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Scrap Metal Recycling: A Different Kind Of Heavy Metal

Posted by Junk King on Sep 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

 

Sometimes your junk removal means getting rid of large metal items. And sometimes these items are too large or too heavy to load and dispose of yourself. No worries!

Whether that means old engine blocks, household appliances that no longer work, or piles of scrap iron, removal and disposal can be a challenge.

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

When Recycling Goes Wrong - Common Recycling Mistakes

Posted by Junk King on Sep 17, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

All of us know how to recycle, right? And we all know what things are recyclable, too. But do we always recycle everything correctly? Not so much.

Okay, so recycling isn't rocket science. But the truth is, there are several common recycling mistakes.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, metal recycling, paper recycling, plastic recycling, glass recycling

When Your Recycling Bin Isn't Big Enough For Your Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Sep 10, 2021 5:00:00 AM

Everyone recycles. Or at least they should. But sometimes your recyclable items can be too much and end up being more than you can fit into your bins.

Sometimes your recycling can be too much of a good thing. So it can pile up - or worse.

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Topics: Recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, glass recycling, recycle glass, recycling metal, recycling paper

Recycling Metals: A Never Ending Process

Posted by Junk King on Jul 16, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Recycling matters. Most of us would agree to that. But recycling metals can matter far more than some other waste materials because of its potential.

This is because most metals, especially steel and aluminum, are infinitely recyclable. And the process of recycling these metals uses far less resources than producing raw materials.

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

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

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