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Junk is Art in Celebrity Portraiture

We here at 1-800-GOT-JUNK? do, admittedly, get a little overexcited when we see people doing cool stuff with junk (see the Forevertron and Cathedral of Junk for proof). Knowing this, imagine our glee when we came across these junk portraits by artist Jason Mecier! The pieces feature celebrities, living and gone, skilfully patched together with…

Truck Team Tuesday – The Boys from Baltimore

Well folks, hold on to your hats because the Boys from Baltimore are featured in today’s Truck Team Tuesday post.  These boys work hard and play hard…and have wicked senses of humor.  Read on with caution. I bring you Kyle and Mitch Gable, Nick “Wolf” Warren and Tim Hutchison! How long have you been working…

Overheard in Junk, August 20th 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! @TechGalaxy: Ultra-realistic Portraits Made of Electronic Junk [Image Cache]: Artist Jason Mecier makes realistic posters using … http://bit.ly/a6aP1h @Xconomy: In Seed…

It’s All About People

It seems there’s been a spotlight on company culture lately. How to build a great workplace environment; how to make your workplace culture the best, etc… In my own experience as a public relations professional I remember the days when culture was a component of any respectable contest submission. Today, culture is the focus. So,…

Truck Team Tuesday – Delray Beach, Florida.

Today’s Truck Team Tuesday and this week, we’re throwing a spotlight on Delray Beach, Florida! Phil Sanon & Latoya Walls have both been on the trucks in sunny Florida since 2006 so you can only imagine the things they have seen! Jeff Pasternack, franchise owner, is one of the most upbeat people you’ll ever meet….

Overheard in Junk – August 13th 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! @markcaldwell: BBC News – ‘Give out statins with junk food’ http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-10955522 #doingitwrong @RunrGreg: “There should be few or no ‘junk miles’…

My Heart is in that Junk Truck

What do you want to be when you grow up? A junk hauler? That’s a great choice! Here’s proof: Research by an academic and former waste business official shows that truck drivers in the solid waste industry are largely very happy with the work they do. That might be surprising to people outside the industry,…

Truck Team Tuesday – Adam Pereira

It’s our blog’s favorite day of the week, and we sure do have a treat for you! This week’s Truck Team Tuesday features Adam Pereira, a Truck Team Member out of our Ottawa franchise.  Adam is a junk hauler by day and musician by night. The talented singer/songwriter has even made a few videos (which…

Overheard in Junk – August 6th 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! @ModestoJunk: Steel is a metal that can be recycled completely and saves tons of iron ore, coal, and energy. @saturnl:…