Making sure to properly dispose of electronic waste is important to avoid contaminating local landfills with heavy metal and other potential hazards. Learn how to responsibly get rid of e-waste with local junk removal services.
Hiring a junk removal company to remove and haul away your unwanted items is one of the most efficient and convenient disposal services, but you may be wondering what they'll do with all your unwanted stuff. Learn about the most common disposal methods utilized by reputable junk removal companies.
Proper disposal of e-waste, including electronic devices, like computers, TVs, DVD players, VCRs, phones, tablets, etc., is necessary to ensure potentially toxic materials don't end up in landfills and these items can be recycled. Find out the 3 easiest ways to get rid of old electronics.
Recycling has strict guidelines, and you want to be sure the service provider you rent from follows those rules. Find out the most important things to look for when using a hauling service for recyclable materials.
Learn how one eco-friendly manufacturer of composite decking/railing materials saved over 2.5 billion lbs. of wood/plastic scrap from landfills and turned a profit from recyclables.
Here’s a quick rundown of several of the most common items prohibited by dumpster rental companies and how to properly dispose of them.
Vancouver is taking plastic waste and putting it into its streets, literally. A new plastic/asphalt mixture is an eco-friendly alternative to traditional asphalt.
Find out what nonprofit organizations are doing in your state regarding recycling and waste diversion. Do your part to help keep our planet clean and healthy.
Detroit launched curbside recycling in 2014, but participation rates are low at just 10% one year later. Learn more in this article.
Recycling made easier. The newest version of the iRecycle app from Earth911.com makes it simple to find recycling and disposal sites near you.
Read about the nonprofit foundation Keep America Beautiful (KAB) ad how they recently launched a newest initiative called 'Recycling at Work' to help boost recycling rates in the workplace.
While there are no national mandates requiring individuals to recycle, the EPA announced in November 2020 its ambitious plan to increase American recycling efforts to 50% by 2030.
As the state capital and second-largest city in the Midwest, Indianapolis has taken the bull by the horns in trying to turn things around to become eco-friendly.
Learn all about the United States Postal Service's new partnership with MaxBack that makes it easier than ever for consumers to get rid of old electronic devices in an eco-friendly way.
Learn about the many benefits of recycling your old roofing shingles and how doing so not only minimizes landfill waste but helps to build our roads, as well!
Get inspired by the incredible story of Augustin—a man from Honduras working to build a helicopter our of trash and upcycled materials.
Learn all about how old silicon gets a new life as a lithium-ion battery. Find out how upcycling old materials to make new materials helps our environment.
Discover some of the treasure that people throughout the country have found thrown out with the trash—fine art, historical documents, ancient artifacts, lottery tickets, and more!