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Scrap Metal Recycling Is A Sustainable Option

Posted by Junk King on Apr 10, 2018 6:15:00 AM

Everyone has large junk items to dispose of once in a while. Often, these items are made of various metals and can be hard to get rid of. But scrap metal recycling makes disposal easier.

Scrap metal recovery and recycling is a massive and growing industry in the United States. Some recent figures give a sense of the volume of materials handled every year. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, scrap metal, metal recycling

Are Dumpster Rental Prices More Important Than Going Green?

Posted by Junk King on Feb 13, 2018 12:00:00 AM

When it comes to renting a dumpster, there are a lot of different factors to consider. The big ones for most customers are about budget and size. What are the dumpster rental prices and how much capacity do the dumpsters provide? The primary goal in these cases is to get the most dumpster space possible for the lowest rental rates.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal

Consider Donating Before Junk Disposal This Season

Posted by Junk King on Dec 14, 2017 7:52:53 PM

The United States is one of the most charitable and generous nations in the world. An important part of our culture is donating to worthy causes.

[This post has been revised and updated from the original post published in March 2017]

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, Green Junk Removal, furniture removal, donations, charities

Green Junk Removal And Recycling Old Furniture

Posted by Junk King on Nov 30, 2017 6:03:00 AM

For too many people, the idea of simply tossing their junk into a landfill is not a great option, especially for getting rid of old furniture.

Fortunately, there are green junk removal options that include recycling old furniture. With the holidays here and the possibility of new furniture around the corner, deciding what to do with the old stuff is a priority. Or perhaps you are facing a move soon and are looking to downsize a bit beforehand. 

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Topics: Old Furniture, Recycle Furniture, Green Junk Removal, Pick Up Old Furniture, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

10 Household Items For Recycling [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Nov 24, 2017 3:12:14 PM

When we think of recycling we usually think paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. But there are actually a number of other household items that can be effectively recycled.

Household recycling can not only take different forms, but it can include a wide variety of common household trash items. In fact, with some creativity, planning, and a little effort almost anything you to simply toss out can actually be recycled, reused or repurposed. 

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

Recycling, Junk Removal, And Best Practices

Posted by Junk King on Nov 2, 2017 6:02:00 AM

Junk removal and recycling are not usually thought of as being the same thing. But with the right choices you can do both at the same time.

In America, we often talk about recycling and "being green." However, there is still a great deal of room for more improvement in the U.S. In fact, based on a joint study by Yale University and the EPA, the U.S. recycles less than 22% of its discarded materials.

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Topics: large trash pick up, Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, appliance recycling

Recycling As A Lifestyle Choice

Posted by Junk King on Jul 13, 2017 6:32:00 AM

Recycling and taking care of junk removal is not something most people associate with a lifestyle choice. But it is a choice that benefits everyone.

 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, junk removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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

One Construction Debris Disposal Option: Recycled Wood Products

Posted by Junk King on Apr 25, 2017 8:03:58 AM

A variety of materials in the construction debris disposal stream can be recycled. But few of them can be quickly made into new products. That's not the case for wood debris.

The construction and demolition (C&D) waste industry is growing and continually developing, yet too many contractors still aren't making full use of it's potential.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Landfills, construction debris, construction recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, The Bin

The State Of Landfills And Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Apr 6, 2017 9:29:05 PM

Landfills in the United States are being filled and closing faster than new ones are becoming active. All of which highlights the need for recycling much of what gets hauled with junk removal. 

 

According to statistics provided in a report from SaveOnEnergy, there are currently over 2,000 active landfills across the country while the number of closed, or inactive, landfill locations reaches into the thousands. From plastic and metal, to glass and paper, the variety of materials that could be recycled is vast and abundant. 

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Topics: Bay Area Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, junk recycling, Landfills, Business Junk Removal

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