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

Posted by Junk King on Oct 17, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in September 2021. It have been updated and revised.]

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. Your residential recycling bin can only hold so much. Which means sometimes your recycling 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, Sustainability, And Green Junk Removal

Posted by Junk King on Jul 1, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

As Americans, we throw out large amounts of trash every day. In fact, we toss about six pounds of trash per person but only 1.5 pounds of it gets recycled.

Which seems like a good start, but that still leaves almost five pounds of solid waste a day, or more than 254 million tons per year, that msotly goes into our landfills.  We can do better.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, green blogs, junk recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, plastic recycling, glass recycling

On The Trail Of Paper Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Apr 29, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Most of us recycle and along with plastic and aluminum, recycling paper waste is probably the most common thing we do. But where does all that paper go?

We know that some of it becomes new products made from recycled paper, but is that all there is to it? And does it really pay for us to take the time to recycle paper?

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Topics: recycle cardboard, paper recycling, cardboard recycling, paperboard recycling, recycling paper, newspaper recycling

4 Types Of Waste Paper Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Apr 1, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

When it comes to recycling your paper and cardboard waste, all paper is the same, right? Not so much. In fact, there are several waste paper categories.

So, what does that mean for you and I when we're deciding how to dispose of paper waste?

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Topics: recycle cardboard, paper recycling, cardboard recycling, paperboard recycling, recycling paper, newspaper recycling

Recycling: Make The New Year A Green Year

Posted by Junk King on Dec 13, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

A lifestyle choice of recycling requires more than a New Year's resolution. But committing to practice recycling can make a real impact on our future.

Recycling responsibly is something all of us can do and, working together, we can do it better than ever.

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

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

Breaking Down Cardboard And Paper Recycling

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

 

Cardboard, paperboard, paper, and newsprint can all be recycled. Essentially, they are all made with paper fibers which means it's all paper recycling. 

Fortunately, cardboard recycling and paper recycling has become one of the success stories for the Zero Waste movement and recycling efforts of the United States. But it is still a pressing need.

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Topics: recycle cardboard, paper recycling, cardboard recycling, paperboard recycling, recycling paper, newspaper recycling

Save A Tree: Paper And Wood Recycling

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

 

Okay, so "save a tree" might sound a bit cliché these days, but recycling paper, paperboard, and wood waste still matters.

And the fact remains that we generate millions of tons of paper and cardboard waste every year in this country, not to mention old wood products, lumber, and timber. So, what happens to it all?

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, office junk removal, paper recycling, wood debris removal, paperboard recycling, recycling paper

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Means Less Landfill

Posted by Junk King on Jul 9, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Some things we know by heart and one of these is Reduce, Reuse, Recycle - the Three R's of the Environment that we all know.

But are we really practicing it?

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

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

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