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Efficient Waste Removal When Remodeling

Waste RemovalAre you currently in the process of remodeling your home or plan to do so in the near future? If you are there are so many things that have to be considered in order to conduct a safe and successful project. One very important activity when engaging in remodeling projects is waste removal because remodeling can accumulate significant amounts of waste that require proper and efficient removal during the course of the project.

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When speaking about waste removal it not only relates to the collection of waste or junk from premises but also the transporting of these materials after collection to a specific location where it is processed and discarded in an environmentally friendly way.

Here at Junk King we specialize in the removal of all types of junk and no task is too big or too small for us to manage. So if you are conducting renovations and need waste removed we’d be happy to come in and give you a hand.  Remember we transport and process your waste with no additional or hidden fees and no hassle to you.

Improper Waste Removal Can Be Dangerous

When remodeling various forms of waste can be a result of changes made and some of the items or products contained in waste are considered hazardous and can cause serious injury or harm to health.

Nails, glass, fibreglass, paint, flourescent lights, plastic, ceramics etc. can all be found in construction waste and if handled incorrectly can pose serious threats of injury or harm to health.  Heavy, cumbersome, items are also risky to handle as persons can suffer from back or shoulder injuries when attempting to dispose these items . This is why it is strictly emphasized to contract a waste removal company when conducting renovations or doing any form of remodeling.

Waste Removal Promotes A Healthy Environment

Carrying out home remodeling projects in an environmentally friendly manner is also very important as it ensures health and safety overall and reduces the wastage of resources. Essentially this is done to encourage safe disposal of waste as well as to avoid water contamination, pollution or any major health issues especially when dangerous and hazardous waste is involved.

So when embarking on home remodeling projects using the services of an environmentally friendly waste removal company would be the best decision. Doing this not only aids in helping homeowners to make much needed improvements around homes but also to have a wholesome and positive impact on the environment.

Junk King Promotes Easy, Safe, Eco-Friendly Waste Removal

Along with the highest quality waste removal  services Junk King has also taken initiative to incorporate eco friendly practices like recycling as part of their mission to conduct safe and efficient waste removal. Additionally to show our dedication to ‘green’ junk hauling our company provides top notch waste removal service 7 days a week and up to half the waste we remove is recycled.

Our walk in MINI dumpsters can also serve as an excellent waste removal solution and we drop off and pick up dumpsters quickly. If you are remodeling or will be doing so soon visit our website at www.junk-king.com to book online or call us at 1-888-888-JUNK  to schedule an appointment right away.

Don’t Dump Hazardous Waste Recklessly

With growing concerns of pollution and other health issues worldwide many governments as well as several health and environmental agencies have collaborated to effectively regulate and enforce the management of hazardous waste.

With the implementation of specific rules and policies in many countries there seems to be a gradual improvement as it relates to waste management globally where people are observing proper waste management and disposal practices in effort to promote health, safety and a clean environment.

How To Handle Hazardous WasteHazardous Waste

To get more into detail when speaking about waste management it generally refers to all the activities and actions required to manage waste from its inception to its final disposal. It also functions to provide alternative solutions for recycling as well as the disposal of items that don’t belong to trash.

Essentially this is done to encourage safe disposal of waste as well as to avoid pollution, serious injury or any other major health issues. As it relates to the disposal of hazardous waste there are many items that are deemed hazardous and illegal for regular disposal and should otherwise be discarded in a safe and compliant manner.

Here is a list of some items that are considered to be hazardous and are not to be disposed into regular trash for pick up. These include:

  1. Household cleaners.

  2. Auto products.

  3. Lawn and garden care products.

  4. Pesticides and Herbicides

  5. Paints/ Lacquers/Varnishes

  6. Batteries (including vehicle batteries)

  7. Oil or Gasoline

  8. Fluorescent lights.

  9. Electronics

  10. Medical waste.

Apart from these general items to know if a product or device is hazardous refer to the label or packaging of products where an indication of such should be listed. Generally labels will probably contain one of several words which may be displayed as:

  • .Caution
  • Danger

  • Poison

  • Explosive

  • Irritant

  • Corrosive

  • Oxidizer

  • Irritant

  • Environmental Hazard

  • Warning

  • Flammable

Should any of these words be included in the label of a product or device it qualifies as hazardous waste and should not be thrown in with your trash or recyclable items. Apart from this other materials prohibited by law to be dumped as regular trash include explosives, ammunition, radioactive items, biomedical waste and tires.

As for medical waste like needles, sharps and syringes discarding of them improperly can pose serious health risks to the public and to waste management personnel as diseases like Hepatitis A, C and HIV can be easily transmitted from needle sticks. These should be safely managed to prevent injury and disease transmission.

Efforts to help raise awareness and to promote positive disposal practices throughout the world are gradually making a difference, safe and appropriate waste disposal practices can never be overly emphasized as it ensures the health and safety of the general public as well a clean environment for all.

If you have hazardous waste and you don’t know how to manage give us a call at Junk King Marin right away. We specialize in the removal of all waste and would be happy to come in and assist you. For more information you can visit our website at www.junk-king.com.