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Bitcoin Explained


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….

What is 3D printing?


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…

Earth Day Event Round-Up


  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…

1-800-GOT-JUNK? Franchises of the Year!

Bo Eason's motivational keynote

We recently had our annual 1-800-GOT-JUNK? conference, called ‘Kickoff’, which is the time for all franchise partners, managers, and head office staff to come together to share ideas, learn new things, catch up with each other, and celebrate the previous year’s successes. One of the most exciting parts of Kickoff is the awards gala, where…