Posts by Natalie Burgwin

Bitcoin Explained


We’re in the business of physical stuff. The over-accumulation of tangible junk in our lives is one of the reasons why 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is a viable service today. It’s no surprise then, that a recent discussion among some employees here at the Junktion about virtual caught my attention. The conversation was about the Bitcoin.  A quick…

Take Our Mother’s Day Mother Metaphors Challenge

After all these years in the industry of stuff, items and belongings, we’ve realized that items can hold significance far past their physicality. This Sunday marks Mother’s Day in North America. In order to commemorate your Mother, whether related by blood or by heart, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? challenges you to choose a belonging that best represents her….

Working with Hoarders: How do we do it?

To celebrate the triumphant return of A&E’s Hoarders (an all new episode airs tonight at 9pm/8pm Central), I thought I’d share with you one of my favorite moments from the set of Hoarders. As a PR Manager for this company,  I am fortunate enough to go out on the road to oversee our product placement…

The Landfill Harmonic

Every now and then a story, or video, comes along and takes your breath away. The story of the Recycled Orchestra is one of those, especially for us at 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. The creativity to create something so meaningful from trash coupled with the ability of this town to see such a large project through is simply inspiring….

Junk Hauler to be the Next Spiderman?

The upside of being a franchised business is that we are host to almost 200 individual business owners. Our franchise partners throughout North America and Australia come from a variety of backgrounds and have diverse interests. As we’ve mentioned, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has jumped on board on international levels with select charities. We have a corporate partnership…

Infographic: Are You a Hoarder?

From: Are You a Hoarder I thought this was kind of fun. Of course, our company does reach out and help many people who are impacted by chronic disorganization and hoarding tendencies, please don’t consider this a professional diagnosis ;) Thanks to our friends at for providing this light-hearted info-graphic. is a trusted resource where…