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Recycling Matters For Paper, Plastic, Glass, And Metal

Posted by Junk King on Apr 23, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The truth is that there are many materials that can be recycled, but the most common items for recycling are paper, plastic, glass, and metal.

Unfortunately, plastics are problematic when it comes to recycling since not all types are suitable for the recycling process. But the other three are almost 100 percent recyclable.

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Topics: junk recycling, metal recycling, residential trash, paper recycling, plastic recycling, glass recycling

Recycling Scrap Metal Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Junk King on Apr 14, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post was originally published in December 2018 and has been revised, expanded, and updated.]

Many homeowners take their old equipment and appliances to a landfill. That's because they aren't aware that recycling scrap metal can be an easy option.

Many homeowners and even business owners feel that getting rid of scrap metal items is difficult. And especially if those items are too large to throw into their curbside trash bin.

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Topics: junk recycling, scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling, recycling scrap metal

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

Junk Removal And Recycling: A Great Combo

Posted by Junk King on Oct 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Taking care of junk removal doesn't always make us think of recycling, but they actually do go hand-in-hand. In fact, they are a natural combination.

The good news is that these activities can be both be accomplished together. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, office junk removal, junk removal services

Is Recycling Glass Still A Thing?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Plastic, paper, metal, and glass. These are the four staples of residential recycling. But how much glass really gets recycled anymore? Not enough.

While glass is probably the Queen of Recyclable material, making that happen is a bit more complicated than simply throwing empty wine bottles in the recycling bin.

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, residential trash, glass recycling, recycle glass

The Three Kings Of Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Aug 31, 2020 4:45:00 PM

 

There is recycling and then there is REAL recycling. And the kings of recycling are metals, glass, and paper. 

While we all probably know these as three of the most commonly recycled materials, not many realize how completely recyclable they are.

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Topics: junk recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, recycling facilities, glass recycling

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Winning With Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Aug 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

There are a variety of things we dispose of that can be recycled. Some are more common than others such as metals and paper waste. Oh - and waste concrete!

The downside is that so much of these materials never make it to recycling facilities and end up in our landfills instead. And that's a losing proposition.

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Topics: junk recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, recycling facilities, waste concrete recycling

Oh, The Things That You Can Recycle!

Posted by Junk King on Aug 24, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

[This post was previously published in April 2018 and has been updated and enhanced.]

Everyone knows they can recycle paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. And most of us do. But did you know that there many other household waste materials that can also be recycled?

Recycling is not limited to paper, plastic, glass, and aluminum. In fact, with some creativity, some planning, and some consistent effort, almost anything you want to throw away can actually be recycled, reused, or repurposed. 

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

How To Find Appliance Recycle Near Me

Posted by Junk King on Oct 10, 2019 8:43:00 AM

 

So, you've replaced your old appliance and you want to recycle it. What can you do besides typing “appliance recycle near me” in Google?

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, junk recycling, Old Appliances, appliance recycling, junk metal recycling

A Checklist For Recycling Properly

Posted by Junk King on Sep 27, 2019 9:45:00 AM

 

Recycling is something that all of us can do. Whether at home, at work or at school, recycling can help keep our spaces clean and the environment healthy. But do you recycle properly?

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, where to recycle electronics

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