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Recycling's Future: Upheaval And Promise

Posted by Junk King on Nov 30, 2022 5:00:00 AM

Recycling has advanced far beyond collecting cans and bottles, cardboard and newspapers. And despite disappointing efforts, the future is bright.

While some nations are making impressive strides in pursuing and building sustainable cultures, others are still lagging in all areas. And the United States, while not the worst offender, certainly has much room for improvement.

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Topics: Recycling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, recycling electronics, recycling plastic, solid waste recycling, recycling household junk

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 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

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

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

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

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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