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Common Hazardous Materials Found in Demolition Waste

Common Hazardous Materials Found in Demolition Waste

Demolition of commercial and residential properties involves tons of debris and toxic chemicals, which are dangerous for the untrained. Here are some of the most common hazardous materials found in demolition waste that Junk Removal, Mesa Arizona can handle for you.

Mercury is highly toxic for both people and the environment. Items that contain mercury should be segregated and labeled appropriately for proper handling. You can hire Local Moving Services to ensure that these materials are responsibly disposed.

Chemicals in Electronics
Electronics and other appliances contain various toxic substances, including:

  • Chromium
  • Mercury
  • Cadmium
  • Beryllium
  • And more

Refrigerant in Appliances
Items such as refrigerators, furnaces, water heaters, and others should be appropriately recycled before the demolition process to reduce refrigerant waste.

Lead in Paint
Old residential properties will have paint containing lead. Lead can be spread during the demolition process in the form of dust. There is a great risk that workers and other people can inhale the lead, if not managed carefully.

Keep your employees and yourself safe — contact Junk It in Arizona for proper waste disposal services! If it’s Furniture Removal Arizona experts you’re looking for, we’re the guys you need.

Contact us today to learn more about the services we offer, including construction debris removal and junk hauling.

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