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Yard Waste And Being Green With Composting

Posted by Junk King on Jan 21, 2022 5:00:00 AM


For many people, composting still evokes images of elderly, 'back-to-the-earth' couples with piles of rotting vegetation in the corner of their back yard. 

But composting and optimizing your yard waste is actually beneficial on a number of levels. And it's an easy way to be 'green.'

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Topics: Green Junk Removal, lawn debris, household waste, yard waste disposal, composting, food waste

Winter Yard Waste: Should It Stay Or Should It Go?

Posted by Junk King on Dec 8, 2021 5:00:00 AM


Officially, winter does not begin until December 21st. And for many homeowners, yard work - and yard waste - continues until it gets too cold or too wet.

The question is, when it's already cold, or already wet, do you really want to be hauling yard waste? Or can it stay?

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, lawn debris, yard waste, yard waste disposal, hot tub removal, home winterizing

When Landscape Maintenance Results In Excess Yard Waste

Posted by Junk King on Oct 15, 2021 5:00:00 AM


Winter is still a bit away, certain larger-scale landscaping activities can be done then. And planning for the inevitable piles of yard waste is wise.

For many homeowners and others who work in their gardens and lawns, the winter months are largely the "low maintenance" dormant months for landscaping. Yes, but not always.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, lawn debris, yard waste, yard waste disposal

Fire, Smoke, And Drought: California And Junk Hauling

Posted by Junk King on Aug 4, 2021 5:00:00 AM


These are not good times for California. Between heat waves, drought, wildfires, and smoke, the physical and economic damage has been devastating. 

And for many homes, even though they've escaped the flames, the smoke has damaged property and the lack of water has destroyed lawns and landscaping. Which means a growing need for junk hauling and removal.

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Topics: Damaged Furniture, junk hauling, furniture removal, yard waste disposal, smoke damage, fire damage

Drought Resistant Lawns And Yard Waste Removal

Posted by Junk King on Jul 23, 2021 5:00:00 AM


It's not news to anyone living west of the Mississippi - we're in the midst of a historic drought throughout most of the western United States.

Many homeowners are making the shift to drought resistant lawns and even no lawns. All of which means re-landscaping and  yard waste removal.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, landscaping debris, yard waste disposal, drought resistant, low water lawn

Being Smart With Yard Waste Disposal

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


If you love working in the yard, odds are you're going have some yard waste disposal to take care of. But what if it's more than your trash bin can hold?

The good news is there is a smart way to deal with bulk yard waste disposal.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, summer cleaning, yard waste disposal, outdoor cleaning, organic waste

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors: Old Fencing Removal

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


That phrase from Robert Frost has some truth to it. But when you build a new fence to replace an old fence, you'll have a lot of old fence to get rid of. 

Few things spruce up an outdoor space like a beautiful, new fence. And few things can hold up progress on the job like old fencing removal. But someone has to do it.

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Topics: dumpster rental, Yard Waste Removal, yard waste disposal, bulk trash pickup, bulk trash, old fencing removal

Why Yard Waste Can Be Beneficial

Posted by Junk King on Apr 2, 2021 5:00:00 AM

[This article was first published in April 2019 and has been expanded and revised.]

When most folks think of "yard waste" they don't think about lawn clippings and leaves in terms of benefits and cost savings. But they should.

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Topics: lawn debris, yard waste, green products, yard waste disposal, composting

Yard Waste And Other Organic Waste: Why Recycle

Posted by Junk King on Mar 31, 2021 5:00:00 AM


All those leaves, grass, and other trimmings are completely organic and biodegradable, right? Yes, but they still don't belong in landfills. Here's why.

Despite what might seem an intuitive assumption about organic yard waste material - or even food waste - organic waste can be quite harmful to the environment.

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Topics: Yard Waste Removal, yard waste, yard waste disposal, paper recycling, organic waste, food waste

Landscaping 101: Installing Sod For Your Lawn

Posted by Junk King on Mar 26, 2021 5:00:00 AM


While installing sod might be a bit intimidating to some homeowners, it actually can be a quite simple landscaping task. Maybe not easy, but simple to do. 

However, there are certain steps to follow and a few tools you should have. Not to mention the preparation of the ground you plan to install your new sod onto.

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Topics: landscaping debris, landscaping, lawn debris, yard waste disposal, lawn care

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