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How to donate items you don’t need

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Do you feel guilty when you think about sentencing your junk to life in a landfill? Well, we have some good news for you: your local community is always looking for donations! In fact, your junk can easily become someone else’s treasure. At 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, we recycle and donate items to local charities whenever possible. With…

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Volunteer to get closer to your community

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Did you know that since 1989, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has saved over 1.5 billion pounds of junk from the landfill and counting? We do our best to donate and recycle as much as we can. Whenever possible, we donate reusable items to local charities. Our franchises work with a number of community-based charities as well as local…

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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…

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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….

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What is 3D printing?

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You’re about to hear a lot about 3D printing if you haven’t already. 3D printing allows you to produce 3D items – anything from silver jewellery to plastic guitars. A 3D printer can even print out your own cast if you sprain your ankle! As the 3D printer enters the consumer market, I wonder if they’ll help…