March 20, 2023

Ep. 48 - The Numbers Don't Lie with Taylor Chastain

So we were at JUNKCON last year and bumped into this young buck who wouldn't leave us alone but we were impressed by the conversations we had that we decided to have him on! Taylor Chastain, owner of Up Up …

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March 13, 2023

Ep. 47 - How To Partner Up With Realtors with Jake Ascher

If you're in junk removal, one of the best people you can team up with are realtors! But the question is, how do you meet them? What should you be looking for? What are they expecting from you? Joining us …

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March 6, 2023

Ep. 46 - Doing E-Waste Effectively and Profitably with Dylan Pruitt

Joining us today is an e-waste upcycling specialist, Dylan Pruitt. He's the owner of Capital Gains Recycling and will be talking to us about how we can be more environmentally conscious, educate the general public and make more money doing …

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Feb. 27, 2023

Ep. 45 - Demolition / Deconstruction - What Do Ya Know?! with Tracy S…

Tracy is joining us again for a back-to-back guest appearance on the show, this time to talk more about demolition and deconstruction. Being that he's still somewhat new to the industry, we wanted to hear how he solved these problems …

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Feb. 20, 2023

Ep. 44 - 6 Month Check-in with Tracy Selfridge

Remember Tracy from Episode 9? Well he's back for a 6 month check-in! Time to see where he's at, what he's up to and what questions he has for us. If you are into your first year with your own …

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Feb. 16, 2023

BONUS! Interview with Andy on NothingWasted! Podcast

Andy was recently on the NothingWasted! Podcast, hosted by Liz Bothwell and Waste360, to share his journey into the waste industry and what the community can do to be more environmentally conscious. We're re-sharing it here on Trash Talk (with …

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Feb. 13, 2023

Ep. 43 - I Don't Troubleshoot Sh*t with Lenny Bernstein

Joining us is Lenny Bernstein, another podcast listener and owner of Vegas Born Junk Removal, to chat with us today on how to run a junk removal company while working as a firefighter. How do you balance that? What should …

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Feb. 6, 2023

Ep. 42 - Effective Marketing Tactics To Deploy In 2023 with Demi Smith

If you're not marketing your company the right way in 2023, you're already behind the eight ball. Digital marketing has proven to be not only the most effective way to get your message out there but also to connect with …

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Feb. 2, 2023

Emergency Broadcast #1 - Making Profit Common Sense In Your Business

We've got a problem that we need you to address immediately! Your business is burning cash and is headed for disaster unless you do something to fix it. Here for an exclusive interview in the studios today is Mike Michalowicz, …

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Jan. 30, 2023

Ep 41 - Expand Services, Maintain Profitability with Andrew Barten

So we all know how much we're against adding additional services to a junk removal company with a full-plate to do. Andrew Barten, of Barten Bros, stopped by the studio today to show us how he's doing his core service …

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Jan. 23, 2023

Ep. 40 - Don't Worry We'll Get To Accounting Eventually with Luke Beg…

On this episode Andy brought in his accountant, Luke Beggins, to unravel some of those confusing financial conversations you may run into. Luke has over 20 years of experience and talking with clients in many industries, but in particular with...

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Jan. 16, 2023

Ep. 39 - Becoming Combat Effective In 2023

Today Casey and I are answering questions left on our social media pages and various Facebook groups. We're also going to discuss how we can gear up to have a successful (and profitable) year in 2023. Casey has some exciting …

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Jan. 9, 2023

Ep. 38 - Can I Scale By Franchising My Junk Removal Company with Zack…

Coming out of the ashes of the 2020 pandemic, Zack Willey took on the challenge and built Veterans Easy Trash Service, a residential and commercial junk removal company, and is looking to scale into the franchising world. We've been chomping …

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Jan. 2, 2023

Ep. 37 - What To Do When Business Gets Slow

No guests in the studio means we get to jam about a couple topics we have in mind, mainly what should you be doing when business is slow? Each company and industry has its ups and downs, regardless of weather …

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Dec. 31, 2022

Extra #1 - From Side Hustle Hobby To Big Time Business Owner

Welcome to Trash Talk Extra! This is the first episode where we're having sit down, one-on-one conversations with listeners to support their business needs and answer their questions. Today Andy chats with VIP Listener Eric Farris about what went on...

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Dec. 26, 2022

Ep. 36 - Growing Up In The Scrap Yard with Brett Ekart

What value can you bring to your local scrap metal yard? Today we are chatting with Brett Ekart, owner of United Metals Recycling, host of A Scrap Life Podcast, and 3rd generation entrepreneur to learn more about what goes on …

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Dec. 19, 2022

Ep. 35 - Staying Out of Legal Trouble with Dino Antonopoulos

In this day and age you need smart people in the room with you, and that includes your lawyer when it comes to legal matters. Joining us today is Dino Antonopoulos to share how he and Andy met and things …

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Dec. 12, 2022

Ep. 34 - Redefining What The Metal Recycling Industry Really Is with …

Today we are talking to John Sacco, President/Owner of Sierra International Machinery, about junk removal, metal recycling, manufacturing, the industry at large and more! Let's really talk about what we know and the choices we should be making for our...

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Dec. 5, 2022

Ep. 33 - Picking Up Trash On The Side with Trashmitter Founder Jason …

Joining us with a brand new idea about how to make the world a cleaner place and make some extra green on the side is Trashmitter Founder Jason Centeno. Tune in to learn more and get your questions answered! Learn …

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Nov. 28, 2022

Ep. 32 - How To Protect Your Junk Removal Business with Eric Zauner

We decided to have a chat with our insurance guy because lets be honest, do we really need coverage for the work we do or not? Eric Zauner, of Robertson Ryan & Associates, joins us today to cover some things …

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Nov. 21, 2022

Ep. 30 - Getting Out Of Your Junk Removal Company with Brad Herda

Today we have Brad Herda joining us on the show! Brad is a Business and Executive Coach and host of the Blue-Collar BS Podcast. He has been supporting and improving the lives of those around him for over 4 decades …

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Nov. 14, 2022

Ep. 29 - Preparing To Go All In with Joseph Renfro

One of our podcast listeners, Joseph, joins us today to ask some important questions regarding going full-time with his junk removal company and what those next steps should look like. Along with other questions that you may be wondering about...

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Nov. 7, 2022

Ep. 28 - Becoming Undeniable In Junk Removal with Robby D’Angelo

Ever get stuck in a mental roadblock? Need some Batman energy to break through? Joining us today is a great guest to cover that and more! Robby D’Angelo is a Best-Selling Author, Speaker, Podcast Host and Coach teaching people how …

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Oct. 31, 2022

Ep. 27 - Leaving The 9-to-5 & Spittin' Beer

Logan Ward is looking to leave corporate America and join the ranks of local junk removal business owners but has some questions for us regarding competition, pricing, equipment and more! Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as...

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