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Business Junk Removal And E-Waste Solutions

Posted by Junk King on Oct 31, 2017 6:04:00 AM

The end of the year is coming up soon and it's a good time to start preparing your offices for the New Year. And that often means cleaning out junk, some of which is e-waste.

Because electronic equipment typically improves and is upgraded almost annually, if not sooner, most of us end up replacing our electronics with new models regularly. This is especially true in many businesses and office and the old devices end up unused, often collecting dust in some basement or office.

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Topics: junk hauling, Business Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling

What You Should Know About Recycling Old TVs

Posted by Junk King on Aug 15, 2017 6:05:00 AM

We talk a great deal about recycling in our society. But, when it comes to our old television, we don't always think of recycling them.

Buying new electronic devices and appliances can be exciting and even a lot of fun for most people. However, it also can mean a large amount of debris that now has to be disposed of. The purchase of a large electronic appliance like a computer or a television takes that chore to higher level.

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, TV disposal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, old TV

Beyond Junk Removal: Maximum Recycling [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Jun 27, 2017 11:00:00 AM

You can call a reliable junk removal firm to haul away your larger household junk, but what about the small stuff? Is it possible to recycle more than your cans and plastic?

It turns out that residential recycling not only takes different forms, but can include a wide variety of common household items. In fact, with some creativity and a little effort, almost anything you might otherwise toss out can be recycled, reused or repurposed. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling

Residential Debris Removal And Your Old TV

Posted by Junk King on Apr 18, 2017 6:00:00 AM

With the onset of great weather and longer days, many people are cleaning up their homes and handling debris removal. But what do you with your old TV?

Spring cleaning, DIY projects around the house, home repairs and upgrades - all of these eventually require amount of debris removal. Along with that comes getting rid of old fixtures, furniture and appliances, including your old TV. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, electronic waste, debris removal, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, old TV

Old Mobile Phone Disposal And The Challenge Of E-Waste

Posted by Junk King on Mar 28, 2017 6:00:00 AM

The U.S. is awash in old electronics and old mobile phones are among the top items in this growing pile of electronic waste. But there are noble alternatives to simply tossing them in the trash!

We live in a wonderful time of incredible technology and a vast array of high-tech devices to enhance our lives. With all of this technology and devices, however, comes the problem of efficient disposal.

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, donations, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling

Spring Is For Cleaning And That Means E-Waste Disposal [Facts]

Posted by Junk King on Mar 17, 2017 6:48:20 AM

If you are going to be doing some spring cleaning this year it's likely you'll be getting rid of old electronics. And e-waste disposal is a special challenge.

 

The easy thing to do is toss everything in the dumpster or your residential trash bin. Bit what about recycling your e-waste?

With businesses and homeowners facing increased regulations and added fees for e-waste recycling, it may seem easier to simply throw out old electronics. In fact, traditional junk hauling is usually the first option for many people.

However, not only is this often against the law to dispose of most electronics, it is a health hazard because e-waste contains toxic materials that are likely to be detrimental to human health.

For these and a number of other reasons, when it comes to e-waste, you should always look to recycle electronics instead of just throwing them out.

Junk Hauling and E-Waste Disposal: Doing it Right

There are a few issues to consider with e-waste disposal and recycling. Because of the number of laws and regulations, especially in states such as California, many items such as monitors, TVs, and even cell phones cannot be simply tossed in the trash.

What's more, when you want to properly dispose of a computer monitor - particularly any old CRT devices you still have around - the process takes time, effort and money.

E-Waste Recycling Still Falls Behind the Volume of E-Waste

The sheer volume of electronics that are disposed of each year in the United States is overwhelming. For example, almost 1.3 million cell phones are replaced every year! 

Here is an infographic that illustrates some of the key facts about e-waste collection and recycling in the United States:

 

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Topics: Bay Area Junk Removal, E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling

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