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Concrete Tips For Construction Waste Disposal

Posted by Junk King on Sep 12, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This article was first published here in August 2021 and has been revised and updated.]

Any construction involving remodeling, renovation, or demolition often results in concrete rubble that can be a large part of construction waste disposal. 

Unfortunately, this incredibly versatile and useful material often just ends up in a landfill, which is a two-fold loss for contractors and the industry.

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Topics: construction debris removal, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Some Solid Tips For Recycling Concrete

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

 

There are all types of yard waste and debris that can be recycled instead of put in landfills. However, for homeowners, concrete isn't always on the list.

Contractors, on the other hand, are often accustomed to disposing of large amounts of waste concrete and often use commercial crushing and recycling facilities to dispose of it. But not always.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, yard waste disposal, waste concrete recycling

3 Reasons for Recycling Your Concrete Disposal Material

Posted by Junk King on Mar 23, 2022 5:00:00 AM

 

[This post originally appeared here in March 2015. It has been expanded upon, revised, and updated to reflect more recent information.]

Concrete disposal is difficult and even dangerous because it is heavy and unwieldy. Even transporting concrete debris can be a challenge.

And, while it is not normally classified as a hazardous material, the rules defining those types of materials can be confusing.

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Topics: Construction Waste Disposal, Landfills, Hazardous Waste, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Zero Waste: Recycling Uncommon Residential Junk

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

 

We're all familiar with recycling the common household items like paper, aluminum, glass, and plastics. But more uncommon materials can also be recycled.

What everyone may not know is that residential debris such as old tires, concrete rubble, and all types of wood waste are highly recyclable. 

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Topics: News, concrete removal, wood debris removal, waste concrete recycling, recycling wood, tire removal, recycling tires, zero waste

Solving The Concrete Crisis With Concrete Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Jul 30, 2021 5:00:00 AM

 

There is a looming global concrete crisis and it's due to a vanishing supply of sand. That's right, sand. But one solution is concrete recycling.

The world's supply of sand for use in concrete is disappearing at an alarming rate and alternatives such as recycling concrete are needed.

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Topics: C&D waste, construction waste removal, concrete debris, concrete removal, waste concrete recycling

Rock, Paper, Scissors: Winning With Recycling

Posted by Junk King on Aug 27, 2020 8:00:00 AM

 

There are a variety of things we dispose of that can be recycled. Some are more common than others such as metals and paper waste. Oh - and waste concrete!

The downside is that so much of these materials never make it to recycling facilities and end up in our landfills instead. And that's a losing proposition.

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Topics: junk recycling, metal recycling, paper recycling, recycling facilities, waste concrete recycling

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