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We recycle more than our fill

Junk-it is our name and rubbish removal is our game. With depots in Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen our specialist teams deal with everything from commercial to household junk removal, waste disposal and house clearances. That is the bit everyone knows about BUT how do we manage to keep so little of your junk from ending up in a land fill and why?

Once back at our depots it is time for sorting and then redistributed to local charities, recycled, or sent to landfill as appropriate. We aim to recycle 82% of all material and reuse as much as possible. We manage this by Partnering with a number of worthwhile organisations such as Furniture Initiatives, donating items such as books, cardboard, clothing, records/CD’s whenever possible.

Recycling all timber which goes to produce animal bedding, Recycling old tyres for equestrian bedding Recycling Biomass (MDF, Chipboard and plywood), Recycling all metal, donating any useable bicycles to local charity, recycling all Electrical Equipment and all inert waste such as soil, rubble, concrete and brick.

In Scotland, we have 72 active landfill sites, with the capacity to hold 77,970,566 tonnes of waste! Their purpose is for waste that cannot be recycled or breaks down slowly. If we filled Landfills with all our waste they would be packed, air wouldn’t circulate, items wouldn’t break down and decompose over time and our numbers of sights would keep on rising! That is why we are committed to diverting as much waste away from landfill as possible. If you want your junk to be disposed of correctly then give us a call now!

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Reviews

As a repeat customer I am delighted to report that Junk It maintains it high standards. The administration side is prompt and efficient. Jordan and Tony were cheerful, on time, and did the job with care (did not bump or scrape walls or the lift) and they were very personable ambassadors for the company. Thanks!
G P
2024-01-25
Great service from Jordan, Michael and Dominic, very professional and friendly team. Will definitely be using them again. Thanks lads.
Marilyn Rooney
2024-01-23
Mikey and Dom were a great help in and out quick and fest. Were great guys very helpful
Sam Walker
2024-01-19
Jordan and tony arrived promptly amd were done in no time . Hoghly recommend .
Scott Morrison
2024-01-18
Just had junk it on to remove 2 massive piles of demo work. Mike and dom never stopped going up and down from the first floor to the van to get every thing removed in a timely fashion
John Brogan
2024-01-16
Mikey and Dom came out and dismantled greenhouse without leaving any mess. They cleaned up the whole place. I was delighted by their attitude and ability and would certainly recommend and use them again.
Stan Mullen
2024-01-14
Just want to say how amazing these guys are I phoned them and they were at the address with in an hour, it was Steven and Dominic who came to clear the flat and nothing was any bother.They got me out of a bad predicament. What has been a very difficult week was made easier by the 2 guys. So thank you l won't hesitate to use this service again. Keep up the good work
Marie Tobias
2024-01-12
I had Dom and Dan from Junk It clearing away my Christmas Tree. They were very friendly, polite and efficient Junk It were faster and cheaper than the City Council so a good job
Debbie Reilly
2024-01-05
Pleasant experience from start to finish. Good communication and turned up on time. Special thanks to Dominic and Stephen who were friendly and easy to deal with. A+
Mark McLaren
2023-12-21
Dom and Michael did a great job in assisting us with our office move. Highly recommended.
Chris Davidson
2023-12-21

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