Why It’s so Hard to Junk ElectronicsWaste is precisely the problem. It’s why junk hauling services are too, in demand. These companies are necessary to handle loads of debris that might still be usable, in another form. As consumers, we have settled into the habit of putting practically everything in the trash. However, many of the electronic equipment that is no longer of use to the average person can be pulled apart and its components used again.
As more electronics recyclers open or expand their businesses in Florida, recycling is becoming more convenient and cheaper. Some businesses even buy unwanted computers and cell/smart phones for reuse or recycling. —Florida Department of Environmental ProtectionIf you have accumulated a large amount of electronics and are now facing the problem of ridding yourself of them, you’re certainly not alone. Local waste collection agencies generally make it a practice not to pickup or accept electronic waste because of the dangers associated with the components. Among these are components like cathode ray tubes, which contain high levels of lead. Throughout the state of Florida, each county has protocols for either accepting electronics or provides its residents with information on how to dispose of them. Usually, the information contains lists of various recycling facilities and/or retailers which accept such items. Both recycling facilities and retailers disassemble the items taken in and salvage usable parts. Another practice is to outright recycle the materials to use in manufacturing.