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

Posted by Junk King on Sep 10, 2021 5:00:00 AM

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. So it 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 Glass: A Clear Glimpse Ahead

Posted by Junk King on Jul 19, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

We love to recycle our trash items in America. Especially plastics, paper, and cans. But we tend to do much less of it when it comes to recycling glass.

Glass ranks right up there with steel and aluminum as a prime candidate for recycling. That's because it can be recycled again and again almost endlessly. Unless it goes to a landfill.

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, residential trash, recycling facilities, glass recycling, recycle glass

The Challenge Of Green Junk Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Jan 30, 2021 11:30:00 AM

 

Junk removal and disposal is not only a major industry in the US, but it is a function across the globe. And pressing challenge is for sustainable and recyclable waste.

The United States only recycles about 1/3 of its total waste generated every year. Some waste products, like paper and paperboard, are recycled at close to a 70 percent rate, while plastics are only at a dismal 9 percent globally.

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

Plastic Recycling: Problems And Promise

Posted by Junk King on Jan 22, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

The biggest problem with plastic recycling is plastics. There a dozens of plastic types used in consumer goods but not all of them are easily recycled.

In addition, the sheer volume of plastic waste threatens to overwhelm our existing capacity for processing and recycling it all. Which means much of it is exported elsewhere or ends up in our landfills.

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Topics: Recycling, eco-friendly, plastic recycling, recycle plastic, recycling facilities

10 Household Items For Recycling [Infographic]

Posted by Junk King on Jan 20, 2021 5:00:00 AM

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[This article was originally published in November 2017 and has been update and revised.]

Paper and cardboard, plastic water bottles, aluminum cans: that's pretty much everything when it comes to household recycling, right? Nope - not really!

In fact, there are probably dozens of items you throw out each year that are highly recyclable.

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

Can E-Waste Be Recycled?

Posted by Junk King on Jan 18, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Electronics and digital devices get old and obsolete over time. And when you dispose of them they become e-waste. But can they be recycled instead?

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Topics: E-waste Removal, Recycling, e-waste disposal, e-waste recycling, ecycling

Making Your Storage Space Organization Easy [Tips]

Posted by Junk King on Oct 14, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

[This post was originally published in May 2016 and has been updated and revised.]

Every home (and business) has to deal with the issue of storing things. But storage often ends up as clutter, disorganization and junk removal.

So, the challenge for many of these homes and businesses is how to best organize their storage areas.

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Topics: Clutter, storage containers, Recycling, junk removal, storage

Junk Removal And Recycling: A Great Combo

Posted by Junk King on Oct 9, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Taking care of junk removal doesn't always make us think of recycling, but they actually do go hand-in-hand. In fact, they are a natural combination.

The good news is that these activities can be both be accomplished together. 

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Topics: Residential Junk Removal, Recycling, junk recycling, office junk removal, junk removal services

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 Recycling Glass Still A Thing?

Posted by Junk King on Sep 7, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Plastic, paper, metal, and glass. These are the four staples of residential recycling. But how much glass really gets recycled anymore? Not enough.

While glass is probably the Queen of Recyclable material, making that happen is a bit more complicated than simply throwing empty wine bottles in the recycling bin.

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Topics: Recycling, junk recycling, residential trash, glass recycling, recycle glass

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