Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler

2571 S Sarah St., Fresno, 93706, California, United States

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559 264 7782

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Brief Information About Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler in California

Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler is a material recovery facility that diverts waste from landfills/transfer station by producing cleaner recycled products. Recycling is made simple and low-cost with their dedicated dumpster service and local recycling center.

Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler is located at 2571 S Sarah St., Fresno, 93706, California, United States. The facility serves select cities in California. Call 559 264 7782 for further information.

Working hours:

  • Monday: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Tuesday: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Thursday: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Friday: 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
  • Saturday: closed
  • Sunday: closed

Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler Services

Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler is a recycling center in California that provides a low-cost and sustainable solution to your recycling needs. The recycling center in California offers the following services:

  • Electronics Recycling
  • Free Pick-up And Drop-off

Acceptable Waste for Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler

Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler processes several different types of waste to simplify recycling for consumers. The recycling center in California collects the following materials:

Electronics

  • Cell Phone Batteries
  • Cell Phones
  • Complete Laptops
  • Complete Non-Working Laptops (includes battery, HD and Memory)
  • Computer Monitors
  • CRT Televisions
  • Printers/Fax Machines
  • Tablets

Can I Recycle It?

Nearly all waste can be recycled, but how you recycle or dispose of it can be confusing. If you are uncertain whether you can recycle material and how to recycle it, you can check online on website provided by USA Hauling & Recycling, Inc:


For more information about recyclable materials in Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler, you can find out by phone 559 264 7782.

The Importance of Recycling

Dunn & Son Electronic Recycler is proud to offer local recycling center services to encourage recycling across the community. Recycling is integral for facilitating the transition to a circular economy and lowering the impact of a commodity’s lifecycle on the environment. It is an important contributor to the American economy and is vital to preserving resources and conserving the environment. The Recycling Economic Information (REI) Report 2020 identified that the recycling sector across the United States provides 757,000 jobs and $36.6 billion in wages in a single year. For every 1,000 tons of materials recycled, this translates to supporting 1.57 jobs.


Most Americans recognize the importance of recycling but are limited by the infrastructure available to them. The Draft National Recycling Strategy outlines the need for a more robust and efficient community solid waste recycling network:


You can learn more about why recycling is important in this book:


FAQ

Why are certain items not recyclable?

Not all the containers we consume are recyclable, even those that may seem so, that is why sometimes the local recycling center does not accept all the waste we carry. For example, while plastic bottles are the most widely recycled plastic products, not all bottles are made from the same plastic and their acceptance varies depending on the capabilities of each local recycling center.

In addition, the recycling services can reject your waste for recycling because it is dirty or contaminated since this means that it can no longer be recycled. Another reason facilities may reject materials is because of their shape, since some objects can damage the machinery, such as hooks. Other items that you cannot deposit in the recycling centers are:

  • Syringes
  • Bowling balls
  • Aerosol cans that are not empty
  • Plastic bags
  • Batteries
  • Diapers
  • Electronics
  • Ceramics
How does a recycling place work?

In the United States, there are 633 material recycling centers. In these local recycling centers, the waste we generate is stored, and that has the capacity to be recycled so that other people or companies can take advantage of it. Waste that is not recycled takes many years to decompose, which pollutes and harms the health of humans and the earth.

In this sense, recycling centers are very important in the fight against environmental pollution, since they can clean, classify and pack a total of 100,000 tons of waste per day. However, the recycling centers cannot do all the work, the waste must have a correct treatment from the consumer, who must separate and clean the waste so that it can be classified correctly in the center and later sent to factories for transformation or processors.

What is a landfill used for?

Sanitary landfills are designated sites for the disposal of garbage or other types of solid waste. Large holes are built at these sites into which garbage is buried. Until a few years ago, landfills were a major source of pollution due to the contact of toxic waste with the environment, but today they are designed to prevent waste from reaching and contaminating groundwater.

Sanitary landfills are built with a layering system that isolates debris from air and water, which is vital to preventing pollution. The garbage is compacted in cells to make the most of the available space, for which heavy machinery such as excavators and compaction equipment is used. Some of the polluting byproducts of garbage generation, such as methane, are captured and used to generate electricity. However, landfills continue to represent an important source of pollution, since when they reach their maximum capacity, the land on which they are built will take thousand of years to recover.

Are clothes recyclable or garbage?

The fashion industry has become the second most polluting in the world, only behind the big oil companies. The environmental impact of the textile industry extends throughout its “commercial ecosystem”: from production, distribution, and exhibition to acquisition, care, and washing processes and, finally, its disposal. In the United States, more than 12 million tons of clothing are dumped in landfills annually.

Clothing and textiles are 100% recyclable, but only 15% are recycled in the United States. To recycle clothing, it is best to first consider whether it can have a second life and if so, give it away, donate it or take it to a second-hand store, always clean and dry to prevent the spread of bacteria, viruses, and fungi.

When it comes to clothes that are already in very poor condition or pieces of fabric that can no longer be reused, it is best to take them to a collection point that accepts this type of waste. At recycling centers for textiles, clothing is turned into fiber and used to make new products, such as padding, rubber-coated playgrounds, and some materials for the automotive industry.

How does recycling work step by step?

Recycling is the process by which the raw materials that make up the waste that we use daily such as paper, glass, aluminum, plastic, etc., are transformed into new materials. This prevents these wastes from entering the seas or earth. But, for this to happen, a series of steps need to be carried out:

  • At home – separate and clean waste.
  • At local recycling centers – sort, pack, and store, for later sale.
  • At processing industries – treat the materials and transform them into new products.

For a few years, the United States entered a crisis due to the accumulation of waste, which was triggered by the new waste policies of China, which was the main buyer of waste in the United States. These new policies are much stricter and among other restrictions, they lowered the minimum standards for pollutants to -1%, which excludes the majority of waste from the United States.

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