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In the last few years, people have become aware of the damage that they cause the environment generating a large amount of junk. And many have begun to try to lead an eco-friendly lifestyle. Recycling items is one way to reduce the damage to the environment since it reduces the requirement for landfills for the discarded materials. Additionally recycling the waste, can help reduce the raw materials required helping the national and local economy. While small items that cannot be recycled can put in the waste bin, which is collected by the local municipal authorities, for large items, it is advisable to use a specialized service. we here at The Junk Gentlemen will collect the junk and dispose of it legally.
Cleaning Your Recyclable Material In Fresno CA
Recyclable junk can be broadly classified into four categories - glass bottles, jars, aluminum cans, containers, cardboard, paper, plastic bottles, and containers. Before calling The Junk Gentlemen for junk pick-up, homeowners and others should review the checklist for removing junk which is listed below.
- Though most people associate the kitchen with junk and waste material, in reality, there is usually some junk in each room of the house. It is advisable to check each room and remove the junk.
- For all the containers, the lids should be separated, since they are usually made from a different material. Hence the recycling process will be different for the cans, containers, bottles and their lids
- Wet and food waste, liquids should be composted. These items should not be put in the recycle bin. Tea leaves, coffee ground make high-quality compost
- Some plastic items like diapers, films, bags, foams, and wrappers cannot be recycled easily. Hence these items should not be mixed with other plastic items since this will slow down the recycling process.
- Other items have different disposal recycling methods and should not be mixed up with the other waste. For example clothes, plastic wires, and cables. electronic items should be disposed of using other methods
- Homes and offices are producing a large amount of electronic waste like junk mobiles, computers, printers, televisions, laptops, and other items. These items are recycled using a specialized facility and should not be mixed with other waste.
- Unwanted home appliances like the junk refrigerator and washing machine can also be recycled, with the plastic, metal, electronic components reused. However, for disassembling these appliances the specialized appliance removal service of The Junk Gentlemen will be required.
- Most people are not aware that old mattresses can be recycled, up to 90% of the mattress by weight. Fabrics, wood can be reused, while steel, polyurethane has a good resale value.
You Should Know
Before calling The Junk Gentlemen for junk removal, a business owner should be aware of the different kinds of plastic, metal and whether they are recyclable. The plastics are of different kinds, and only some are recyclable. Recyclable plastics usually have a recycle symbol on them, with a number, which indicates the kind of plastic. For plastic recycling, the number one indicates PET, number two stands for HDPE, and number five symbolizes Polypropylene (PP). All plastic recyclables should be rigid. Plastic bags and film are not accepted for recycling.
All kinds of metal can be recycled any number of times. Many items that are recycled are made from different metals like Aluminum, cast iron, steel which contains iron and carbon, tin, brass, bronze, copper. Cans are usually made from aluminum, tin, steel and are recycled extensively. Aerosol cans can be recycled, only if they do not contain any material, else they will be classified as hazardous waste. In California, beverage containers have a California redemption value (CRV). All metal containers should be cleaned thoroughly before they are sent for recycling.
Get Your Recycling Junk Picked-Up
Though the junk removal services are available locally, often they do not accept various items. Most homes will normally generate only a limited amount of junk daily. Only during a home clean up or renovation work, a large amount of junk is generated. Many of the items discarded like home appliances cannot be disposed of in the junk bin. Hence it is advisable to contact professionals in junk removal like The Junk Gentlemen who will reply quickly to the customer's request for junk removal. They will take away all the unwanted items and dispose of them safely.