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Our story started in 2009, building Junk To Clear? into the Asia's largest junk removal company. The
national newspaper said we’d be sure to put trucks on the moon, and that’s why we’re
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CNA covered the story of how we use technology to help the environment with our empire below...are you ready
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Junk disposal firms find useful items in the discard heap
Read more at Straitstimes.com
Junk disposal companies - usually hired by people to remove unwanted items from homes - told The Straits
Times that such finds are not uncommon. Companies say that about 60 per cent of items in pristine
condition are left behind by expatriates, who often relocate at short notice.
Disposal fees start from about $50 and can go beyond $1,000, depending on factors such as location,
number and type of items, and whether there are stairs to climb to reach the customer's unit.
Junk disposal firms pick out items they deem usable to donate to charities. Some items are also
sold to waste recycling firms or second-hand dealers.
"We are amazed at what people can throw away. My guess is that people buy things on impulse.
When things become useless for the owners, they become junk... even though they may still be useful to
others." - Mr Wilson Lee
Technology killed karung guni star
Junk To Clear provides services to not just residences and offices but also schools, malls and even
shipyards. Armed with a website, Facebook page and ISO 14001 Environmental Management System
certification, it is the firm's customers who contact it for its services and not the other way around.
For a minimum fee of $80, customers can get a quotation of how much they would need to pay by sending photos
of the items online prior to engaging the firm's services.
The company also collects recyclable junk from homes and offices across the island. No wonder, the
traditional karung guni man is folding in the face of such competition. The rising cost of transportation is
crushing him too.
"It's hard to say how the rag-and-bone trade will look like in the future. But I think it's
natural that there are fewer karung guni men now because there's less business for them." - Mr
Read more at Asiaone.com
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