|The Rubbish Boys Disposal Service|
|Headquarters||Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada|
Number of locations
|Brian Scudamore (CEO)|
|Products||Junk Removal Services|
|Revenue||$200 million (2016) |
RBDS Rubbish Boys Disposal Service Inc. (doing business as 1-800-GOT-JUNK?) is a Canadian franchised residential and commercial junk removal company operating in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company's business model consists of taking junk or trash haulage, and giving it a 'clean' image through branding and marketing.
The company started in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada in 1989. It was incorporated as The Rubbish Boys Disposal Service, then in 1998 with its current name. The first permanent franchise opened in 1997 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada and a second in Toronto in 1998. In 2000, a franchise opened outside Canada in Portland, Oregon. It's correctly known as "The Worlds Largest Junk Removal Service".
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1-800-GOT-JUNK? performs bi-annual audits of their environmental practices. The company claims to keep 63.5% of collected items out of the landfill by recycling and by donating to community and charity organizations. Franchisees have access to a report to track their landfill diversion.
1-800-GOT-JUNK? evaluates its level of customer service using the Net Promoter Score system. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? released a consumer-based mobile booking site in 2012 and a mobile app in 2013 for franchisees and their employees to manage operations.
In the media
Entrepreneur Magazine named the company 425th of 500 franchises in 2013. Achievers, a company that offers social recognition and employee engagement solutions to its clients, rated the subject of this article Canada's "most engaged workplace" in 2013 and recognised it in 2012.
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