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Update on Sandy Clean-up

Service-oriented businesses in the North East are facing a battle on three fronts. They are coming to terms with how super storm Sandy has impacted them personally and psychologically. Then, they must run their businesses, whether it’s junk hauling, restoration, sanitation, or another service offering. This is a round-the-clock endeavor! And finally, there is continual…

‘Trashion Show’ walks the runway on America Recycles Day

Calling all Americans who missed Earth Day with 1-800-GOT-JUNK? back in April: you have another opportunity to ‘be more green’ this November 15, also known as America Recycles Day. Communities all around the country are participating in their own way, whether it’s with e-waste collections, recycling drives, outreach programs or neighborhood cleanups. Google your city…

1-800-GOT-GOLF? How to socialize your company

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A few weeks ago, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? hosted its first annual Fall Classic, which included a golf tournament and a buffet dinner at the golf course. Check out the video from the event here! As a company who takes pride in its corporate culture, word spread quickly following the announcement. We provided two options at the event–golf…

Brian Scudamore in studio with CKNW’s Bill Good

Recently our Founder and CEO Brian Scudamore sat down with well-known BC media personality and CKNW Host, Bill Good. Their audience was about 100 students from the Beedie School of Business at SFU in Vancouver. The interview covered Brian’s journey building a world class brand and best practices as a CEO of 1-800-GOT-JUNK?. Here is…

1-800-GOT-JUNK? phone battle!

Members of the 1-800-GOT-JUNK? leadership team took over our sales centre for an afternoon of heavy competition. Their challenge: answer calls from potential customers and help them book an appointment. Watch the video after the jump for all the hard hitting action! It’s a great day here at 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Thanks for calling! You’ve got Brian…

Warhol, Matisse, Van Gogh, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

While some use paint or clay, we prefer junk. Turning junk into art has been a tradition for the Baltimore 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise for the last three years. Partnering with Artscape, North America’s largest art festival, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has helped create fun and fascinating work that has been enjoyed by over a million people. Click link after…

Junk Hauler to be the Next Spiderman?

The upside of being a franchised business is that we are host to almost 200 individual business owners. Our franchise partners throughout North America and Australia come from a variety of backgrounds and have diverse interests. As we’ve mentioned, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has jumped on board on international levels with select charities. We have a corporate partnership…