Posts by Natalie Burgwin

Children of Hoarders on ABC’s 20/20

A crew from ABC’s news program, 20/20 recently stopped by a Hoarders shoot that was filming in California. The reporter on the story, Elizabeth Vargas, dove into the world of hoarding with a focus on one angle: what it’s like for children of hoarders. After 4 seasons of our involvement on A&E’s Hoarders, and on…

Take Your Dog to Work Day

Last Friday, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? played host to man’s best friend. International Take Your Dog to Work Day meant that we opened up our doors and invited canines to sit at our ankles while we worked. The benefit wasn’t just boosted morale, but boosted awareness for our local animal shelter. First celebrated in 1999, Pet Sitters International’s…

Take a Jaunt to the Junktion!

In early 2005, Brian Scudamore found himself inundated with requests from entrepreneurs and companies looking to glean some of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s culture.  So, he did what any proud CEO should do- he opened up the doors of our Head Office in Vancouver, Canada and welcomed anyone in that wanted to do a tour! Since then, we’ve…

Mt. Everest Got Junk!

Our blog is titled, “Everybody’s GOT JUNK” and it’s true! Even this season, as we all start our spring cleaning rituals we know that deep down, hidden in a closet, is a box of items we will never use. But turns out, junk isn’t just accumulated because of an emotional inability to let go, in…

Who Does This Look Like?

Two Truck Team Members from our Salt Lake City franchise were going about their daily routine a few weeks ago.  They took on a job at a local warehouse which was home to an unwanted old vending machine.  The gentlemen, doing what they were asked to do, put the vending machine in the back of…