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Reduce, reuse, recycle: find tips on how to reduce waste, how recycling works, and learn more about how we keep junk out of the landfill.

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The definitive guide to junk removal

Curious about the history of junk removal, how junk gets recycled, or the items we take? Read all about it and more in this comprehensive guide!Read moreExercise bike and junk items piled in a large truck

Where does junk go after it leaves your house?

Ever wondered what really happens to your junk once it leaves your house? Learn more about the journey of junk!Read moreWorkers picking up garbage in a forest

How to celebrate earth day

Earth Day is a great occasion to help out our planet, but why limit it to only once a year? Check out our 5 ways to embrace Earth Day, every day!Read moreOld broken brown bicycle

How to recycle a bicycle

Do you have old bikes lying around that you’re not sure what to do with? Check out how to dispose of them in an environmentally friendly way! Read moreBox of recycling materials

Recycling codes: What do they mean?

Understanding recycling symbols can be hard. Follow our handy guide for a breakdown of what each code means so you can stay environmentally friendly!Read moreWomen dusting wooden chair in storage room

How to recycle: Don’t forget to reuse!

You've heard the 3 Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. This post focuses on Reuse; how you can reuse items and how we apply this concept in our business.Read moreMultiple hazardous open paint cans of varying color

How to ensure toxic waste disposal is done safely

Decluttering? Beware of toxic products. Here's what to do with things like paints, cleaners, oils, pool chemicals, batteries, and pesticides.Read moreSweeping up Christmas tree debris and Christmas ornaments

‘Tis the season for Christmas tree recycling: Here’s how to do it!

Did you know you can recycle your Christmas tree? Whether it's real or artificial, we'll show you how to make sure it stays out of the landfill.Read more1-800-GOT-JUNK? crew removing a cabinet furniture item

Clothes, houseware and furniture donation: What do thrift stores accept?

Can you donate a table with scratches on it? Here are some tips that outline what charity thrift stores take and what may have to be recycled instead.Read moreWomen writing on moving boxes in dorm room

3 eco friendly ways to clean out your college dorm

When the school year is over, it's time to clear out your dorm room and head back home for the summer. Here's how to make your move easier than ever.Read more

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