When you’re getting rid of a large amount of junk at one time, it can be overwhelming trying to decide what exactly to do with all of it. Taking it all to the dump may sound like the easiest option, but it’s also an incredibly irresponsible and wasteful option. Practicing proper junk removal is important for so many reasons and it’s easier than you think!
Lowering Your Carbon Footprint
Every person produces a certain amount of waste in their lifetime. All of that waste adds up and adds to the issue of global warming. One of the best ways to do your part to help slow global warming is to avoid sending unnecessary junk to landfills. Proper junk removal encourages recycling and donations of some items which will help to keep your personal waste and carbon footprint as low as possible during the junk purging process.
Reducing Pollution of Air, Water, and Land
When you send junk to a landfill you may not think that’s causing pollution, but unfortunately it is. Trash often gets carried into the oceans and spread across the land during the disposal process. Whether it’s picked up by wildlife and carried to another location or it’s improperly disposed of in the first place, your junk is highly likely to end up causing pollution somewhere that it doesn’t belong if it isn’t disposed of responsibly.
Saving Animals and People
Excess pollution has been proven to shorten the lifespan of both humans and animals. Animals can die from eating junk that they mistake as food either on land or in the water. Humans are exposed to air pollution and the effects of global warming, which gets worse each day that junk isn’t properly disposed of.
What is Proper Junk Removal?
Proper junk removal includes sorting through the junk to locate items that can be recycled or donated. Once those items are removed, any harsh chemicals or specific substances that require certain disposal practices to avoid harmful pollution are removed. The junk that’s left is then taken to a landfill where it’s buried under the ground. Improper junk removal skips all of the first steps and just takes everything to the landfill without sorting it first. That leads to mounds of unnecessary and unsafe waste that could have been avoided!
Contact Us Today
If you have junk that you need to get rid of but you aren’t quite sure where to start, contact our team at Dump U Junk today! Our team is well trained on how to properly dispose of junk, recycling what we can along the way. We do all of the heavy lifting while you relax knowing that you aren’t putting unnecessary waste out into the world! If you’re ready to get started removing your junk this spring, you can give our team a call at (781) 408-1937 or by filling out your team’s online contact form! We look forward to hearing from you and assisting with your junk removal needs!