Blogging SF Chronicle: Junking Stuff Has Gotten More Complex

Blogging SF Chronicle: Junking Stuff Has Gotten More Complex

Stephanie Kinnear
Mar 24, 2008

Whether you're starting a Cure, or just starting your Spring cleaning, junk removal can be a pain.

You could sell on Craigslist, give your unwanted things away on Freecycle, or even put a few items out on the curb for passerbys to grab.

But what about the stuff you know is reusable, or recyclable, that you just can't seem to give away? If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have a lot of options.

According to a recent article in the San Francisco Chronicle a number of junk hauling firms in the Bay Area are marketing themselves as environmentally friendly and promising to recycle or find new homes for people's unwanted stuff.

The article is a great resource for companies that can help you responsibly part with your stuff -- but, interestingly, it points out that most regular garbage companies in the Bay Area are already doing a fantastic job recycling and actually recommends private hauling companies only as a last resort.

Read all about it here.

image via sfgate.com; Liz Hafalia

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