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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

Make a Positive Impact on the Planet with Junk King

Posted by Junk King on Sep 7, 2022 5:00:00 AM

[This article was originally published in November 2021. It has been revised and expanded.]

We take the protection of our planet seriously here at Junk King. As the planet’s population grows, so does the amount of waste that ends up in a landfill.

In 2018 the total generation of municipal solid waste was 292.4 million tons, about 4.9 pounds per person per day. Of that amount, the EPA states that 50 percent was landfilled. 

At Junk King, we feel we can do better than that.

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Topics: franchise, Junk King Franchise, Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Junk Removal Franchise, eco-friendly

Why Eco-Friendly Franchises are Trending Globally

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

[This article was first published in April 202 and has been expanded and revised.]

Recycling, conservation, and being "green" are concepts we've known for decades. But today the move is towards eco-friendly franchises.  And not just in the U.S.

There’s no question that our planet is changing. With hurricanes, floods, droughts, and wildfires becoming more common across the world, that much is apparent. But there is much that we can do on both a personal and corporate level to mitigate those changes.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, green blogs, Recycling, junk recycling, eco-friendly

There's More To Recycling And Junk Removal Than You Might Think

Posted by Junk King on Jun 10, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

When we think of recycling at home we tend to think of cans, paper, plastic and glass. And junk removal is everything else. But maybe not so much actually.

The fact is that there's far more "junk" that is actually recyclable - and that doesn't need to end up in landfills or incinerators. Really.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, household waste removal, residential trash removal, solid waste recycling, recycling household junk

Junk Removal, Recycling, And Landfills

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

 

We all know that recycling our trash and junk removal materials is vital to the health of the environment. But how much of our waste is actually recycled? 

Landfills in this country are gradually filling up and being closed. And there are fewer landfills available each year. But trash and junk removal never ends.

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

Checking In On A Green Holiday Season

Posted by Junk King on Nov 26, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The holidays can mean many things to many people, but what it often means for everyone is a lot of stuff being bought, being given, and being thrown away.

But the problem is that much of what we buy, what we use, and what we throw out makes for a less-than-green holiday season. 

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, eco-friendly, holiday tips

The Uncertain Future Of Recycling In The United States

Posted by Junk King on Oct 29, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The future of recycling in America is filled with both promise and problems. We're overwhelmed with waste but with more effort we can recycle most of it. 

For years the focus has been on getting the consumer to recycle. That's shifting now and both the producers of consumer goods and the state and federal governments are taking action.

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, recycling facilities

Recycling Right By Recycling Smart: A Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Oct 27, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Everyone agrees that recycling is a good thing to do and the right thing to do. But recycling the right way isn't always easy.

Unfortunately, not everything can be recycled. Worse, many of those things still end up in our recycling waste stream - and that causes problems.

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

When Junk Removal Becomes A Recycling Project

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

 

Not everything that gets hauled away as junk has to go to a landfill. In fact, most of your residential junk removal items can be recycled. It's up to you.

Hauling your household junk and debris to a waste transfer station or landfill doesn't need to be your default approach for junk removal. You have options.

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, Landfills, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

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

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