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The US Landfill Crisis And Sustainable Junk Disposal

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

 

The amount of solid waste we generate continues to increase every year but the amount of landfill space continues to decrease. And this is not sustainable.

And a large amount of the solid waste we dispose of each year is made up of junk and other household debris that can be recycled. But much of it gets landfilled instead.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, junk recycling, Landfills, Sustainability, zero waste, solid waste recycling

3 Reasons for Recycling Your Concrete Disposal Material

Posted by Junk King on Mar 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post originally appeared here in March 2015. It has been expanded upon, revised, and updated to reflect more recent information.]

Concrete disposal is difficult and even dangerous because it is heavy and unwieldy. Even transporting concrete debris can be a challenge.

And, while it is not normally classified as a hazardous material, the rules defining those types of materials can be confusing.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, Landfills, Hazardous Waste, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

The Landfill Mess With Mattress Recycling Problems

Posted by Junk King on Feb 16, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Mattress recycling really is a thing and the last place an old mattress should be is in a landfill. But there are growing problems with mattresses.

Even though almost all mattresses can be recycled, it requires some special processes. And there are not enough facilities to keep up with the demand.

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

Junk Removal, Recycling, And Landfills

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

 

We all know that recycling our trash and junk removal materials is vital to the health of the environment. But how much of our waste is actually recycled? 

Landfills in this country are gradually filling up and being closed. And there are fewer landfills available each year. But trash and junk removal never ends.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, junk removal, Landfills, Business Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

When Junk Removal Becomes A Recycling Project

Posted by Junk King on Oct 25, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Not everything that gets hauled away as junk has to go to a landfill. In fact, most of your residential junk removal items can be recycled. It's up to you.

Hauling your household junk and debris to a waste transfer station or landfill doesn't need to be your default approach for junk removal. You have options.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

A Brief History Of Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Aug 30, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

In the future all packaging will be instantly recyclable and all consumer goods will be 100 percent recyclable. And junk removal services will be history.

Okay, so that's a bit of science fiction perhaps.  For now, junk removal service is still needed and it has an interesting history.

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Topics: junk removal, Landfills, junk disposal, garbage removal, household waste removal

3 Methods For Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on May 19, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

One of the realities of life is junk. Sometimes we make it and sometimes it's the stuff we have and no longer want or need. So, we need to get rid of it. 

For generations, Americans have been getting rid of junk, trash, and debris from their homes. In the old days - before the advent of municipal landfills - it was usually a DIY job. Not any more.

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Topics: dumpster rental, Residential Junk Removal, junk removal, Landfills, junk removal services

10 Household Items For Recycling [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Jan 20, 2021 5:00:00 AM

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[This article was originally published in November 2017 and has been update and revised.]

Paper and cardboard, plastic water bottles, aluminum cans: that's pretty much everything when it comes to household recycling, right? Nope - not really!

In fact, there are probably dozens of items you throw out each year that are highly recyclable.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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

Junk Disposal As A Family Outing?

Posted by Junk King on Aug 5, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Would you consider a summer afternoon at your local dump a fun family outing? Then don't make another trip to the landfill for your junk disposal.

No one wants to spend their time at the dump, especially on a hot summer day! The good news is, you don't have to.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Landfills, junk disposal, residential trash, household waste

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