April 28, 2017.
Life is full of countdowns. Sports run the clock down while teams eagerly race towards the goal of winning. Expecting parents cross off days as they approach the due date to meet their bundle of joy. Everyone checks their watch for everything and among the lists of countdowns is the counting of minutes until your favorite show comes on television.
It’s not uncommon for many to upgrade their beloved television sets throughout the years. From large boxed square screens to thin rectangle plasmas, televisions come and go with the trends much like everything else. However, once you’re sitting in front of your new TV and your show starts in T minus 30 minutes, you may be wondering what to do with the old one.
How to Dispose of Old Televisions
If the television being replaced is still operable, donating it to someone or some place in need of a working TV is easily the best solution. Local churches or charities would be more than willing to accept such a donation or forward it along to a home that could use it. Simply throwing it away should never be an option.
Recycling is the most environmentally friendly way of discarding your television; it’s the same for any electronic device you’ve decided to part ways with. Surprisingly, there are many hazardous and toxic materials used to create the electronics we choose to source our entertainment. While everyday use of these items won’t necessarily affect us, filling our landfills with them will eventually affect our soil and water. Everyone should do everyone else a favor and recycle, always.
To find out where to recycle your TV, contact your local waste department to see when and where items can be dropped off. Some communities and/or non-profit organizations also hold Electronics Disposal Days a few times per year. Check your local papers or community calendar to see if one is coming up.
Or…Hire the Pros for Your TV Removal Services
Perhaps the easiest and most time-efficient way to dispose of your expired small screen is to hire a company that offers TV removal services. Doing so guarantees that it is removed properly and discarded responsibly; and what’s greater than peace of mind? Peace of mind and maybe time saved that you could dedicate to discovering a new show or binge watching another season of your current obsession.
At Jiffy Junk, we make quick work of removing and hauling away old items, including televisions. No only will we take the old TV off your hands, but we’ll disconnect it and do all the heavy lifting for you.
Once we remove it from the wall or off the entertainment center, we’ll make every effort to have it recycled. Your old TV will be broken down and repurposed for a future life as something else instead of contaminating the surroundings of wherever it would otherwise end up. The few individuals that show up to tackle the task will be in and out before you know it! The time you’ll save by asking them to do this for you can be spent preparing a snack and grabbing your favorite hot or cold beverage just before your show’s theme song starts.
If you’re in the Long Island or NYC area, let Jiffy Junk take care of your old electronics. Call today at 844-543-3966 or click the Get Pricing button below.