans, glass bottles and newspapers. But did you know there a number of other household items that can also be recycled?

Recycling has become a way of life for most American households. Although the practice is centuries old, it was not common in the United States until the last few decades. Many of us, in fact, can remember a time when recycling was a novel concept for most of us. All that began to change beginning in the 1970s.

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, donations, appliance recycling

What You Should Know About Recycling Old Lawn Mowers and Landscaping Equipment

Posted by Junk King on Sep 21, 2017 2:51:33 PM

Garages and tool sheds across the country fill up with old lawn care equipment year after year. So what do you do with tools that are too large for the garbage bin?

Does your garage have an old lawn mower, edger or other unwanted landscaping tools just taking up space? When you have a broken or obsolete lawn mower and other landscaping appliances, you know that getting rid of them can be difficult, uncomfortable, and dirty.

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Topics: junk hauling, Old Appliances, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, scrap metal, appliance recycling, landscaping

Recycling Scrap Metal Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Junk King on Sep 14, 2017 10:10:16 AM

Summer is coming to an end and you still have some junk to get rid of. But what about the scrap metal items?

[This post has been revised and updated from a previous post published in 2016]

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

What You Should Know About Recycling Old Appliances

Posted by Junk King on Aug 31, 2017 6:10:00 AM

We enthusiastically promote recycling in our society, but there is more to recycling than cans, bottles and newspapers.

Did you know that a large majority of items you might think have to be disposed of in a landfill can actually be recycled? Take your household appliances, for example. Can you recycle a refrigerator? How about an oven or even an air conditioning unit?

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, get rid of old appliances, Old Appliances, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, scrap metal, appliance recycling

Time To Invest In A Kitchen Upgrade?

Posted by Junk King on Jun 15, 2017 7:42:42 AM

With the housing market still hot and looking to stay that way, many homeowners are considering selling. And that means making the right upgrades to maximize their home's market value.

There are a number of investments a homeowner can - and should - make to improve the curb appeal and actual resale value of their home. According to most realty and home improvement experts, home remodeling can be a great choice and the kitchen is one of the top priorities.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, get rid of old appliances, home remodeling, scrap metal, appliance recycling

Air Conditioner Disposal: Junk Removal or Recycling?

Posted by Junk King on May 11, 2017 7:52:15 AM

Most homes in the U.S. have some type of heating and air system. Air conditioners are common and eventually have to be replaced. But what do you do with your old one?

When your air conditioner stops working and it is approaching triple-digit temperatures, you have to replace it. Even if it still works but is straining because it's so old, you'll probably need to upgrade. But now you have an old unit to get rid of and you find it's not easy.

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Topics: large trash pick up, get rid of old appliances, Recycling, junk removal, Old Appliances, air conditioner disposal, appliance recycling

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