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COVID-19, Proper Sanitation, And Your Household Waste

Posted by Junk King on Mar 19, 2020 11:21:43 AM

 

With the prominence of COVID-19 in the news and in our communities, you might have questions about your household sanitation and waste disposal practices.

Aside from wearing a mask and washing your hands, what's needed at home and what should you do with your household waste?

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Topics: household waste, COVID-19, health and safety, sanitation practices, coronavirus

What Do You Do With An Old Mattress?

Posted by Junk King on Jan 28, 2020 9:53:00 AM

 

Here's a question for you - what do you do with an old mattress? If you've replaced yours or have an extra one now, it can be a problem.

Well, there are good and bad answers to that question. And the good one might surprise you.

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Topics: mattress removal, household waste, mattress recycling, recycle mattresses, mattress disposal

Can You Recycle Styrofoam?

Posted by Junk King on Oct 29, 2019 9:36:00 AM

 

Recycling can sometimes be a challenge. Not everything is acceptable and it’s hard to know what is or isn’t. For example, can you recycle Styrofoam?

Conscientious homeowners and others want to be good “eco-citizens” and most strive to do their best at practicing proper recycling. For those with designated recycling bins the job is a bit easier. 

But sometimes you come across waste products that seem to defy categorization for the bins. 

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, residential trash, household waste, recycle styrofoam

How To Recycle Cardboard

Posted by Junk King on Oct 28, 2019 1:46:00 PM

 

For most of us, recycling is just throwing our recyclables into the right containers. But what about large amounts of junk like empty boxes? Do you know how to recycle cardboard properly?

As we’ve noted in other posts, there are multiple items that can be recycled. In addition to the most common materials - paper, glass, metals and plastics - there are also many furniture items and appliances that can be recycled, not to mention lawn care equipment.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, household waste, recycle cardboard, paper recycling

Extreme Recycle: Mattress Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Oct 8, 2019 1:11:00 PM

 

It seems that everyone’s recycling these days and that’s a great thing. But some large items are challenging. When it comes to large items can you recycle, mattress recycling is one of them.

And, if you've purchased a new mattress recently and your old one is still around, you need a good mattress disposal solution. But simply taking it to the dump may not be an option.

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Topics: mattress removal, household waste, recycled furniture, mattress recycling, recycle mattresses

Couch Removal: Where Can I Throw Away a Couch?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 26, 2019 12:52:00 PM

 

[This post was originally published in February 2019 and has been revised and updated to reflect the most current information.]

A new couch can make your living room pop and it can provide both comfort and style. Similarly, a worn-out couch detracts from your overall decor. Replacing your old couch is easier than removing it, however. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, furniture disposal, household waste, old couches, recycled furniture

6 Alternatives For Disposing Of Unwanted Stuff

Posted by Junk King on Jul 22, 2019 11:24:00 AM

 

Maybe your spring cleaning is overdue and you still have piles of excess stuff, junk and things you want to get rid of. What are your options?

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Topics: household waste, recycling TVs, old couches, recycled furniture, what to do with old electronics

Junk Hauling For Your Yard?

Posted by Junk King on Mar 12, 2019 7:23:00 AM

 

Most people tend to think of old furniture, appliances or piles of clothes and toys when they think of junk hauling. But not their yards.

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Topics: junk removal, household waste, home improvement, yard waste, yard waste disposl

Holidays Means New TVs And Getting Rid Of Old TVs

Posted by Junk King on Nov 22, 2018 9:57:00 AM

 Christmas can mean wonderful things for people and, for many, it will mean new, bigger flat screen TVs! But what do you do with the old TV?

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Topics: TV disposal, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, old TV, household waste

Foreclosure Cleanouts: What Are Your Options?

Posted by Junk King on Nov 8, 2018 9:55:00 AM

There are still a number of REOs, bank-owned properties and foreclosures coming onto the market. And this often means that foreclosure cleanouts are needed.

 

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Topics: house cleanouts, foreclosure cleanout, outsourcing junk hauling, residential trash, household waste

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