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Seeing Doubles

Are you seeing double? Double sets of dishes, twice as many tools, multiples in your closets, and more? Maybe it’s time you purged. Time to clear house and clear that double vision. Let go of those doubles and see how freeing it can be!

Seeing Double: Time to Purge by Half

While some people complain about not […]

By |May 28th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Seeing Doubles

Rediscover your Yard with a Spring Cleanup

Did you feel that? The season just shifted. We went from spring, back to winter, skipped to mud season, and actual spring feels like it may have arrived. No more frost or snow in the forecast, just plenty of double digits and sunshine! Time to tackle the spring cleanup you have been holding off on. […]

By |May 14th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Rediscover your Yard with a Spring Cleanup

Earth Day Actions: What Can YOU Do?

Earth Day Actions

Happy Earth Day!

The world looks a little different this year, but sometimes that is a good thing. Like last year, there aren’t any big community cleanups planned around Southwestern Ontario, but that does not mean that we can’t do our part of take care of our environment. Now more than ever, it is […]

By |April 22nd, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Earth Day Actions: What Can YOU Do?

Waste Reduction with LOR

Have too much stuff? Get rid of it! There are lots of ways to go about that, from garage sales, Kijiji, Facebook Marketplace, and straight out to the garbage can on garbage day. So why choose Load of Rubbish? It’s simple. Waste Reduction.

Waste Reduction with LOR

Why choose Load of Rubbish to help you get […]

By |March 26th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Waste Reduction with LOR

Interesting Items at LOR

People often inquire as to what we collect at Load of Rubbish. The short answer is almost everything, minus hazardous materials, such as paints, oils, asbestos, propane tanks, biological waste or other toxic substances. That still leaves the field open to a tonne of materials though. And we have seen an awful lot of interesting […]

By |March 15th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Interesting Items at LOR

Cleanup Your Home to Make Space For YOU

In a era where we are spending so much more time at home, don't you want to maximize your space? Clean up, clear out, and make room for more space for YOU!

By |February 26th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Cleanup Your Home to Make Space For YOU

The Great Home Renovation Bug of 2021

While you can pile all that junk in the trunk of your car and take it to a local EnviroDepot, fees apply and are dependent upon the size of your load. Why add the extra hassle? Schedule a pickup with Load of Rubbish and watch all of your home renovation debris disappear.

By |February 12th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on The Great Home Renovation Bug of 2021

Trash? Not These 20 Things

We are lucky in most places in Ontario. There are regular recycling and waste pickups, with many communities even offering green bins for compostable items. All you have to do is collect anything you are not using and put it to the curb in the appropriate receptacle for collection. Even apartment building have separate collection […]

By |January 29th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Trash? Not These 20 Things

Photo Finish: A History of Photography

Photographs are wordless history. ~Terri Guillemets

Photograph – Wellington Hockey Club Champions of Owen Sound 1904

A Brief History of Photography

Photographs capture a moment in time. People have captured images with cameras since the 1800s. While early cameras required long exposure time and complicated materials to fix images, the process has changed in vast snaps and exposures […]

By |January 13th, 2021|Blog|Comments Off on Photo Finish: A History of Photography

How Pandemic Restrictions Affect Estate Cleanups

Estate cleanups are a big part of Load of Rubbish’s business. We work with people who are downsizing, moving to a retirement or nursing home, and with families who have lost a loved one and need to deal with their loved one’s belongings. It is a big task and one that many people appreciate, especially […]

By |December 11th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on How Pandemic Restrictions Affect Estate Cleanups