College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving
With a slew of services aimed at making your junk removal project run as smoothly as possible, College Hunks Hauling Junk & Moving tops our list of companies that will take trash off your hands. On top of being a killer junk removal company, College Hunks also specializes in moving and demolition—which is why we ranked them as one of our favorite local movers.
Because of this versatility, we recommend College Hunks if you’re moving for the first time in years and have accumulated a lot of stuff you don’t want to take to your new home.
- Estimates without obligation
- Full-service moving packages
- Diverse assortment of additional services
- Few interstate moving options
- Limited availability
Why we recommend College Hunks
Its comprehensive list of services
College Hunks offers all the junk removal services you could ever need. The Hunks will haul away your rusted-out hot tub, your thrashed furniture, your retired mattress, and just about everything in between. If you’re unsure whether College Hunks will take what you’re tossing, check with the company before scheduling your service.
College Hunks also has a few unique services you might not have realized you needed:
- Packing for moves
- Home staging
- Seasonal debris cleanup (leaves, branches, etc.)
- Light demolition for home renovation
In addition to all of this, College Hunks has actual Hunks you can enlist for labor around your house, whether it’s hauling heavy boxes from one room to another or rearranging your couches and cabinets.
Its excellent recycling and donation program
Do you want to make sure your junk is handled responsibly and recycled (whenever possible) to avoid contributing to overburdened landfills? While all of the full-service junk removal companies on our list claim to recycle a large percentage of the junk they pick up, College Hunks appears to recycle the most.
College Hunks recycles or donates over 70% of everything it hauls away.1 That’s about 10% more than both 1-800-GOT-JUNK? and Junk King.
In addition to recycling, College Hunks also donates some of the belongings from each junk removal job.
Here are some of its most common donation pickup requests:
- Home furnishings and office equipment
- Nursery and baby items
- Items from garage, attic, or basement cleanup projects
- Available in 44 states
With a full range of junk removal services and availability in 44 US states, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is one of the world’s largest junk removal service companies. We think it’s also one of the best. We particularly like how convenient the company makes junk removal for its customers.
- Full-service junk removal
- Same-day service
- Availability in 44 states
- Responsible disposal and recycling
- No demolition services
- No instant estimates
Why we recommend 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
Its commitment to convenience
1-800-GOT-JUNK? can handle everything from appliances and furniture to computers and yard waste. Essentially, it will take any nonhazardous trash and debris that two crew members can lift. The company can also clean out your garage, shed, attic, or storage unit.
Once it hauls your junk away, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? is committed to recycling or donating as much junk as possible. It donates reusable items to charities like Salvation Army, Goodwill, and Habitat for Humanity,2 then recycles what it can of what’s left.
1-800-GOT-JUNK? claims its services are so convenient that it’s as simple as pointing to what you want to toss and POOF. Gone.
In fact, 1-800-GOT-JUNK?’s junk removal services rival College Hunks’, and there’s one important area where it outclasses the Hunks…
Its wide availability
1-800-GOT-JUNK? has locations in six more states than College Hunks. This means that if you wanted to hire College Hunks for a junk removal project but the company isn’t available in your area, there’s a good chance you have a 1-800-GOT-JUNK? franchise near enough to be a viable plan B.
In addition to its impressive US availability, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? also has locations in Canada and Australia.