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Summer Entertainment Ideas for Kids

By |July 12th, 2018|

“I’m bored. There’s nothing to do… ”
School’s been out for exactly two weeks, but have you heard this all too familiar refrain from your kids yet? Don’t let it drive you crazy. Summertime is a great time to lay back and relax, but if your children are making you nutty complaining of boredom already, it […]

Mattresses and Bed Bugs: What you Need to Know

By |June 26th, 2018|

A decent mattress should last you 7-10 years, if you take care of it. A mattress protector helps, but if you start to notice the quality of your sleep declining, it might be time to think about replacing it. Load of Rubbish is happy to schedule a pickup for your old mattress. To a point…

Sometimes, […]

Consumerism: Be Part of the Solution

By |June 14th, 2018|

Fast food, fast fashion, fast lifestyles that focus on throwaway culture; what is our world coming to? When did we become obsessed with disposable everything and an apparent bent to drown the planet in junk? I believe we call that Consumerism and we have been working towards it since the industrial revolution.
The Downside of Consumerism
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Fridge Disposal: What to Do with Old Appliances

By |May 22nd, 2018|

Did you know that you cannot dispose of your old fridge with your household waste? Refrigerators, freezers and air conditioners contain harmful chemicals that are hazardous to the environment. There is no point in trying to drag it to the curb, as sanitation workers won’t touch them. So what do you do with your old […]

Estate Cleanouts: Why Do They Get Delayed?

By |May 8th, 2018|

When a loved one dies, there are many tasks to undertake. Beyond the immediate funeral arrangements, you still have to contend with wills, final taxes, and the sometimes challenging job of cleaning up the deceased’s estate. While some people tackle a loved one’s estate immediately, others postpone this undertaking for one reason or another. The […]

Where Do Old Couches Go?

By |April 25th, 2018|

So you’ve decide to upgrade your living room set. Maybe the cat or dog scratched the old one. Perhaps the colour of your sofa no longer works in your space after painting. Or maybe the cushions just don’t support you anymore. Heck, you could just want a new one. All reasonable reasons to upgrade. The […]

12 Ways to Reduce Waste with Load of Rubbish

By |April 12th, 2018|

While the weather might not feel like it, spring is here. As snowbanks disappear, they reveal an untidy reality though—a whole lot of garbage. Never fear though, as every April, London Ontario rolls up its sleeves and works on changing that with the 12 Days of Cleaning and London Clean and Green. This community initiative […]

Vintage vs Antiquated: What’s the difference?

By |March 28th, 2018|

History; that’s what Load of Rubbish sifts through every time we go to a job. Oftentimes the items we collect have little value beyond the raw materials taken from them—like precious metals, plastics, and glass harvested from old electronics. Other times, we come across vintage pieces that hearken back to days long ago. Just because […]

Junk Removal Inquiries Welcome!

By |March 12th, 2018|

You asked…
Hi I have a 2 piece sectional…
I have an entire home (1 story + basement, 1000 sq ft) home that needs to be emptied.
Hi. I have a couch, love-seat, area rug and a dresser to get rid of…
Looking for more information for junk removal. We are listing our house… and have a fair bit […]

Flooding 101: What To Do After a Flood

By |March 1st, 2018|

Last week the floodgates opened wide in Southwestern Ontario. London experienced some of its worst flooding in almost 40 years. Nearby Brantford declared a state of emergency, and Chatham-Kent is still waiting to see if Disaster Recovery Assistance will be available to them. It all stemmed from heavy rainfall, and snow melt brought on by […]