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A chat with Peter Walsh

    Peter Walsh is widely known throughout North America as a decluttering and organization expert. You may remember Peter Walsh from the hit TLC show, Clean Sweep.  You may have seen him on the Oprah Winfrey Show helping people deal with their messy homes and lives.  Perhaps you’ve read one of his best-selling books about…

The Junk Bros Grow For It

For the month of Movember, all of us here at 1-800-GOT-JUNK? are focused on spreading the message and raising awareness for men’s cancers. Luckily we’ve got some pretty creative guys hiding in our midst, and when they played us their Movember anthem, we thought it would be a great way to spread that message even…

Landfill Mountain

Each day when I drive in to work the landscape racing past my window changes just a bit. A discerning eye and some knowledge of the local area are required to fully understand. Sometimes it helps to take a different route for a while and return with a fresh eye; like the parent who doesn’t…

1-800-GOT-JUNK? meets Movember

Happy Movember 1st everyone! 1-800-GOT-JUNK?‘s men have just begun their journey toward the ultimate in gentleman status.  We have 100 franchise partners in three different countries participating in the Movember campaign which starts today and goes until December 1st! Knowing that men’s facial hair can be considered the property of not just the man but also…

A Growing Concern

It’s October 21st, which means it’s only 10 days until…MOVEMBER! That’s right – 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is growing for a cause this November. Not only that, we’re aiming to be the world’s largest Movember team. We want to have the world’s most mustaches in any one company, raising awareness for men’s cancers. Not only is this an…

How Junk Pays It Forward

Recently a reporter’s query in my inbox caught my attention. The question was:  do you know someone who is one in a million? The context was a business person who’d make for a great profile. Hmmm…yes I do. I’d been working with our franchise partner in Ottawa on a story recognizing their 10 year anniversary….

Truck Team Tuesday – Pinellas County, Florida!

Name(s) and Franchise Location: David Sollecito and Dan Stanek  from Pinellas County, Florida! How long have you been working with 1-800-GOT-JUNK? David: About 3 Years Dan: 4 months What did you do before you found Junk? David: Worked at Macy’s / Federated Stores’ call center Dan: I was the head chef at an Italian restaurant

Overheard in Junk – October 15th Edition

    It’s time for Overheard in Junk! There are so many interpretations of the word junk, so we’re taking a look around and bringing you some of what the world is saying about it. Enjoy! @adamgarone: Awesome news! RT @ErinRaimondo: Over half the franchises in the @1800GOTJUNK system have registered for #movember! @TheyCallMeEllis: Maybe…

Truck Team Tuesday – D.C. Does It

This week, we’re chatting with the boys from Washinton, D.C.. As the second largest franchise in the 1-800-GOT-JUNK? world, there are a lot of interesting characters that make D.C. a great place to be a junk hauler. Today, Julian and Bello tell us all about their experience. Name(s) and Franchise Location: Julian Leath (G. Neil…