Junk Removal Franchise opportunities
Thinking about a franchise in the recycling, reuse or solid waste management sector? There are a number of possibilities from which to choose. Each opportunity comes with its own sets of constraints in terms of franchise fees and investment requirements. There are also other factors to consider, such as daunting physical demands in the case of junk haulers, the noisy environment of paper shredding, dealing with dog droppings and dogs of all temperaments, etcetera.
While there are differences in terms of working environments, the common attraction is the freedom and excitement of owning your own business.
The links to companies listed below are not intended as an endorsement of any franchise opportunity, They are simply listed to provide a list of franchise opportunities in the marketplace. Prospective investors are encouraged to thoroughly research the franchise opportunity before deciding to buy.
A junk removal business provides a much-needed service to homeowners, contractors, and renovators as well as to small businesses looking to declutter and better manage their locations. It is ideally suited for a small business operator, and there are a number of franchise providers well established in this space. Some of the leading franchise providers in this area are listed below. As well, you may wish to read my articles, How to Start a Junk Removal Business and Thinking of Starting a Junk Removal Business: Eight Things to Consider.
Paper Shredding and Secure Document Destruction
Paper shredding franchises combine paper recycling and document destruction. These operations provide mobile shredding, in which documents are shredded at the customer location or secure destruction of documents which takes place at the shredding service location.
"The overall U.S. paper shredding market is very competitive with downward pressure on costs, " writes Tazz Haque in How to Start a Small Paper Shredding Business. "Security and Confidentiality are the keys to success in paper shredding business, " he adds. "In fact, these two words should be the main selling points."
Businesses working in this sector include the following
Pet Waste Removal
One specialized niche of waste pickup franchises is for pet dropping clean-up and removal. The product to be handled limits its appeal, and arguably the competition. If you are comfortScoop opportunities include:
Reusable Plastic Moving Containers
In case you were wondering, roughly 20 percent of Americans pack up and move each year, This translates into around 43 million people changing addresses annually. There are a number of issues with the time-honored tradition of gathering used cardboard boxes. For example, it can be increasingly difficult to source them as more and more companies recycle (and even if someone at a store is saving them for you, more often than not, signals get mixed and they end up in the compactor before you get them). Other problems include finding the right sizes, the fact that they probably do not have handholds for ergonomic handling, and the fact that after you move, you need to be able to recycle them.