Trying to determine what you should and should not recycle and where to take it all can be a bit confusing. While the municipal trash company will leave recycling bins at your home for you to use, they are not going to take care of all the trash you have. When you are concerned about saving the environment, and keeping landfills to a minimum, it takes more than just separating your plastics and papers. Here are some of the things a trash hauling company, such as Waconia Roll-Off Service, may do for you to help with your recycling efforts.
Household appliances, both small and large, are made of metals and plastics. If the item is not working and cannot be repaired, a trash hauling service will take the unit apart so that everything can be properly recycled. If the unit can be repaired, the service may fix it to sell as a used unit or donate it to a charity. Either way, the piece is not going to be taking up space in a landfill and leaching chemicals into the earth.
Trying to properly dispose of all the hazardous wastes from your home takes a bit of work. Plastic bottles that held cleaning products, batteries, and fluorescent light bulbs are just a few of the items in your home that should not go in the regular trash. When you use a trash hauling service, they will take all the hazardous items and dispose of them according to the Environmental Protection Agency's requirements.
Old computers, cell phones and televisions can be either recycled or taken apart for their metals and plastics. The trash hauling company will know the best way to get rid of them without causing any damage to the environment. You can collect all your old electronics into one spot and have the hauling company come get them all at once. If you have large televisions, they will even haul them from inside if needed.
You can contact a trash hauling company to come out to your home once a month if you want. Keep everything they will take in one area of the garage or basement and let them get it all at once. After the first couple of months you will be able to figure out how often you need this type of trash hauling and can schedule the pickups accordingly. Of course, any time you have large items that you do not have room to store, such as appliances or furniture, you can call and ask for them to come get. Your trash will all be handled the way it should in order to protect the environment, without any extra work on your part.