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The State Of Recycling In The U.S.

Posted by Junk King on Sep 20, 2018 12:11:00 PM

Recycling is something we are all familiar with and even practice for the most part. But, as a society, there is much more we can do to minimize the waste going into landfills.

 

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, junk recycling, Landfills, Recycling, household waste

Garage Storage Ideas And Tips

Posted by Junk King on May 10, 2018 9:52:13 AM

If you've ever looked at your garage and wondered where did all that stuff come from, you're not alone. The majority of Americans have garages filled with everything except their cars. So how do you get it organized?

For most Americans, the garage is the household storage space unit. Depending on whose figures you go by,  it's estimated that only 20 to 30 percent of people with garages in the United States use them to park their cars in.

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Topics: storage, DIY projects, Residential Junk Removal, home cleanout, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

5 Benefits When You Recycle Concrete

Posted by Junk King on May 8, 2018 6:10:00 AM

One of the most common by-products of demolition and remodeling is concrete debris. But, when responsibly disposed of, this material can be beneficial.

Regardless of whether a construction firm is engaged in demolition, remodeling, or even new construction, getting rid of leftover debris is a constant need until the project is complete. 

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Topics: concrete debris, concrete removal, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, construction recycling, construction waste removal

Time For A New Hot Tub. What To Do With Your Old One?

Posted by Junk King on May 3, 2018 5:00:00 PM

So you're deep into spring cleaning and realized that your trusty, old hot tub is becoming just "old" and not so trusty. And you've decided to upgrade. That's great! But what do you do with the old unit?

While you may be one of those people who like to use their hot tub in the cold, winter months, odds are spring and summer are your "heavy use" seasons. And if you've decided to get a new model to replace your old hot tub that's been around for years, you have big task.

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Topics: Spring Cleaning, hot tub, get rid of old appliances, appliance recycling, large trash pick up, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Junk Hauling Options For Your Excess Spring Cleaning Piles

Posted by Junk King on Apr 19, 2018 10:07:56 AM

If you’ve been doing some spring cleaning you probably have piles of excess stuff, junk and things you just don’t want or need. But junk removal can be more than just simply throwing everything away.

 

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Topics: declutter, Spring Cleaning, junk haulling, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Landfills

Oh, The Things That You Can Recycle!

Posted by Junk King on Apr 17, 2018 10:03:00 AM

There are many other household items that can be recycled in addition to paper, soda cans and plastic water bottles. But many people are quite unaware of these so they end up in our landfills instead.

Recycling is not limited to paper, plastic glass and cans. It can, in fact, include a wide variety of other household trash items. In fact, with some creativity, some planning and consistent effort, almost anything you get rid of can actually be recycled, reused or repurposed. 

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Topics: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, junk recycling, Recycling, Landfills, appliance recycling

Green Junk Removal And Recycling Old Furniture

Posted by Junk King on Nov 30, 2017 6:03:00 AM

For too many people, the idea of simply tossing their junk into a landfill is not a great option, especially for getting rid of old furniture.

Fortunately, there are green junk removal options that include recycling old furniture. With the holidays here and the possibility of new furniture around the corner, deciding what to do with the old stuff is a priority. Or perhaps you are facing a move soon and are looking to downsize a bit beforehand. 

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Topics: Old Furniture, Pick Up Old Furniture, Recycle Furniture, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Green Junk Removal

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

3 Great Ways For Getting Rid Of Old Furniture

Posted by Junk King on Nov 16, 2017 10:47:32 AM

When you getting rid of old furniture it becomes apparent that you can't just put it all on the curb. So how do you dispose of your old furniture?

We've all seen the random sofa abandoned on the side of a back road somewhere. Not only is it unsightly, but it is probably illegal in most places. Simply tossing your old furniture someplace hoping it will be taken away by someone else is not an option.

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Topics: Old Furniture, Old Furniture Pick Up, Pick Up Old Furniture, Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, donations

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

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