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E-Waste Disposal Doesn't Have To Be A Burden

Posted by Junk King on May 9, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

We are inundated with electronics. But when our devices give out, they become electronic waste, or e-waste, and that means dealing with e-waste disposal.

The problem is that we can't simply throw it all into the household or office trash. Most e-waste disposal is regulated, while most e-waste items are also recyclable. So, what should we do?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, electronics disposal, electronics recycling

How To Handle Household Hazardous Waste

Posted by Junk King on Apr 20, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

We may not think of our household waste products as 'hazardous' but many products are defined as hazardous household waste when we dispose of them.

Those almost empty bottles and containers can hold significant amounts of waste products that the EPA has deemed as hazardous and requires special disposal practices. And this can be a bit challenging for many homeowners and others.

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Topics: Hazardous Waste, e-waste disposal, household waste, household waste removal, household hazardous waste, cleaning supplies

Being Buried In Batteries - E-Waste Recycling Matters

Posted by Junk King on Feb 9, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

A new wave of e-waste recycling is going to be cresting soon and it involves the sea of batteries, both large and small, that will be dying over time. 

While there are promising breakthroughs in battery technology, no battery lasts forever. Not even those in electric vehicles, or EVs. But most all batteries can be recycled.

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, recycling electronics, battery recycling

Should Old Electronics Be Forgot? A New Year Means More E-Waste

Posted by Junk King on Dec 22, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

As we're wrapping up the year and will soon be unwrapping presents, it's quite likely many will be electronic devices, which means getting rid of old ones.

Electronic waste, or e-waste, is a bit of a problem because it shouldn't be tossed into the household trash, but recycled instead. And some of it can be toxic if it ends up in landfills. So, what should you do?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, electronic recycling, where to recycle electronics, recycling electronics

E-Waste That Keeps On Going

Posted by Junk King on Jun 21, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Not all waste is created equal. And some electronic waste, or E-waste, can be recycled over and over again. If it gets recycled...

While many components of e-waste materials can be recycled or recovered, some have a limited lifespan of reusability. But other components can be recycled almost indefinitely. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, Sustainability, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, electronic recycling

Television Removal And Disposal Facts

Posted by Junk King on Apr 30, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

We are being flooded with old, waste electronics and much of it comes in the form of old TVs and computer monitors that often end up in landfills.

The problem with that solution is that electronic waste, or e-waste items such as TVs and old computer monitors contain toxic metals and other chemicals. And these can get into the local environments near the landfills.

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Topics: TV disposal, e-waste disposal, tv recycle, recycling TVs, recycle computer monitors, computer monitor recycling, TV removal

Computer Disposal Should Be Computer Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Mar 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

When we get rid of junk we don't usually think of computer disposal. And when we need to get rid of computers, we don't always think of computer recycling.

Yet, computers and monitors - and other computer hardware - can all be recycled. 

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Topics: e-waste disposal, computer disposal, recycle computer monitors, computer monitor recycling, computer recycling

The Challenge Of Residential Hazardous Waste Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Feb 8, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Disposing of household hazardous waste is becoming increasingly difficult for homeowners and others as new laws make it harder to get rid of.

Adding to the problem is the fact that many homeowners, renters and others aren't even aware that some of the junk and debris they need to dispose of is considered hazardous waste. 

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Topics: Hazardous Waste, toxic waste, e-waste disposal, residential trash, household waste, EPA

Can E-Waste Be Recycled?

Posted by Junk King on Jan 18, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Electronics and digital devices get old and obsolete over time. And when you dispose of them they become e-waste. But can they be recycled instead?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Recycling, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, ecycling

An E-Waste Disposal Essentials Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Jan 6, 2021 5:00:00 AM

[This article originally appeared here in April 2019. It has been revised and updated for 2021]

With the holidays behind us, it's quite likely you've got a new collection of digital devices and electronics. And that often means more e-waste.

Many people think of "e-waste" or electronic waste as strictly an industrial by-product. While it's true that many businesses generate e-waste, it's also true that almost everyone has old or unwanted electronic devices and equipment they need to dispose of. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Green Junk Removal, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, ecycling

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