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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

Get the Frock Out

GET THE FROCK OUT:

Add Clothing Donations to Your Junk Removal Pickup

Fall is around the corner. Back to School sales are now on and it feels like a New Year, in more ways than one. 2020 has been packed with surprises, but now is the time to step into the new season and own it. And […]

By |August 19th, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Get the Frock Out

Playing with Vintage Toys

Vintage Toys

Not everything we collect on the junk removal truck is junk. We come across plenty of antique and vintage items every day, which still holds value. Sometimes it has monetary value, but other times that value comes in nostalgia for items from our youth. That is never more the case than when we come […]

By |July 31st, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Playing with Vintage Toys

Hey Sports Fans

Return to Sports

Are you a sports fan? You are in good company. There are literally Billions of you around the planet. The sports people love depend upon where you come from, but there are plenty to choose from. The number one sport by fan base is soccer, but cricket, basketball, tennis, and golf all fall […]

By |July 23rd, 2020|Blog|Comments Off on Hey Sports Fans