June 2023 Updates & News from Gone For Good
The US Is A Leading Contributor To Global Waste
The United States stands as one of the world's leading generators of waste, producing an estimated 244 million tons each year. It is estimated that up to 75% is potentially reusable or recyclable. Materials like plastic and electronic waste, often improperly disposed of, can take hundreds or even thousands of years to decompose, which poses severe environmental and health hazards, including water, air, and soil pollution that will affect future generations.
There are significant barriers to increasing reuse and recycling rates in the US, including a lack of awareness and education about recycling, inconsistent recycling practices and regulations across jurisdictions.
Gone For Good was created with overcoming these barriers in mind. When you use Gone For Good to get rid of your unwanted items, you can rest assured that very little actually goes to the landfill. Items that we remove that are still in usable condition are sent to the Gone For Good Thrift Stores or to auction to be reused by someone else. Anything that can be recycled is sorted out and taken to the appropriate facilities. Gone For Good is a green junk hauling company. We believe that we can make a difference, with your help. When you have unwanted items, call Gone For Good to haul your things away. Continue reading....