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Waste-Free Ontario: Be Part of the Solution

By |March 20th, 2019|

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change recently released a statement on the state of Ontario’s waste. More specifically, on how we can reduce our waste. For those who aren’t aware, the average person in Ontario produces approximately 1 tonne of waste per year. Kudos to the many people taking steps to reduce […]

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Time to Get Rid of Stuff!

By |March 1st, 2019|

Old things, derelict items, decrepit stuff—all potential for the junk pile, but some of you continue to hold on to it. Why is that? Do you really need all that stuff? Should you actually keep it around? Maybe, but the answer is often a resounding NO.

Top Reasons To Get Rid of Stuff

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Old Age: Reward a Life Lived

By |February 20th, 2019|

Old age may have its limitations and challenges, but in spite of them, our latter years can be some of the most rewarding and fulfilling of our lives. Billy Graham

Seniors and Load of Rubbish

At Load of Rubbish, we get many requests for junk removal and estate cleanouts from seniors. Whether people are downsizing, […]

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Winter Hibernation with LOR

By |January 30th, 2019|

Winter Activitieswith LOR

It’s winter in Southwestern Ontario. That means blowing snow, frigid temperatures, and miserable slush to wade through when going anywhere. Instead of fighting against it, why not accept winter for what it is. Embrace winter by hibernating!

HIBERNATION: An extended period of remaining inactive or indoors. Oxford Dictionary

Hibernating isn’t just about sleeping […]

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LOR Calender: 12 Months of Purging

By |January 11th, 2019|

LOR Calendar

12 Months of Purging

As a New Year begins, we embrace it. For many of you, that means New Year Resolutions and Load of Rubbish would like to propose one; how about you spend the year PURGING! We even make it easy for you, by giving you a guide on what to purge month by […]

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New Year’s Resolutions

By |December 30th, 2018|

Help for your New Year’s Resolutionsfrom Load of Rubbish

It’s that time of year again. The old year is slipping away and a new one is waiting in the wings. That leads many of you to think about the year past. It also has some of you debating on how you can make the coming year […]

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Christmas Gifts For Seniors

By |December 4th, 2018|

Christmas Gifts for Seniors

We do enough estate clean outs to know that knickknacks, tea cups, and fine China just don’t hold the same appeal as they used to. When people downsize, these items might hold sentimental value, but they also just might hold a lot of dust. We collect enough trinkets to speak with a […]

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Christmas Memories in the Making

By |November 29th, 2018|

Christmas Memories in the Making

What does Christmas mean to you? While traditionally Christmas is the celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ in the Christian religion, it goes far beyond that today. There is gift giving, parties, extravagant meals, and simple time spent together with those we care about most. And it’s true. Time really […]

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A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

By |November 9th, 2018|

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

A picture is worth a thousand words
Frederick R Barnard

To create a picture is to become an artist. The world is made up of artists of so many ilks; painters, photographers, sketchers, and more. And yet for some, there is no value in that art. Is it because that representation […]

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25 More Items to Get Rid of Today

By |October 25th, 2018|

25 More Items to Get Rid of Today

Last year, we compiled a list of 25 items to get rid of today. The year before, we listed 100 finds from the road that have passed through our trucks. These posts covered a lot of items, but apparently not all, as we still get inquiries on an almost […]

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