How to Make Money Hauling Away Other People’s Junk

sweep up profits with a trash removal business

sweep up profits with a trash removal business

Your treadmill breaks down. Your stove stops working. You clean out that old tool shed and have a lot of stuff you want to get rid of. But how can you get this large stuff off your property? Easy, you use your truck or van to carry it away to a landfill, recycler or charitable organization, such as Goodwill. But what if you could do this same thing for other people and make money doing it. Good money too. That’s all possible by starting your own junk removal business.

When people have large items or debris they’d like to get rid of, they often call on a haul away business. A haul away service is an important need for any community. Someone needs to transport large items and debris to the landfill or other place, items that your neighborhood garbage company won’t take. You help clean up the neighborhood, and ease the stress on other people. As the owner of your own haul away business, you stand to make some nice money.

A trash removal business is not a get rich quick scheme. You probably won’t make enough your first month to be able to buy the Los Angeles Lakers. But still, you can make a nice profit. So how much are we talking about? How much you make depends on what part of the country you live in. After deducting landfill fees, fuel and vehicle maintenance, the average comes out to $53 an hour. Work an eight-hour day and you’ve just made $424.

You simply pick up the unwanted items or debris, load it into your truck or van, and haul it away to a landfill, recycler or wherever you see fit. And get this, in some cases you might find an item worth keeping, or better yet, selling! That’s right, you could make even more money if you’re able to sell an item you were also paid to haul away. You could find the perfect item for a garage sale or auction.

So what people or places are you most likely to get business from? Well, how about: banks, contractors, home owners, property managers, businesses, professional organizers, realtors, seniors and more. As you can see, it’s a long, long list. It’s likely that everyone will need to use a haul away business at least once in their life, if not on a regular basis.

Starting your own trash removal business is the perfect way to turn trash into cash. No longer will the word “junk” evoke a negative image. Instead, you’ll now be thinking of money in the bank. You not only can make a good profit, but you’re providing an important service for your community. Before you know it, your haul away business will be the profitable new career you’ve always dreamed about. To learn more, read Haul It Away.