Monthly Archives: April 2014

E-Waste Recycling In Sarasota

Although things have gotten better over the years, water pollution is still an area of concern for Sarasota and all of Florida. It doesn’t help matters that a drought drains up the water supplies. What compounds the situation is when there is any type of contamination in the ground level water tables. That can have a direct impact on the water we drink. This potential for danger was made clear a few weeks ago up north in Virginia. There a chemical spill into a creek had an entire town going without fresh water for several days. Could that happen in Sarasota? Hopefully, not but anything that can be done to protect the water supply should become everyone’s responsibility. Top of the list should be responsible e-waste recycling.

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Water supplies are threatened by runoff from area landfills. That run off can contain a toxic sludge of hazardous materials that have seeped into the soil from all the decomposing junk. The items that are biodegradable aren’t a threat. Its things like old computers, copiers, fax machines, printers, laptops, cell phones and televisions that can be big trouble. That is why those e-waste items need to be properly disposed off. For responsible e-waste recycling, Sarasota residents know they can call on Junk King.

These are the junk removal experts that have made all levels of recycling part of their mission. Everything that is collected by a Junk King crew gets sorted for recycling. The “easy” items are things like scrap metal, lumber, dirt, plastics and cardboard. There are plenty of recycling centers around Sarasota that can handle those materials. With e-waste recycling, there are more specific requirements. You can just grind up a laptop as you would a pile of newspapers. Instead, those e-waste pieces have to be taken apart by hand and the components sorted. Only then can those raw pieces be properly disposed off.

In some cases, your e-waste can be recycled by being donated to a charity that specializes in fixing up things. If they can repair a hard drive or replace a motherboard in a computer then sell it, the proceeds can funnel back into the community. You don’t have to worry about what should be recycled or donated. The Junk King crew will handle of all that. With Junk King available for e-waste recycling, there is no need to hang on to all your old equipment. Get rid of it today!

Moving And Junk Hauling In Sarasota

If you’re planning on moving into a new home or apartment, you should line up two very practical tools. The first is a good Sharpie. This will allow you to properly label all your boxes. Obviously, you want to make sure each box has the proper designation as to which room it will be loaded into. However, you might want to take it a step further by adding things like “coffee maker” or “bedding” to those boxes. That way you won’t have to search on your first night for those vital items.

The second important tool to have is a junk hauling appointment with Junk King that is set up before your move. This will give you the chance to finally toss out all those things that you’ve decided you no longer need. You don’t want to bring old furniture, e-waste or appliances into your new living space, right? And you certainly don’t need to carry over those boxes and bags of old clothes. These are the kinds of things that a Junk King junk hauling session can take care of. Space will not only be a premium at your new place, but also on your mover’s truck. Do you really want to run the risk of running out of truck space because you’re bringing over all that junk?

If you feel like you want to donate some of these pieces, then Junk King can be a big help. As part of their business model, Junk King tries to keep as much of what it collects out of local landfills. That means they prefer to turn over pieces to a charity that specializes in fixing up things like furniture or appliances. You’ll feel good about your stuff being repurposed. You’ll also feel good when you’re no longer carrying that junk with you.

As with your movers, Junk King is going to provide you with a very capable two-man team who will do the hard work of lifting heavy objects. They’ll also provide you with a truck big enough to cart off whatever you want gone. Once you clear out the extra clutter, you’ll find that packing up is a whole lot easier. In terms of expense, you’ll find that junk hauling with Junk King is going to be much more affordable than your movers. That’s because Junk King only charges a fee determined by the amount of space your junk will take up on the back of the truck. Use junk hauling with Junk King before your move to make sure you don’t bring any clutter with you!