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You Bought A Hoarder’s House: Now What?


It’s estimated that as many as 1.2 million people, or roughly 1 out of every 300 people, suffer from compulsive hoarding. Yes, hoarding is common — and while there’s been much more awareness brought to hoarding in recent years, thanks to television shows and mainstream media reports, it’s important to keep in mind that perception isn’t…

A Yard Sale With Heart

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Never underestimate the power of a yard sale! On Saturday, May 23, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Toronto raised $21,000 for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation (CBCF) at its 11th annual Yard Sale for the Cure event. The day’s proceeds smashed the previous record for a single-site sale. Bargain hunters came out in droves to support this tremendous cause,…

The Top 10 Weirdest Junk of 2015

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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.

Do your part for Waste Reduction Week

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…