Junk is our business – our franchise partners and their teams come across plenty of it every day. But some finds are a bit stranger than others. From coffins and mechanical bulls, to John Wayne’s bible, junk can be weird, spooky, sometimes moving, and even priceless.
2015 was a big year for O2E Brands and, as 2016 kicks off, we are taking a look back at the last twelve months and the amazing work done by our franchise partners from 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, You Move Me, and WOW 1 DAY PAINTING.
By Brian Scudamore I often get asked advice from young people who are interested in starting their own businesses, and what I tell them is, “Don’t do what I did!” Okay, that’s not exactly true. As the owner of three companies, I’m a huge proponent of entrepreneurship as an exciting and rewarding career path. But…
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Waste Reduction Week is coming up on October 24 and we’re making it easy to do something good for your home and the earth at the same time. We have partnered with STAPLES to host e-recycling events across Canada. On October 24, from 10am – 2pm simply go to a STAPLES and drop off your e-waste, where it…
You may have seen the recent news that Adidas has designed a shoe that’s made almost entirely of trash from the ocean. It may just be a prototype, with no plans for a line to go into production at this stage, but we have to admit that it got us pretty excited. And…
At 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, it isn’t just about diverting waste from the landfill and helping people regain their space (although we love doing those things) – we also love to give back to the community and provide opportunities for people to learn ‘Business 101′ out on our trucks.