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Recycling Household Waste Made Easy

Posted by Junk King on Sep 26, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Most homes in America have residential waste management service. And this usually includes both a trash bin and a recycling bin. But what are we recycling?

For most people, it's often little more than plastic containers, a few glass bottles, and aluminum waste materials. Yet there could be so much more.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, metal recycling, plastic recycling, cardboard recycling, glass recycling, recycling household junk

A New Era Of Plastic Recycling?

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

With the surge of innovative technology around the world, plastic recycling is producing a wide variety of new building materials and other products.

Unlike most other common, recyclable solid waste products, not all types of plastics are easily recyclable and some are not recyclable at all. Which is a long-standing problem for the waste management industry and the environment.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste, recycling plastic

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

Recycling Plastic Waste: Is It A Waste Of Time?

Posted by Junk King on May 20, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

 

For years we have been told to recycle our plastic bottles and other plastic waste. Most of it, anyway. But it turns out that recycling plastic is not easy. 

Despite the introduction of a not-so-helpful coding system, the average residential consumer is at a loss to know what plastics can or cannot be recycled. Turns out most of it never is anyway.

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, e-waste recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste, recycling plastic

5 Tips For Better Plastic Recycling

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

 

Recycling plastic is easy, right? If it's made of plastic or has plastic, then you just toss it in the nearest recycling bin. Except it's not that easy. 

The problem is that all plastic is not the same, and many plastic products that end up as waste are not easily recyclable. And some aren't recyclable at all. So, what do you do?

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Topics: junk recycling, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities, plastic waste, recycling plastic

Plastic Recycling's Brave New World

Posted by Junk King on Feb 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

Plastic recycling has been both a boon and a burden for manufacturers and recyclers largely because not all types of plastic can be recycled economically.

Yet other plastics end up as new products every day.  Fortunately, innovation and technology are being combined and utilized to create new uses for problem plastics.

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Topics: recycle styrofoam, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities, plastic waste, recycling plastic

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

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

The Promise Of Plastic Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 23, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

For decades, most plastic waste has been difficult or impossible to recycle. This has led to a glut of plastic waste, including plastic in our oceans.

The good news is that technological advances and innovation from surprising places are bringing the promise of new uses and recycling of these "problem" plastics.

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Topics: junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, plastic waste

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