Junk Removal Facts and Tips

Updated: Sep 25, 2021

Here are some junk removal facts and tips brought to you by your favorite NJ junk removal company East Coast Junk Removal

NJ Junk Removal
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The Problems:

  1. The United States creates over 624,000 metric tons of waste every single day.

  2. The average person creates 4.5 lbs of waste every single day.

  3. It is estimated that 60% to 80% of what is thrown out can actually be recycled.

  4. Most of what you throw out in your regular garbage ends up in a landfill.

  5. The United States estimates that that over 250 million tons of trash is thrown away every year.

  6. More than 85 million of that trash thrown out every year can be recycled and isn't.

  7. The recycling rate in the United States is a measly 34%.

  8. Almost 50% of what is in those landfills is heavy metals and waste from something called E-Waste. Which comes from computers, cellphones and other electronics.

  9. The United States has over 5,000 active landfills and 10,000 already filled and closed landfills.

The Solutions:

  1. Repurpose your old furniture and other waste. Get creative about it and instead of buying something new CREATE something new!

  2. Yard Sale: They say one man's junk is another man's treasure. Sell stuff you don't need to people who may actually find it useful.

  3. Donate!! There are a lot of people in need including veterans who need things donated either for direct use or to sell to raise money. Donating is always a great way to get rid of your junk. Here at East Coast Junk Removal we always donate and recycle the junk we pick up from our hauls.

  4. Call 551-587-8499 or book online with us so we can help you get rid of the rest! We strive to be environmentally friendly and that means the landfill is the LAST place our junk goes!

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