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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…

The Special Needs of Seniors

Lately a common thread has run through many of my conversations, both at work and in my personal life. That thread is how we treat one another. I’ve had my fill of rude encounters recently, from the annoyed driver in traffic, to the shocking attitude of a service-based practitioner I’ve known for almost 20 years….

Truck Team Tuesday – From Alaska

This week we look up North for the experiences from our Anchorage, Alaska franchise.  Ben and Eric, our Featured Truck Team this Tuesday, have shared many experiences together.  In case you were wondering the same thing I was; no, our Alaska franchise isn’t open for 24 hours during the summer just because the sun does…

What is going on!?

Big things are brewing up at 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s head quarters…better known as The Junktion. Men in the office are convincing each other to do the unthinkable, the women of the office are getting scared and Brian Scudamore has been running around the office with a hilarious accessory. These strange antics are not going to stop anytime…

Truck Team Tuesday – Brenson Beer from Las Vegas

Truck Team Tuesday posts are so much fun to put together, our truck team members are definitely some of the greatest, most hard-working dudes I’ve ever met!  This week’s subject, Brenson Beer, works for our Las Vegas franchise. How long have you been working with 1-800-GOT-JUNK? 1 year and 2 months What did you do…

Overheard in Junk, September 24th 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! @AxiomNews: RT @1800GOTJUNK: The Globe and Mail and Brian Scudamore. (Includes a video of our secrets to sustaining a great corporate…