The saying "one man's trash is another's treasure" is a sentiment few deep-sea divers would agree with after dedicating their lives to uncovering centuries-old chests filled with used eye patches and cans of New Coke. Dispose of lingering unwantables responsibly with today's Groupon: for $50, you get $100 toward junk removal from 1-800-Got-Junk?, a junk-removal company servicing the Cedar Rapids/Iowa City area. For a list of zip codes in the service area, click here.
A nationally respected decluttering outfit that’s been buzzed about on Dr. Phil and CNBC, 1-800-Got-Junk? hauls away any unwanteds that can be lifted by two able-bodied picker-uppers. After booking your appointment by calling on the phone or lighting your rooftop trash beacon, an expert team arrives at your home in timely fashion to survey the loot and give an estimate based on volume. Flat fees are assessed per truckload, starting from $134 for an eighth of an 8'x10' truckload and increasing incrementally to $478 for a full load. Click here for a full list of the items that qualify for removal.
Professional junk removal can be a great option for college students, seniors, or those who mistakenly moved into the old Sanford place. With an eye for responsible disposal, 1-800-Got-Junk? successfully diverts about 60% of the soiled sofas, outlived appliances, garden refuse, and haywire Rube Goldberg machines it collects from landfills, donating or recycling the spoiled spoils whenever possible.