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Junk Hauling Options For Your Excess Spring Cleaning Piles

Posted by Junk King on Apr 19, 2018 10:07:56 AM

If you’ve been doing some spring cleaning you probably have piles of excess stuff, junk and things you just don’t want or need. But junk removal can be more than just simply throwing everything away.

 

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Topics: Spring Cleaning, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, declutter, junk haulling

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

Recycling As A Mattress Disposal Solution

Posted by Junk King on Apr 3, 2018 11:05:07 AM

A new mattress is an investment in your health and your well-being. It also means having to deal with the chore of disposing of your old mattress that's been replaced. 

Everybody wants a good night's sleep, right? And a major key is having the right mattress.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Landfills, mattress disposal, mattress recyling, mattress removal

Spring Cleaning, Landscaping And Old Lawn Equipment Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Mar 15, 2018 12:30:44 PM

Spring is almost here and your yard and property is waiting to be spruced up and revitalized. But what do you do with your old lawn equipment and tools?

 

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, Spring Cleaning, Landfills, landscaping, lawn debris

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

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

Disaster Cleanup: It's Hazardous Waste So Leave It To The Experts

Posted by Junk King on Oct 19, 2017 6:01:00 AM

The week of October 8, 2017 saw the unprecedented destruction of almost 7,000 structures, mostly homes. The massive cleanup will take months and mostly by experts.

The temptation for many homeowners who lost their houses will be to go in and begin cleaning up and re-building. But this is not a job they will be allowed to do, unfortunately. Officials noted that both federal and state agencies are planning post-fire cleanup in the seven hardest hit Northern California counties.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Landfills, Hazardous Waste, toxic waste, debris removal, The Bin

It's The Season For Construction Debris Removal

Posted by Junk King on Jun 29, 2017 8:04:56 AM

The summer construction season is in full swing and this means a lot of construction debris removal is needed.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, Landfills, outsourcing construction waste hauling, construction debris removal, construction recycling, C&D waste

Your Home Remodeling Project Could Be Hazardous

Posted by Junk King on May 25, 2017 6:00:00 AM

So you've made the decision to do that big home remodeling project. You've got the plans, bought the materials, and have the tools. But could you be working with hazardous waste?

The sobering reality is that construction projects are known for the presence of "hazardous materials." Seemingly innocuous products actually contain elements and chemicals that are labeled as hazardous. Consequently, when the cut-offs, scrap pieces and debris from these materials are hauled off and disposed of, they then become "hazardous waste."

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, home remodeling, Landfills, Hazardous Waste, construction debris, C&D waste, toxic waste

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

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