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How To Recycle Cardboard

Posted by Junk King on Jan 6, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in October 2019 and has been revised and expanded.]

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?

After the holidays many homes and businesses can find themselves inundated with waste cardboard and paperboard from packaging and other materials. And disposing of it all can be a challenge.

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

Extreme Recycle: Mattress Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jan 4, 2023 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in October 2019 and has been updated and revised.]

It seems that many people get new beds this time of year and that’s a great thing. But when it to disposing of old mattresses, how do you do that responsibly?

So, if you've purchased a new mattress over the holidays and your old one is still around, you need a good mattress disposal solution. But taking it to the dump is not your best - or only - option.

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Topics: mattress removal, household waste, mattress recycling, recycle mattresses, mattress disposal, get rid of old mattress, recycling old mattresses

Winter Is Coming: Is Your Home Ready?

Posted by Junk King on Dec 19, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article first appeared here in December 2018 and has been revised and expanded.]

Getting your house and your property ready for the winter weather is one of the more challenging tasks for many homeowner.

This is especially true in many parts of the country since it means getting for some brutal weather that brings heavy snow and long freezes.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, winterizing, junk haulling, home cleanout, household waste, preparing for winter, home winterizing

Holidays, Gifts, And E-Waste Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Nov 18, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in November 2020 and has been expanded and revised.]

We love getting new electronic devices.  And the holidays are a great time to give and receive them. But that means getting rid of the old ones. 

E-waste, or electronic waste, is a growing problem globally, as well as in the U.S. and it is only getting worse. 

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Topics: E-waste Removal, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, household waste, what to do with old electronics

Tips On Hauling Household Hazardous Waste

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

 

Almost everything we dispose of at home can go into our trash bins. But household hazardous waste products cannot be hauled away even by pro junk haulers.

And household hazardous waste, or HHW, must be properly handled and disposed of. But it can be a confusing and sometimes difficult task for many people.

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Topics: Hazardous Waste, toxic waste, household waste, household waste removal, household hazardous waste, residential trash removal

How To Handle Household Hazardous Waste

Posted by Junk King on Apr 20, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

We may not think of our household waste products as 'hazardous' but many products are defined as hazardous household waste when we dispose of them.

Those almost empty bottles and containers can hold significant amounts of waste products that the EPA has deemed as hazardous and requires special disposal practices. And this can be a bit challenging for many homeowners and others.

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Topics: Hazardous Waste, e-waste disposal, household waste, household waste removal, household hazardous waste, cleaning supplies

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

Residential Junk Removal And Household Hazardous Waste (HHW)

Posted by Junk King on Sep 24, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

When it comes to residential junk removal, most of our junk does not fall into the category of 'hazardous waste' most of the time. But sometimes it does.

And it's those pesky bottles, cans, cylinders, and other items that create confusion and anxiety on the part of conscientious homeowners and others who ask, "What do you do with them?"

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Hazardous Waste, household waste, household waste removal, household hazardous waste

Why Recycling Household Junk Matters

Posted by Junk King on Aug 9, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

 

Household junk, or residential waste, isn't limited to what goes into your kitchen trash. It's anything and everything you throw away and is not recycled.

But the problem is that far too much of our residential junk and waste ends up in the waste stream and, ultimately, the landfills. And it doesn't have to.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, junk recycling, residential trash, household waste, household waste removal

Residential Junk Removal Doesn't Have To Be A DIY Project

Posted by Junk King on Jun 30, 2021 10:30:00 AM

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Homeowners and renters often have junk. Whether it's from a major cleanup or because they're moving, residential junk removal can be a challenging task. 

But the good news is that it doesn't have to be a DIY task!

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, house cleanouts, home cleanout, residential trash, household waste

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