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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

Recycling, Junk Removal, And Best Practices

Posted by Junk King on May 18, 2020 9:00:00 AM

 

[This post was originally published in October, 2017 and has been expanded, updated and revised.]

You might not normally think of recycling and junk removal as being the same thing. But with the right choices you can accomplish both at the same time.

In the United States, we often talk about the environment, recycling and "being green." However, there's still a great deal of room for more improvement, especially with our consuming practices.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling

The Problem Of Recycling Plastic

Posted by Junk King on Apr 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling is a problem. This may sound odd since putting waste plastic in recycling bins is simple. But recycling plastic is far from simple.

The plastic recycling side of the recycling industry has always had challenges and complications. But since China banned waste plastic imports in 2018, the challenges have escalated.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic

Be Cool With Professional Junk Refrigerator Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Jan 2, 2020 6:30:00 AM

 

[This post was previously published in September 2016. It has been revised and updated to present the most accurate information.]

Do you have an old refrigerator that you're replacing? Maybe you already did and now it's taking up space in your garage! Then you need reliable refrigerator disposal.

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Refrigerator Recycling, get rid of old appliances, Green Junk Removal, old appliances disposal

Enjoying Your [Clean] Backyard This Summer

Posted by Junk King on Apr 18, 2019 9:36:00 AM

 

Spring is here and everyone loves a nice backyard area for barbecues, pool parties or just to kick back and relax in - especially when it's spiffy clean!

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

Recycle Your E-Waste Today!

Posted by Junk King on Mar 28, 2019 10:57:00 PM

 
[Editors note: This post was originally published in April 2011 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.]

We are all familiar with recycling. We are surrounded by disposal bins marked for plastics, paper and bottles and even our house trash is separated and recycled.

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling

E-Waste Recycling (E-Cycling)

Posted by Junk King on Mar 27, 2019 10:56:00 PM

 [Editors note: This post was originally published in October 2010 and has been completely revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.]

US representatives Mike Thompson and Gene Green recently introduced a new bill to the House of Representatives that is meant to curb the exportation of e-waste to developing countries around the world.

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Green Junk Removal, toxic waste, electronic waste, television recycling

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