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Success Against the Odds

That’s the title of Entrepreneur Coach and Author, Vonda White’s new program and book, full of motivating and inspirational examples of people who’ve realized their life dreams and true potential – against the odds.  White’s program delivers 16 key principles of success against the odds, and she backs them up with real life examples. Here…

Midway Tragedy

The cliché “out of sight, out of mind” is  the only suitable expression I can find to describe the horrible complacency many of us fall into over topics such as environment. We all know that to affect impactful, positive change for our planet we have to sacrifice in a way that we will never benefit…

Spring Cleaning with 1-800-GOT-JUNK?

Just a couple more days now and spring will be here! So not to dampen your mood, but I need to interrupt your musings about bright skies, warm breezes, fresh scents, and birdsong, for just a moment. I feel it’s my responsibility to encourage you to do some spring cleaning and share with you some…

The “New” Donating to Charity

Sometimes doing the right thing can be difficult. Even when we want to do what’s best for someone or something, we face obstacles beyond our control. Here’s such an example; one of our society’s more common actions:  donating used items to charity. There was a time when a charity store would accept anything you dropped…

Talk About Landfill Diversion

The cliché: one person’s trash is another person’s treasure has never been so appropriate as now for the the 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Oahu franchise. Just returned from the company’s annual conference, Operations Manager Matt McKinney knows he faces challenges that many of his 200 counterparts haven’t had to deal with. With the Island’s only landfill, Waimanalo Gulch,…

Neighborhood Pride

As the world’s largest junk removal company, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is often the focus for community ambassadors looking to clean up their neighborhoods. Countless times we’ve been asked to assist in the clean-up of a vacant lot or abandoned home that has become a local dumping ground. Here’s an account of how, with a little community initiative…

Overheard in Junk – January 28th 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! @youraddressws: Why do Americans leave their expensive cars on the driveway, but have useless junk in the garage? @1800Recycling: Alternative Uses…

Overheard in Junk – January 21st 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! @SzmGraham: Three-time contest winner sees art in junk http://t.co/Dm3zLpd via @AddThis @247moms: As you De-clutter in 2011 what is one thing…