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Do your part for Waste Reduction Week

Waste Reduction Week is coming up on October 24 and we’re making it easy to do something good for your home and the earth at the same time. We have partnered with STAPLES to host e-recycling events across Canada. On October 24, from 10am – 2pm simply go to a STAPLES and drop off your e-waste, where it…

On being busy: Think differently

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“How are you?” “Busy!” Being “busy” is a common response for many of us when we are asked how we are today or how things have been.  Between careers, family and friends, passion projects, and keeping up with daily life, our schedules – along with our minds – often feel packed to the brim.

National Thrift Shop Day is on August 17


At 1-800-GOT-JUNK? we donate much of the gently-used “junk” we collect to charity thrift shops, giving back to the communities in which we operate and diverting a large percentage of what we collect from the landfill. Donating to your local thrift shop is an easy way to make a difference in your local area! In…

How to recycle your bicycle


Did you know that up to 15 million bikes are thrown away each year? They’re simply added to landfills. Think about it: bikes are made of steel, aluminum and rubber, and it all just gets added to the pile. Given that bicycles are a useful way for people to get around, not everyone can afford…