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1-800-GOT-JUNK?: The Importance of Recycling
Posted at 11:29 AM, Apr 19, 2021
and last updated 2021-04-19 11:29:22-04

At 1-800-GOT-JUNK, just point your finger at whatever junk you don't want in your home or yard, and it simply disappears. But what happens to the stuff once it's taken away?

1-800-GOT-JUNK doesn't just toss unwanted trash into the landfill, they help the planet the best they can by recycling many of the items they collect. About 70 percent of the items 1-800-GOT-JUNK collects are recycled or donated back to the community.

When they collect items from your home, they take those items to their warehouse to be sorted. They remove items that can be recycled such as metal, tires, plastic, glass, and more complicated items like outdated electronics.

For items that still have quality in them such as furniture, snowblower, and other gently used items, they refurbish those items and give them back to organizations in need of them like Habitat for Humanity.

Appointments for collection can be made as soon as an hour before pick-up. To learn more, call their customer service line at 1-855-962-5556 or visit 1800gotjunk.com.