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Paper Recycling For 2020 [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Sep 11, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Recycling paper is a decades-old practice in this country. But it has fallen on hard times lately. 

Part of the problem is that the United States is finding that all the millions of tons of waste paper we produce every year, Thanks in large part to a decision by China.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, paper recycling, recycling facilities, paperboard recycling

Is Your Cardboard Recycling Safe?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 2, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

While it is certainly safe to recycle your used cardboard, your cardboard waste may not be safe!

Most people have heard about thieves stealing copper and other metals to sell as scrap. Even catalytic converters are prime targets for metal thieves. But stealing cardboard? Seriously?

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

Cardboard Recycling Done Right: A Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Aug 21, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Almost everything we buy comes in some kind of cardboard package. And all that means quite a bit of cardboard recycling that has to be done. 

The problem is that we often think it's just a simple matter of throwing boxes and packages in our paper recycling bin. But there's more to it than that.

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Topics: residential trash, checklist, recycle cardboard, paper recycling, cardboard recycling

Paper Recycling: How's That Working For You?

Posted by Junk King on May 13, 2020 5:02:00 PM

 

The state of recycling in general is in turmoil right now, especially for plastic. But what about paper recycling? Is that still a viable option?

Individually and collectively, Americans go through huge amounts of paper of every type. Ever wonder what happens to it all after we toss it out?

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Topics: Landfills, trash hauling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, recycle cardboard, paper recycling

How To Recycle Cardboard

Posted by Junk King on Oct 28, 2019 1:46:00 PM

 

For most of us, recycling is just throwing our recyclables into the right containers. But what about large amounts of junk like empty boxes? Do you know how to recycle cardboard properly?

As we’ve noted in other posts, there are multiple items that can be recycled. In addition to the most common materials - paper, glass, metals and plastics - there are also many furniture items and appliances that can be recycled, not to mention lawn care equipment.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, household waste, recycle cardboard, paper recycling

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