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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

Scrap Metal Pick Up Is A Winning Solution

Posted by Junk King on Nov 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

 

Most people take their old, metal junk and used appliances to the dump and aren't even aware that most of this can be recycled as scrap metal.

And if they do know, they’re often unsure how to go about it. But scrap metal pick up can make recycling their first choice.

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, scrap metal pick up, recycling metal

Junk Metal Recycling: A Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Sep 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Most of us routinely recycle metal cans and mostly the aluminum ones. But there is far more to recycling metals than putting cans in a recycling bin.

The consumer world is filled with a wide variety of metal products that range from cast iron, to copper, to precious metals. And they can all be recycled - if disposed of properly.

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

Recycling Metals: An Endless Process

Posted by Junk King on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

A fascinating fact about common metals is that they can be recycled almost indefinitely. This is especially true for iron, steel, and aluminum products. 

All things being equal, almost every kind of metal can be recycled again and again without the degradation of their properties. So, why don't we recycle more metal?

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Topics: scrap metal, e-waste recycling, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling

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

The Case For Scrap Metal Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM

 

Scrap metal recycling and recovery is a massive industry in the United States. But it isn't just for businesses. Homeowners and others contribute with recyclable metals, as well.

In fact, while it's not something that most homeowners find themselves engaging in, junk metal recycling make disposing of more junk items greener!

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

Scrap Metal Recycling Is A Sustainable Option

Posted by Junk King on Sep 10, 2019 6:15:00 AM

[This post was originally published in April 2018 and has been revised and updated to reflect the most current information.] 

Scrap, or junk, metal recycling is something that most homeowners may not find themselves engaging in. But junk metal recycling can make the disposal of many items greener!

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling

What's The State Of Junk Recycling?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 5, 2019 11:46:14 AM

 

On a personal or household level, junk recycling is a good practice. But on a global scale, there are some problems that need to be solved.

As a nation, the U.S. has been at the forefront of many aspects of recycling and reuse. And our overall junk recycling efforts have gradually increased and improved year after year.

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, Sustainability, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, metal recycling

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