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The Quickest and Safest Way to Conduct Hot Tub Removal

Millions of Sonoma County homeowners use their hot tubs to soothe their muscles and mind. If you’ve enjoyed your spa over the years but now need to dispose of or replace it you’re probably hoping for an easy hot tub removal plan.

Many people are tempted to break down and remove a hot tub themselves, but we have a better, back-saving solution. Junk King of Sonoma offers a safe and secure way to remove your old hot tub and properly disposes of it in compliance with California’s environmental laws.

Safety First

2 Hot tubs inside roomA DIY breakdown is not a hot tub removal idea we support and here’s why.

  • It involves working with power, gas, and water lines.
  • It’s a labor-intensive process and can cause muscle strain or worse injuries.
  • The pieces are not easy to transport, and you may need to hire a truck to do it.

You’ll also need to dispose of the cover and figure out where you can dispose of both it and the hot tub because not all landfills or recycling facilities accept them.

Environmentally Sound Hot Tub Removal

If you’re convinced you shouldn’t handle your hot tub removal on your own, Junk King of Sonoma will do the heavy lifting for you and make sure it’s recycled or properly disposed of in the most eco-friendly way possible.

Before we pick up your hot tub we recommend:

  • Draining all the water out of it by attaching a garden hose to the bottom drain spout and opening the spigot.
  • Disconnecting any hoses.
  • Turning off the heater on the side of the hot tub.
  • Locating the circuit breaker for the hot tub and turning it off.

If there’s any water left in the bottom of the tub after draining it, use a shop vac to clean it up.

Your Local Hot Tub Removal Solution

If you’re a Sonoma County homeowner looking for a quick way to handle getting rid of your old hot tub, let Junk King of Sonoma deal with every aspect of its removal and disposal. We offer quality, friendly service and make speedy work of breaking down and hauling away old hot tubs as well as outdoor furniture, yard waste, appliances, electronics, and more. We’re the nation’s #1 green disposal service and would love to put our hot tub removal expertise to work for you.

To learn more or to ask us any questions you might have about hauling away that old tub, give us a call, text us a photo, or book an appointment online today! We look forward to serving you!

Everything You Need to Know About California’s E-waste Recyling Laws

Improper disposal of electronic waste can create serious risks to people, animals, and the environment. Junk King of Sonoma offers safe and secure e waste recycling, removal, and disposal services to make sure you comply with California’s environmental laws.

What is E-waste?

computer cords and motherboardIn California, E-waste refers to any unwanted electronic device or CRT (cathode ray tube) which is classified as “universal waste.” It frequently contains hazardous materials like lead and mercury, and is produced by businesses, households, industries, and governments. As LCD and LED technology for TVs and monitors has for the most part replaced CRTs, the state has enacted AB 1419 for CRT panel glass recycling, an initiative that allows scrap panel glass to be reused in many new products.

E waste Recycling Laws in California

Thanks in large part to SB 20, or the Electronic Waste Recycling Act, California remains the only state that has successfully reined in the illegal disposal of toxic electronics such as TVs, laptops, and computer monitors. Today, half of the e waste that once found its way to landfills or was illegally shipped overseas will be recycled or reused.

There are a number of reporting requirements e waste recycling providers must meet and they must manage e waste in compliance with the Department of Toxic Substances Control’s waste regulations. They are also required to comply with recordkeeping and treatment standards as dictated by state law.

As the electronic waste stream becomes more complex e waste disposal has gotten more complicated, too. The Future of Electronic Waste Management in California project was adopted in 2018 and recommends ways to get the most out of the state’s e waste recycling program.

Junk King of Sonoma is Your E waste Disposal Partner

Globally, the U.S. produces the most e waste per person and California’s leadership in e waste recycling is helping to set in motion national recycling policies. Junk King of Sonoma is proud to contribute to this effort. We have long been active in environmentally-friendly practices and encourage our business and residential customers to see e waste repurposing and recycling as an earth-friendly undertaking to reduce their environmental footprint.

We want everyone to be as committed to protecting the environment as we are. Our e waste recycling services are designed to benefit our local communities while recognizing we must also take steps to protect the entire planet.

Do you have any old televisions, computers, VCRs, tablets, stereos, fax machines, copiers, or other common electronic products piling up because you haven’t had the time to properly dispose of them? Our experienced e waste disposal crews help you determine which e waste can be recycled, reused, or repurposed, as well as which may be designated hazardous under California law.

Get in Touch

If you’re a Sonoma County resident or business owner searching for a socially responsible e waste disposal company, your search is over! Junk King of Sonoma offers quality, friendly service and makes quick work of sorting and hauling away your e waste recycling. We’re the country’s #1 green disposal service and we’d love to put our expertise to work for you. To learn more about our e waste recycling and other junk removal services, give us a call, text us a photo, or book an appointment online today! We look forward to serving you!