Posts by Tania Venn

What to let go of when you move

Moving and junk removal really go hand in hand. Most people get rid of a few things when they move but tend to play it safe with the majority of junk because they feel they may have a future need for the things. Let me just say, as experts in both junk removal and moving,…

De-clutter your home for back to school

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  Spring is often touted as the time to get busy organizing and cleaning the house. Another great time of year to focus in this direction is the fall and back to school time. Why? It’s the perfect transition to take your kids from holiday mode back into the routine of school. During summer vacation and…

Bitcoin Explained

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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….

Earth Day Event Round-Up

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  Happy Earth Day! Today more than one billion people in 192 countries are participating in Earth Day, an annual tradition to help make our world a greener, healthier place to live. In our small part of the world, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise partners staged Earth Day events, including electronic waste pick-ups. Here’s a snapshot of two…

How to properly dispose of toxic items

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The dark days of winter are passing us by and small spring buds are burgeoning from the warming soil. It’s spring! Got that urge to clean? Yes? No? It’s a primitive call to action, I’m sure. Read more on spring cleaning in a previous blog post. One of the most commonly asked questions we receive…