January 14, 2018.
Are you surrounded by a sea of debris with no clear plan for removing it from your space? Even the most meticulously planned projects can quickly be derailed by neglecting the importance of waste management. Whether you’re planning something as simple as organizing your basement or as difficult as a hoarding cleanout or commercial project, getting rid of the things you neither want nor need is vital to overall success. It can also be the most stressful aspect of the entire ordeal, but it certainly doesn’t have to be.
Finding the best and most effective solution is just a matter of balancing the things which matter most over the course of your unique project.
What Are My Options to Haul Away My Junk?
Before you can make an informed decision you’re able to feel good about, you must first have a basic grasp of your options.
First, you can attempt to haul everything away yourself. This may seem like the most straightforward choice, but that’s only the case if you have access to a suitable vehicle and a relatively small amount of straightforward debris to manage. Anything more than a single pickup truck load heading to one location quickly becomes a logistical nightmare.
You’ll incur fueling costs, tolls, processing fees at some recycling centers, and be required to invest a sizable portion of your time into hauling your own debris. Recycling alone can require trips to many different locations since most facilities are limited in scope. If you have items you’d like to donate, you’ll face a series of similar challenges since few donation centers offer pickup services and most will only accept certain items.
Another option is to work with municipal waste management services to arrange free pickup. You’ll need to be prepared to carefully research the rules and regulations for each type of item, though. For instance, you can be fined for leaving an unbagged mattress out for collection by DSNY. There are also rules about appliances, furniture and electronic devices. To avoid fines, you’ll need to become quite well-versed in what you can and cannot leave at the curb for a scheduled pickup.
Do you have large items you plan to donate, like appliances or furniture? There are some charitable organizations that offer collection services for donations, but you should be prepared to wait weeks or even months for the next available appointment. If you’re facing a deadline, trying to juggle appointments for free pickup through municipal services and donation centers may be entirely off the table.
The Value of Efficient Junk Removal
What if you could make a single phone call and take care of everything you want removed from your space? Our Jiffy Junk technicians offer so much more than a one-way trip to the landfill. We’ll come to your home or place of business to provide true white-glove service, from uninstalling appliances to sweeping the floor.
Because we place such a high value on environmental best practices, we’ll also prioritize recycling and donation over landfill dumping. There’s no need to research local, state or federal laws regarding the disposal of certain items, no need to wait for overbooked municipal services, or to search for the rare charity that picks up donations. Call from anywhere in all five boroughs, Nassau or Suffolk County to say, “Hey, haul away my junk!”
Call today: 844-543-3966.