Season 1

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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Oct. 24, 2022

Ep. 31 - Ain't No BBQ Sauce On That Biscuit - JCON '22 Review

We're back from JUNKCON 2022 recapping the event and what we learned. Had a blast meeting and hanging out with everyone, we thought it was a great event and looking forward to more! Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen …

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Oct. 17, 2022

Ep. 26 - Taking The Leap with Brad Scott

Joining us today is Brad Scott from Junk Busters Mid-South. He just started his company earlier this year and shares his thoughts on how he started, why attitude and branding are important and what his next steps are. Learn more …

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Oct. 10, 2022

Ep. 24 - You Can't Read The Label From Inside The Jar with Brandon Fo…

Joining us today is Brandon Fong, Host of the Top 2% Globally Ranked 7-Figure Millenials Podcast, to continue the conversation on relationships and connecting with people in other industries and so much more. You'll want to take notes for this...

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Oct. 3, 2022

Ep. 23 - Business Relationships 101

Why Are Relationships Important? Without it, you don't have a business. But how do you go about finding the right people? Who should you invest your time with? All that and more on today's episode! Watch This Episode: Subscribe on …

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Sept. 26, 2022

Ep. 21 - Doing The Right Things with Pat Boatwright

Pat is an avid listener of the show and joins us today to talk about doing the right things for his company and how that might apply to yours as well. Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as …

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Sept. 19, 2022

Ep. 25 - Let's Talk JUNKCON 2022! with Lee Godbold

Lee from Junk Removal Authority (JRA) is joining us today to talk about how he started, what he learned and what you can look forward to at JUNKCON 2022! JUNKCON is the premier networking and knowledge-sharing event for the junk …

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Sept. 13, 2022

Ep. 20 - I Wanna Quit My Job And Get Into Junk Removal, What Do I Do?…

Can you quit your job and start a company of your own? Sure can! We're talking today with Chris who wants to do just that. Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of Green …

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Sept. 5, 2022

Ep. 19 - When Is It The Right Time To Grow?

How do you start your journey to the next level in business? What does it look like? What should you be doing and when? Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of Green Up …

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Aug. 29, 2022

Ep. 18 - 5 Things You Need To Implement Into Your Junk Removal Busine…

Understanding these 5 things will make you a better business owner and more experienced in the industry, so write these down and use them starting today. Pop quiz, of the 5 mentioned how many are you using currently? Watch This …

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Aug. 22, 2022

Ep. 17 - How To Add Dumpsters And Stay On Mission with Tabatha Lowery

How can you implement dumpsters to your junk removal company without becoming a dumpster company? Today we talk with Tabatha Lowery of Texas Elite Disposal about this question and more! Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as...

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Aug. 15, 2022

Ep. 16 - Opportunity Is Everywhere

Casey has some exciting news to share with us so we will be talking about that and freestyling the rest, just remember that if you're gonna fall to fall forward. It's all how you look at life and the choices …

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Aug. 8, 2022

Ep. 15 - What's Next? Checking in with Griffin Parriott

Last time we talked to Griffin, he wanted to know how to get out of the truck. He joins us again to update us on a couple things and some next steps he's planning on taking with his junk removal …

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Aug. 1, 2022

Ep. 14 - How To Get More Reviews For Your Junk Removal Company

Today we discuss the importance of getting online reviews and how to handle bad reviews. With everyone searching for local companies in 2022 it is important you know how it works and why. It costs nothing but nets everything for …

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July 26, 2022

Ep. 13 - Get Outta The Truck with Griffin Parriott

Griffin joins us today with a problem, how do you grow past two guys in a truck? Should we look at a larger crew, more trucks, larger market and why? Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry …

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July 18, 2022

Ep. 12 - Scrapping 101 With Darren The Washing Machine Man

Darren, the Washing Machine Man, joins us today to talk about his 23 years of business experience; from moving 400 appliances a month to breaking down appliances to employees and more! Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as …

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July 11, 2022

Ep. 11 - Should You Buy A Junk Removal Company with Chris Chase

Buying a company to get into the junk removal industry? What should the numbers look like and what are our thoughts? Today we talk with Chris Chase. Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins …

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July 4, 2022

Ep. 10 - Branding Yourself For Your Junk Removal Company

How to do it? What to do? What is branding even? Company or Personal Branding? Who are you and why do you do it? Let's discuss. We also visited this website: Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as …

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June 27, 2022

Ep. 9 - Getting Started with Tracy Selfridge

Tracy is just getting started in the junk removal industry and after listening to a few episodes wanted to join us to see what he needs to know to get started. This ain't no industry expert interview, this is a …

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June 20, 2022

Ep. 8 - Growing Past Breakpoint with Mike Malatesta

Today we chat with Mike Malatesta on growing and scaling your business. Mike has extensive experience in the waste management industry starting, growing and selling two 8-figure companies. In his book Owner Shift, Mike doesn’t give you “The 5...

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June 15, 2022

Ep. 7 - Breaking Down The Junk Removal Industry

Fresh in the industry? Or perhaps in need of a refresher? Let's get a fresh perspective from someone new to the industry about the ins and outs about some things we may or may not know about junk removal! Watch …

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June 7, 2022

Ep. 6 - Marketing Your Junk Removal Business

Why should you be marketing and what are some practical steps you can take to get out there in the public eye. Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube:...

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May 30, 2022

Ep. 5 - Delegating, Your Key To Success In Junk Removal

You can only go so far in this business by yourself. Learn when you should bring on other people and what you should be delegating. Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of Green …

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May 23, 2022

Ep. 4 - Revenue Streams You Can Make In Recycling If You Do It Right

What do you do when it comes to recycling? How about e-waste and mattresses? You'd be surprised! Article Andy mentioned on the show: Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of Green Up Solutions …

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May 16, 2022

Ep. 3 - Different Revenue Streams That Junk Removal Can Bring You If …

What are the different ways you can make revenue in the junk removal industry? How many profit streams can you make from one piece of junk? Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of …

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May 9, 2022

Ep. 2 - What should you be communicating to whom?

Words matter. What are the basics you should know? What might happen if you overcommunicate unnecessary information? Watch This Episode: Subscribe on YouTube: TEDx speaker mentioned on the show: Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of Green Up...

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May 2, 2022

Ep. 1 - Join a junk removal franchise or go solo?

Starting out in the junk removal business but unsure if you should join a franchise or go solo? Listen in as industry experts Andy Weins of Green Up Solutions and Casey 'Bubba' Lawrence of Demo Worx break it down for …

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