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Heavy Metal: Recycling Doesn't Have To Be A Burden

Posted by Junk King on Jun 6, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

We are quite adept at recycling waste paper and aluminum cans. But those metal beverage containers are not the only metal waste that can be recycled.

No matter where it comes from - our yards, our garages, our scrap piles, or our loading docks - the removal and disposal of heavy metal junk items can be difficult and even challenging for many.

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, scrap metal pick up, recycling metal, recycling scrap metal

Replacing Your Refrigerator? Consider Recycling.

Posted by Junk King on May 13, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post originally appeared here in April 2018. It has been expanded upon, revised, and updated to reflect more recent information.]

The refrigerator is probably the central fixture of any kitchen besides the stove. But, like any appliance, they become dated and old, and eventually need to be replaced.

However, just moving an old refrigerator can be a major chore. So, how does a typical homeowner manage refrigerator recycling?

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Topics: Refrigerator Disposal, Residential Junk Removal, Refrigerator Recycling, get rid of old appliances, Old Appliances, scrap metal, appliance recycling

Metal Junk Can Be 'Precious' Metal Scrap For Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Apr 6, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

It is common to have large, bulky junk items you need to dispose of. But when these junk items are made of metal, a landfill is the last place for them.

Almost every metal is recyclable and some metals, like steel, are 100 precent reusable. So, it makes no sense to dump these materials in landfills.

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, scrap metal pick up, recycling metal, recycling scrap metal

Scrap Metal Recycling: A Different Kind Of Heavy Metal

Posted by Junk King on Sep 22, 2021 9:00:00 AM

 

Sometimes your junk removal means getting rid of large metal items. And sometimes these items are too large or too heavy to load and dispose of yourself. No worries!

Whether that means old engine blocks, household appliances that no longer work, or piles of scrap iron, removal and disposal can be a challenge.

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, scrap metal pick up, recycling metal, recycling scrap metal

Recycling Metals: A Never Ending Process

Posted by Junk King on Jul 16, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

Recycling matters. Most of us would agree to that. But recycling metals can matter far more than some other waste materials because of its potential.

This is because most metals, especially steel and aluminum, are infinitely recyclable. And the process of recycling these metals uses far less resources than producing raw materials.

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, recycling metal, recycling scrap metal

Recycling Scrap Metal Can Benefit Everyone

Posted by Junk King on Apr 14, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post was originally published in December 2018 and has been revised, expanded, and updated.]

Many homeowners take their old equipment and appliances to a landfill. That's because they aren't aware that recycling scrap metal can be an easy option.

Many homeowners and even business owners feel that getting rid of scrap metal items is difficult. And especially if those items are too large to throw into their curbside trash bin.

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Topics: junk recycling, scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling, recycling scrap metal

Scrap Metal Pick Up Is A Winning Solution

Posted by Junk King on Nov 19, 2020 5:00:00 AM

 

Most people take their old, metal junk and used appliances to the dump and aren't even aware that most of this can be recycled as scrap metal.

And if they do know, they’re often unsure how to go about it. But scrap metal pick up can make recycling their first choice.

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Topics: scrap metal, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, scrap metal pick up, recycling metal

Junk Metal Recycling: A Checklist

Posted by Junk King on Sep 30, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

Most of us routinely recycle metal cans and mostly the aluminum ones. But there is far more to recycling metals than putting cans in a recycling bin.

The consumer world is filled with a wide variety of metal products that range from cast iron, to copper, to precious metals. And they can all be recycled - if disposed of properly.

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Topics: scrap metal, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling, recycling facilities

Recycling Metals: An Endless Process

Posted by Junk King on Sep 22, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

A fascinating fact about common metals is that they can be recycled almost indefinitely. This is especially true for iron, steel, and aluminum products. 

All things being equal, almost every kind of metal can be recycled again and again without the degradation of their properties. So, why don't we recycle more metal?

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Topics: scrap metal, e-waste recycling, appliance recycling, metal recycling, junk metal recycling

The Case For Scrap Metal Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jun 10, 2020 10:15:00 AM

 

Scrap metal recycling and recovery is a massive industry in the United States. But it isn't just for businesses. Homeowners and others contribute with recyclable metals, as well.

In fact, while it's not something that most homeowners find themselves engaging in, junk metal recycling make disposing of more junk items greener!

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

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