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HOW JUNK.com.au HELPED THE COMMUNITY IN 2021

By admin | December 7, 2021

Junk.com.au is all about protecting the environment and giving back to the community. In 2021 we worked with a number of charities and ran initiatives to support those in need. This year we worked with Homeless.com.au, Safe Haven and Street Library Australia. We also run programs for children such as the JUNK KIDZ LIBRARY where […]

TENANT JUNK: WHat to do when junk IS LEFT behind

By admin | November 2, 2021

WHAT TO DO WHEN A TENANT LEAVES JUNK From couches, old TVs, clothes and cutlery, it can all add up to a costly nuisance for property owners. Tenants are ultimately responsible for ensuring all of their belongings are removed from the premises at the end of a tenancy.  It’s not always easy dealing with tenants. […]

LANDFILL IN AUSTRALIA: What can we do?

By admin | October 14, 2021

WHAT IS LANDFILL? A landfill site, also known as a tip, dump, rubbish dump, garbage dump, or dumping ground, is a site for the disposal of waste materials. Landfill is the oldest and most common form of waste disposal. According to the ABS (Australian Bureau of Statistics) Australians generated a massive 76 million tonnes of […]

ODD JUNK: Dangerous toys found

By admin | October 13, 2021

With both the Geelong Cup and Melbourne Cup quickly approaching, JUNK.com.au wants to share a recent discovery our crew made, in the form of some lead based horse toys. To minimise risks there is a mandatory standard for children’s toys containing unacceptable levels of lead and other elements. Children can suffer similar serious health problems […]

Making your business environmentally friendly pt.2

By admin | September 23, 2021

(PART 2) Welcome back to the second and final part of our series discussing the ways you can make your business more environmentally friendly. JUNK.com.au is committed to reducing landfill wherever possible and we make sure that Previously we discussed setting up an environmental management system and managing your business’s energy use.In part 2 we […]

How to make your business environmentally friendly

By admin | September 16, 2021

(PART 1) A United Nations (UN) scientific report 8 years in the making was released last month, revealing our planet is getting hotter, even quicker than first thought. The IPCC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change) Report found that humans are responsible for the rapid rise in global warming due to Co2 emissions. It also stated […]

MINIMISING RUBBISH REMOVAL: ZERO WASTE HOMES

By admin | September 8, 2021

There’s more to becoming a Zero Waste home than just your ordinary rubbish removal. In this blog we’ll show you how people from all around the world are transforming their homes to emit ‘Zero Waste’. The pressing climate crisis engulfing the world means we have to start acting on what we can do in our […]

spring cleaning: 8 fast tips to get you started

By admin | September 2, 2021

Spring cleaning is a great exercise to make sure your home stays clutter-free. In winter we tend to feel unmotivated and can tend to let the clutter in our homes pile up. ‘Spring cleaning’ is all about returning your living space into a fresh and organised space. Especially with Covid-19 lockdowns, we’ve seen a rise […]

JUNK WAREHOUSE UNCOVERS NUGGETS’ GOLD

By admin | August 27, 2021

Our Junk Warehouse often sifts through the hundreds of items that come in daily, to discover treasures of great value. Today we uncovered the cricket bat of Australia’s greatest ever all-rounder, Keith Ross Miller, who journalist Ian Wooldridge called “the golden boy” of cricket, leading to his nickname “Nugget”. This Gray-Nicolls Keith Miller Autograph Cricket […]

JUNK.com.au AND SAFEHAVEN

By admin | August 20, 2021

JUNK.com.au is more than a rubbish removal service. We strive to engage with our community, providing resources to those who need it most. The newest addition to JUNK.com.au’s community programs is offering Safe Haven clientele homeware vouchers to the JUNK Warehouse. These vouchers aim to help them get back on their feet and live independently. […]