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Monthly Archives: April 2012

Denver Old TV Disposal

Have you ever taken apart a television? Probably not. But if you had you would’ve discovered all kinds of pieces and wires that could be recycled. Back in the early days of television, a TV was made up of glass tubes. This wasn’t just the monitor bubble butt the components that made up the electronic system of the TV. Now all of those components have been replaced by the same type of motherboards find in your computer. All of these components are considered electronic waste and need to be properly disposed of. Disassembling the television could take anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes. This all kinds of hazardous materials that can be released when a television is just out into a landfill. In fact there could be as much as 6 pounds of lead in an old TV set. That’s not something you want seeping into the water supply around Denver.

Over at the Denver Waste Management facility they collect all kinds of electronic waste. By some estimates 80% of what they get are TVs and computer monitors. Even a television as old as 20 years can be turned into reusable items at the right recycling center. Individuals who drop off their electronic waste might have to pay a special fee because of the necessary handling. But it’s a small price to pay when it comes to protecting the environment.

If you’ve ever driven by a home that had a television sitting on the curb hoping to get picked up then you know what a problem this might become. Anyone who throws out a TV like that is really a potential harm to the neighborhood. That’s why the best way to get rid of an old TV is to hire professionals to handle the task.

It might seem odd to call upon professional junk haulers like Junk King Denver just to take away an old TV. The truth of the matter is that these same junk haulers can also remove all kinds of other clutter from your in home in that same trip. Take a moment to consider all the possibilities of what you might want to finally toss out. Have you been holding on to some busted up furniture? Is there an old out of tune piano that nobody plays anymore? Perhaps you shoved an unused refrigerator out into the garage. Whatever the item, it can all be loaded up into the same truck as your old TV and be removed from your home once and for all.

Junk King’s professional Denver junk haulers don’t have to concern themselves exclusively with any items you have inside your home; they can also clean up your front and back yards. This means they can take away all kinds of yard debris, rusty patio furniture or fallen tree limbs. It’s actually quite amazing how much work can be accomplished when you hire Junk King Denver.

For the best in Denver TV Disposal, simply call 1-888-888-JUNK or book an appointment online today.

Denver Appliance Disposal – Make the Best of Earth Day

What are your plans for Earth Day? Living in Denver means you’ll have a lot of options. For instance, the City and County of Denver is planning to host “Earth Day Denver 2012: Savings for You and Your Planet.” This event is going to be held in the City and County Building Plaza. According to the official statement: “This year’s Earth Day Fair will highlight actions and investments that residents and businesses can make to save money and reduce their impact on the environment by reducing their consumption of energy, fuel, and water. Several city agencies will be represented, and will showcase recent efforts to improve the environment and our bottom line. Those looking to test their sustainability knowledge could win prizes, including the grand prize of two free tickets to see Denver’s own, The Fray performing at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Sat., May 12.”

The Earth Day celebrations don’t stop there. There’s also the annual Earth Day Yard Tree Sale sponsored by the Park People and Denver Digs Trees. Their spokesman Kim Yuan-Farrell is getting geared up for the event. “We are excited to offer three shade and ornamental trees and three fruiting trees for Denverites to plant this year,” she said. This year residents can pick from a variety of trees to plant including Aristocrat Pear, Norwegian Sunset Maple, Robinson Crabapple, Golden Delicious Apple, Toka Plum, and Montmorency Cherry.

There will also be an opportunity to recycle electronic waste and appliances at the Eco-Rally Electronics Recycling Collection event. This is a one day program that will allow you to drop off your items at the Auraria campus. While this is a very noble offer it might not be practical especially since it’s limited to just one day. If you want to get rid of your bulky appliances in honor of Earth Day then you would be well served to hire a professional and eco-friendly junk hauling team to work around your schedule for this type of removal project – Junk King Denver.

The main reason for hiring professional junk haulers to handle this job is because they have the right amount of manpower and the truck space to accomplish the task. You might be holding onto an old refrigerator or stove simply because you have no other means of getting rid of it. It’s not like you can toss out a washing machine with the weekly garbage. That’s why you’ve got to bring in the pros!

When you hire Junk King Denver to take away an old appliance you can rest assure they will be doing their best effort to make sure those items end up at the proper recycling facility. These professional junk haulers are experienced at knowing all the recycling center locations around Denver. That’s because they’re all part of their daily drop off routes. While you’re getting rid of your kitchen appliances you can also take advantage of this crew to get rid of anything else you have lying around the house that is just taking up space. It’s the perfect way to honor Earth Day by clearing out all of your clutter!

For the best in eco-friendly junk and appliance disposal in Denver, simply call 1-888-888-JUNK or book a free on site estimate online today.