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Oh, The Things That You Can Recycle!

Posted by Junk King on Apr 17, 2018 10:03:00 AM

There are many other household items that can be recycled in addition to paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. But many people are quite unaware of these so they end up in our landfills instead.

Recycling is not limited to paper, plastic glass and cans. It can, in fact, include a wide variety of other household trash items. In fact, with some creativity, some planning and consistent effort, almost anything you get rid of can actually be recycled, reused or repurposed. 

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, junk recycling, Recycling, Landfills, appliance recycling

Recycling And Junk Disposal Go Hand In Hand

Posted by Junk King on Jan 16, 2018 9:28:42 AM

When most people think of junk disposal they think of landfills. But junk hauling and junk disposal can actually be a big part of our recycling efforts if done correctly.

For most Americans, recycling is an accepted practice and a common fact of life. However, according to a joint study by Yale University and the EPA, Americans still recycle less than 22% of their discarded waste. 

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Topics: junk disposal, outsourcing junk hauling, Landfills, junk recycling, Recycling

Recycling Scrap Metal Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Junk King on Sep 14, 2017 10:10:16 AM

Summer is coming to an end and you still have some junk to get rid of. But what about the scrap metal items?

[This post has been revised and updated from a previous post published in 2016]

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Topics: scrap metal, appliance recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, junk recycling, junk hauling, Recycling

Replacing Your Water Heater? How About Water Heater Recycling?

Posted by Junk King on Apr 11, 2017 8:56:21 AM

When you finally have to replace your home's old water heater, what do you do with it? Recycling really is an option.

Disposing of old appliances is never an easy job. Unless your vendor for the new machine offers to remove your old one for free, the task can be difficult and expensive.

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, junk recycling, junk disposal, Residential Junk Removal, 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: Green Junk Removal, Bay Area Junk Removal, Landfills, junk recycling, Business Junk Removal

Decluttering: What to Do When It’s Not Really Trash and Too Good to Throw Away

Posted by Junk King on Feb 17, 2017 10:00:00 AM

When we try to declutter our homes, we find things we can’t bear to throw away. Instead of adding to landfills, recycle junk instead.

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Topics: Spring Cleaning, junk recycling

Scrap Metal Recycling Really Is A Thing

Posted by Junk King on Feb 15, 2017 5:27:21 PM

You’re looking forward to some spring cleaning and already planning to get rid of things. But what do you do with the scrap metal debris?

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Topics: scrap metal, Recycling, junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, E-waste Removal, C&D waste

Appliance Removal For Your Old Washer And Dryer The Easy Way

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

Getting a new and efficient washer and dryer set is a great investment. Having new appliances is always exciting, but old appliance removal - not so much!

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Topics: washer / dryer disposal, get rid of old appliances, Old Appliances, junk hauling, junk removal, junk recycling

Why You Need Professional Junk Hauling For Your Old Hot Tub

Posted by Junk King on Feb 2, 2017 8:21:57 AM

Out with the old and in with the new. Great advice, but what if the old is an old hot tub? Getting rid of it can be a problem. But there is an answer.

It's literally the middle of winter now and many hot tub owners are making full use of their tubs. And if you decided to get yourself a new one this year to replace that old hot tub that's been around for years, you may still have a job to do.

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Topics: junk hauling, large trash pick up, junk recycling, Old Furniture, Residential Junk Removal, The Bin

6 Ways For Dealing With Your Excess Junk [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Jan 24, 2017 6:00:00 AM

Everyone has to deal with excess belongings, clutter, and occasional junk hauling. But simply throwing everything away is not the only option. 

One of the realities of life is the accumulation of things. Whether it's simply an growing amount of clothes, shoes, and other personal belongings, or larger household items like furniture or sports equipment. Almost everyone finds themselves having to deal with excess junk at some point.

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Topics: junk hauling, Recycling, junk removal, junk disposal, Residential Junk Removal, Clutter, junk recycling

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