The Capital District Region of New York is made up of 13 cities, 143 towns and 62 villages all surrounding Albany, the state’s capital.
According to the Center of Economic Growth, the Capital District Region is surrounded by the southern Adirondacks and the northern Catskills and is in close distance to New York City, Boston and Montreal which are all just three-hour drives away. Nearly 40-percent of North America’s destinations are just a day’s drive away.
Junk King Capital District Region Works Towards a Cleaner and Greener Tomorrow with the Use of New Mini Dumpster
Economic History and Employment
According to an article in the Times Union in 2016, “U.S. News & World Report listed the Capital Region as the third best place to look for a technology job, behind San Jose and San Francisco.”
With the state capital, Albany, being in this region, many of the jobs are in government employment. According to Capital Region Chamber, the main sources of employment in The Capital District Region include, Government, Health Care, Higher Education, and Technology.
Did you know?
· The three largest employment sectors in the Capital Region are Government, Health Care & Social Assistance, and Retail Trade. Together, they account for 48.3% of all employment in the region.
The Capital Region Chamber reported that for their 2009-2013 reporting period, the percentage of the population with an Associate’s Degree or greater in the Capital Region was 46.2%. The area is also home to several colleges and universities, including Union College, State University of New York at Cobleskill, Sage Graduate School, Albany Law School and Albany Medical School.
Sustainability Efforts for Capital District Region
Governor of New York, Andrew M. Cuomo’s Cleaner, Greener, Communities Program has allowed the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), to provide funding to regions in New York to create a sustainability plan. Albany is leading the planning for the Capital District Region. According to its website, the plan will focus on:
· Assess current greenhouse gas emissions and energy use, along with available natural resources and economic assets, liabilities, and opportunities
· Set sustainability targets for energy supplies, transportation, waste and water management, land use, housing, agriculture, economic development, and open space
· Develop a sustainability plan outlining the short- and long-term actions our region can take to achieve targets and goals
· Prioritize eligible projects that can apply for Cleaner, Greener Communities implementation funding.
Recycling and Landfill Solutions in Capital District Region
Fourteen municipalities have banned together to create a recycling program called the Capital Region Recycling Partnership with the mission “to improve the methods for waste reduction and recycling so that we may reduce the amount of waste that must go into the landfill.” The Capital Region Recycling Partnership is a committee of Capital Region Solid Waste Management Partnership (CRSWMP). The CRSWMP reports its program progress to the New York state Department of Conservation and has reported that the goal is to reach 65-percent diversion by 2020. As of 2012 the diversion rate was 59-percent.
How Junk Can Help the Capital District Region Increase Sustainability
The Capital Region is working toward increasing sustainability and its green initiatives in both residential homes and businesses. We at Junk King are focusing on those same goals and are like-minded in our efforts to go green. Sustainability is what drives our business. The Junk King roll away MINI Dumpster will allow residents and business owners in the Capital District to remove unwanted items in a way that will help increase those goals towards sustainability. All items tossed into a Junk King roll away dumpster are taken to a recycling warehouse where unwanted items are sorted for recyclables, including, e-waste, paper, household goods, textiles, furniture and appliances to increase landfill diversion. “Going green” is more than recycling, it’s a source for true sustainability. Junk King is dedicated to finding ways to donate, repurpose, and reuse everything from clothing, toys, baby cribs and strollers to office furniture and supplies from each and every MINI Dumpster rental. Many of the Junk King trucks run on biodiesel, a domestically produced fuel made from more environmentally safe non-petroleum, renewable resources. Junk King is committed to continuing to lead the way to help keep the planet clean, green and beautiful for the generations to come.
How to Rent a Junk King MINI Dumpster
If you are looking for someone to assist you in your junk removal process, clean out or remodel, Junk King Capital District is looking forward to working with you. Junk King will provide easy, quick, free quotes. All you have to do is contact Junk King online or by phone with your chosen date and time and to schedule your MINI Dumpster rental. Once your job is complete, your junk will be rolled away. With our convenient three-day drop off, you are able to complete your clean-out on your own schedule. For the quickest, easiest and most purposeful way to remove your junk and debris, simply call or visit Junk King online for free quotes by phone or an online estimator and fast, affordable service.
Junk King Capital District Region is working towards helping the region fulfill its goals of sustainability. If you are ready to experience the most convenient way to dispose of junk, the MINI Dumpster is the perfect solution!
FAQ on Dumpster Rentals in Capital District Region:
1) What size is the Junk King MINI Dumpster?
a. The Junk King MINI is a 12-cubic yard dumpster and is the most convenient solution for your junk removal. The driveway friendly debris box is delivered right to your place of business or your home and can complete most jobs.
2) What can the MINI Dumpster take away?
a. Furniture, appliances, textiles, construction debris, yard debris and more, are all able to be taken away in a Junk King MINI. As long as it isn’t hazardous, Junk King will take it!
3) How much does the MINI Dumpster cost?
a. Junk King offers fair, competitive and unique pricing. Our rentals allow our customers to only pay for the space you use.
4) How long do I have to complete my cleanout?
a. You will have three days to complete your job with our convenient drop off period before the Junk King MINI is rolled away.
Recent Reviews of Junk King Capital District
Junk King customers are what keeps us going! The positive reviews we receive remind us every day of the difference we make in lives and community and help us to run a better business. If you are looking for a green-minded way to dispose of your junk or assist with your next home remodel, Junk King Capital District is here to help.
July 31, 2017 by Dale Sorensen
Schenectady, New York
“I think your service is great! Our home had just been listed on the MLS for sale and our first showing was the second day after our movers had moved all of our things out of the home. The day after the move, we were frantically cleaning and trying to decide what to do with “junk” that was left over from the move. We thought we’d save money and try to donate, or throw away what we could in our trash, or just ask neighbors if they wanted it. We had a lot of junk! So at the end of the day, while looking at all the junk no one wanted, and stuff we could NOT throw in the trash, I frantically called Junk King and explained my situation. I had ten showings the next day, the first one was scheduled for 8:45 (buyers showed up fifteen minutes early), and I needed their help asap! It worked out that Reggie and David with Junk King showed up at my door at 8AM the following morning! I prayed, I had fingers crossed, and I may have had a dream that they didn’t show up, but they did!”
August 3, 2017 by G.M.
“I found Junk King very easy to contact to schedule an appointment. The Junk King crew were courteous, arrived exactly when scheduled and worked hard to get the job done. A reasonable estimate was provided as requested and agreed upon. The crew went right to work. Would definitely use Junk King again and would recommend them.”
Are you ready to work with a company as green-minded as you? Junk King Capital District is shares the same goals and we are committed to leaving a cleaner, greener tomorrow behind us. Our top-rated customer service is what we pride ourselves on. Please consider using Junk King for your dumpster rental and junk removal. Call today (518) 621-0510 or visit Junk King online to get a quick and easy quote for your MINI Dumpster rental.