Environmental FAQ

Find answers to questions our customers ask most when we remove their junk. Contact us if your question isn’t listed.

What Happens to my Junk Once You Haul it Away?

We try to keep junk out of the landfill when we can. We do this through a variety of methods, including recycling, repurposing, reselling, and donating reusable household or commercial items to local charities.

What Do 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Recycle?

Glad you asked! Click Here for a list of items that we recycle! Please note that this list is by no means definitive - We strive to reuse or recycle most items we pick up to keep them from piling up in landfills.

Which Charitable Organizations do you Work With?

Whenever possible, we donate reusable items to local charities. Our franchisees work with a number of community-based charities as well as local branches of national charitable organizations, including the Salvation Army, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity.

Why is 1-800-GOT-JUNK? Concerned with its Environmental Impact?

We believe that what we do today has a cumulative effect on all of our tomorrows. Our corporate obligations include any aspects of our business that impact society, the environment, and our people - customers, Franchise Partners, and employees.