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Spring Cleaning Your Yard Area And Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Feb 8, 2018 6:03:00 AM

So what does recycling have to do with cleaning your yard and landscaping? Aside from new life as mulch for your trimmings, it can mean new life for old tools and equipment.

It's getting close to spring and there is more to "spring cleaning" than just sprucing up the inside of your home. As a homeowner, you will always be investing in your house and, most often, your yard and landscaping. And these means that having the proper tools and equipment is essential.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, Recycling, Spring Cleaning, landscaping debris, junk haulling

Recycling Is The Solution To The Electronic Waste Problem

Posted by Junk King on Jan 24, 2018 8:10:20 AM

Electronic waste, or E-waste, is a major problem for the waste disposal industry. Because of the vast quantity of e-waste items and the toxic materials in them, recycling is the best solution. 

Businesses and homeowners can be discouraged from participating in e-waste recycling by the regulations and added fees involved. In fact, for many people, it's much easier to simply throw out their old electronics. In fact, recycling their e-waste is not a first option for far too many people.

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Topics: Recycling, toxic waste, electronic waste, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling

Recycling And Junk Disposal Go Hand In Hand

Posted by Junk King on Jan 16, 2018 9:28:42 AM

When most people think of junk disposal they think of landfills. But junk hauling and junk disposal can actually be a big part of our recycling efforts if done correctly.

For most Americans, recycling is an accepted practice and a common fact of life. However, according to a joint study by Yale University and the EPA, Americans still recycle less than 22% of their discarded waste. 

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, Landfills, outsourcing junk hauling, junk disposal

Time For Decluttering And Cleaning Your Office

Posted by Junk King on Dec 6, 2017 12:38:33 PM

December is typically when we finalize business, update financials, and prepare for the new year. This can include cleaning your offices. 

December can be a great time for cleaning and decluttering your offices or place of business. Getting ready for the end of the year may mean catching up on the books, but there are few activities that add a sense of organization and efficiency than getting rid of old junk, office furniture disposal and removing unwanted equipment.

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Topics: junk hauling, Recycling, Business Junk Removal, office junk removal, furniture disposal

10 Household Items For Recycling [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Nov 24, 2017 3:12:14 PM

When we think of recycling we usually think paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. But there are actually a number of other household items that can be effectively recycled.

Household recycling can not only take different forms, but it can include a wide variety of common household trash items. In fact, with some creativity, planning, and a little effort almost anything you to simply toss out can actually be recycled, reused or repurposed. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Recycling, Junk Removal, And Best Practices

Posted by Junk King on Nov 2, 2017 6:02:00 AM

Junk removal and recycling are not usually thought of as being the same thing. But with the right choices you can do both at the same time.

In America, we often talk about recycling and "being green." However, there is still a great deal of room for more improvement in the U.S. In fact, based on a joint study by Yale University and the EPA, the U.S. recycles less than 22% of its discarded materials.

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Topics: large trash pick up, Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, appliance recycling

Residential Junk Removal And Identity Theft

Posted by Junk King on Oct 24, 2017 11:16:37 AM

We hear about identity theft all the time now and people try to take precautions. But did you know that your household belongings are a prime source for personal information?

You might think your household trash is protected, but the truth is that people can legally dig through your garbage. Now, with the recycling bins that are standard in most residential areas, all the paper trash, including old bills, statements and receipts, all end up in one place. And there is little you can do to prevent someone from rifling through your recycle bin.

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Topics: large trash pick up, Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, house cleanouts, shredding, disaster cleanup

5 Things You Didn't Know Can Go To A Recycle Center [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Sep 28, 2017 8:45:00 AM

We are all used to recycling things such as aluminum cans, glass bottles and newspapers. But did you know there a number of other household items that can also be recycled?

Recycling has become a way of life for most American households. Although the practice is centuries old, it was not common in the United States until the last few decades. Many of us, in fact, can remember a time when recycling was a novel concept for most of us. All that began to change beginning in the 1970s.

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Topics: get rid of old appliances, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, donations, appliance recycling

Recycling Scrap Metal Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Junk King on Sep 14, 2017 10:10:16 AM

Summer is coming to an end and you still have some junk to get rid of. But what about the scrap metal items?

[This post has been revised and updated from a previous post published in 2016]

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

Recycling As A Lifestyle Choice

Posted by Junk King on Jul 13, 2017 6:32:00 AM

Recycling and taking care of junk removal is not something most people associate with a lifestyle choice. But it is a choice that benefits everyone.

 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, junk removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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