Kalihi - Palama, Hawaii
2110 Auiki St
Honolulu, HI 96819

4 Items Recycling Centers Don't Allow April 13, 2017

Kalihi - Palama, Honolulu
4 Items Recycling Centers Don't Allow, Honolulu, Hawaii

It’s not uncommon for home and business owners to find out local recycling centers do not accept every item they want to discard. With help from Ace Metal Recycling, you can learn about the things a center is likely to reject. Providing a comprehensive range of junk removal and household recycling services, they share a list of items their facility, and others like them, typically don’t allow.

A Guide to Items Recycling Centers Don’t Allow

Broken GlassRecycling Center

While household recycling services will accept intact glass containers, they will refuse to take items that are already broken. That’s because glass shards pose a safety threat to unsuspecting recycling center employees, putting them at risk for serious injuries. A better option is to pack these sharp objects securely and discard them at a nearby dumpster.

Medical Supplies

Recycling businesses will also turn down any medical supplies, especially if they’ve been used. Exposure to used syringes and suppositories is a serious health threat, requiring strict adherence to their safe disposal guidelines. You can consult a local pharmacist or physician to learn about ways to safely discard these items without causing harm to recyclers and pedestrians alike.

Asbestos Products

Overwhelming evidence confirms asbestos exposure is the leading cause of mesothelioma and other cancers. Avoid carrying products containing asbestos to a recycling facility unless it specifically offers specialized services in this area. Managing and removing asbestos from a property should be done under strict federal and state guidelines.

4. Inflammables

Industrial chemicals and waste materials also necessitate services from qualified individuals who are authorized to handle these sensitive substances. Fuels and radioactive components are some examples of highly inflammable materials that should only be handled by those with extensive safety training.

Should you require any further information about the items recycling centers are likely to disallow, turn to the efficient team at Ace Metal Recycling. For further information about their junk removal and recycling solutions, call (808) 847-3322 or take an online tour.

Other Announcements, Events and Deals from Ace Metal Recycling Inc
Recycle Copper for These 3 Important Uses , Honolulu, Hawaii
Did you know that you can recycle copper and get paid to do it? One of the many great aspects of copper, and scrap metal in general, is that it can be turned into cash at your l...read more
Oahu Recycling Center Shares 3 Ways Small Businesses Benefit From Waste Management, Honolulu, Hawaii
Homeowners are increasingly catching on to the benefits of recycling, but the war against waste doesn’t end on a residential curb. Ace Metal Recycling in Honolulu, HI, makes it easy ...read more
4 Factors That Affect the Value of Your Scrap Metal, Honolulu, Hawaii
“Scrap” refers to commodities that have a financial benefit. But it’s tricky to know when and where to sell your scrap metal to maximize its value. The experts at Ace Metal Recycling...read more
What's Considered Scrap Metal & Why You Should Recycle It, Honolulu, Hawaii
Recycling scrap metal is an important process that benefits the environment and even can put cash in your pocket. However, you need to know the right materials to bring to the recycl...read more
Top 3 Reasons to Recycle Copper, Honolulu, Hawaii
Whether you have excess scrap metal from a home renovation project or old appliances lying around your house, recycling unwanted copper is always a smart move. Ace Metal Recycli...read more