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Enjoying Your [Clean] Backyard This Summer

Posted by Junk King on May 11, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post was originally published in April 2019 and has been update, expanded, and revised.]

Spring is here and summer is just around the corner. And a backyard for barbecues, pool parties, or just to relax in is far nicer when it's clean!

But getting and keeping a yard clean often involves far more than just cleaning up after the kids and pets. For many homeowners and renters, there are large amounts of trash, debris, and junk that needs to be gotten rid of.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, Green Junk Removal, lawn debris, yard waste disposal

Why Eco-Friendly Franchises are Trending Globally

Posted by Junk King on Apr 14, 2022 7:56:26 AM

There’s no question that our planet is changing — as hurricanes, floods, droughts, and wildfires become more common across the world, that much is evident.  

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, green blogs, Recycling, junk recycling, eco-friendly

The US Landfill Crisis And Sustainable Junk Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Mar 30, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

The amount of solid waste we generate continues to increase every year but the amount of landfill space continues to decrease. And this is not sustainable.

And a large amount of the solid waste we dispose of each year is made up of junk and other household debris that can be recycled. But much of it gets landfilled instead.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, junk recycling, Landfills, Sustainability, zero waste, solid waste recycling

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

Checking In On A Green Holiday Season

Posted by Junk King on Nov 26, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The holidays can mean many things to many people, but what it often means for everyone is a lot of stuff being bought, being given, and being thrown away.

But the problem is that much of what we buy, what we use, and what we throw out makes for a less-than-green holiday season. 

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, eco-friendly, holiday tips

The Uncertain Future Of Recycling In The United States

Posted by Junk King on Oct 29, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The future of recycling in America is filled with both promise and problems. We're overwhelmed with waste but with more effort we can recycle most of it. 

For years the focus has been on getting the consumer to recycle. That's shifting now and both the producers of consumer goods and the state and federal governments are taking action.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, recycling facilities

The Challenge Of Green Junk Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Jan 30, 2021 11:30:00 AM

 

Junk removal and disposal is not only a major industry in the US, but it is a function across the globe. And pressing challenge is for sustainable and recyclable waste.

The United States only recycles about 1/3 of its total waste generated every year. Some waste products, like paper and paperboard, are recycled at close to a 70 percent rate, while plastics are only at a dismal 9 percent globally.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, green products, recycling facilities

10 Household Items For Recycling [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Jan 20, 2021 5:00:00 AM

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[This article was originally published in November 2017 and has been update and revised.]

Paper and cardboard, plastic water bottles, aluminum cans: that's pretty much everything when it comes to household recycling, right? Nope - not really!

In fact, there are probably dozens of items you throw out each year that are highly recyclable.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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

Get Organized And Free From Clutter

Posted by Junk King on Jun 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM

 

 

Summer is here and, for many, it's a good time for cleaning, organizing, and getting rid of clutter. But successful decluttering requires a plan. 

With so many people having to work from home this year, staying organized is more critical than ever. And, because they are at home, this usually means dealing with clutter.

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Topics: Clutter, Green Junk Removal, organization tips, organization, declutter

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