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Yard Waste And Other Organic Waste: Why Recycle

Posted by Junk King on Jun 23, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in March 2021 and has been expanded and revised.]


All those leaves, grass, and other trimmings are completely organic and biodegradable, right? Yes, but they still don't belong in landfills. Here's why.

Despite what might seem an intuitive assumption about organic yard waste material - or even food waste - organic waste can be quite harmful to the environment.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, yard waste, yard waste disposal, paper recycling, organic waste, food waste

Bioenergy: Doing Your Part Through Composting

Posted by Junk King on Jan 27, 2023 12:30:00 PM

Composting is a practice that is probably as old as mankind. But composting at home is still new for many Americans. Yet it doesn't have to be difficult.

While some states have requirements for residential composting of organic waste, it is far from a widespread practice in the U.S. But it should be.

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Topics: yard waste disposal, composting, organic waste, food waste, compost, bioenergy, biofuel

The State Of Bioenergy In America

Posted by Junk King on Dec 30, 2022 11:45:00 AM


We generate millions of tons of organic waste every year in the United States. And most of it ends up in our landfills. But that is changing now and for the better.

Back in 2018 the EPA estimated that we tossed out over 63 million tons of food and organic waste. And that almost 56 percent of it was landfilled. 

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, yard waste, organic waste, food waste, bioenergy, alternative fuels, biofuel

Composting 101

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

Composting is an eco-friendly approach for reusing and reducing organic waste. Many people avoid composting because they are intimidated by the process.

But understanding composting will help you reduce the amount of junk you produce and dump in overflowing landfills.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, home improvement, composting, organic waste, food waste, compost

Yard Waste And Being Green With Composting

Posted by Junk King on Jan 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM


For many people, composting still evokes images of elderly, 'back-to-the-earth' couples with piles of rotting vegetation in the corner of their back yard. 

But composting and optimizing your yard waste is actually beneficial on a number of levels. And it's an easy way to be 'green.'

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, lawn debris, household waste, yard waste disposal, composting, food waste

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