Glasgow 0141 433 4330 | Edinburgh 0131 228 3848

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Why you should call Junk-it instead of a white van man

It’s tempting to just call up ‘white van man’ when you want to get rid of your junk or waste material quickly, cheaply and with “no questions asked.”

However, there are downsides to white van man:

  • There’s no guarantee that your items are disposed of legally where required.
  • They may not be insured to cover damage to your property when removing items.
  • They can be unreliable when it comes to pickup times.
  • Their pricing can be ‘flexible’.

Junk-it, on the other hand, are above board in all departments and we always remove your junk or waste material when we say we will and within the law (we NEVER fly-tip!). We also work closely with charities to ensure that reusable items are made available to those who need them most.

Junk-It are Scotland’s first and largest licensed rubbish removal and junk clearance service, providing a simple and environmentally friendly solution for bulky waste collection and an excellent alternative to skip hire. In addition to helping homeowners throughout Glasgow, Edinburgh and the Central Belt of Scotland we have also worked with some of Scotland’s leading brands and public sector bodies.

Work Ethic, Accreditations and Awards

We have a responsibility to our customers as well as to the Law and the environment. Our ethics and accreditations are testament to the high quality service we provide which, we believe, is the best in Scotland.

Our Work Ethic

  • Transparent, competitive pricing and accurate quotations provided.
  • Fully uniformed and identifiable staff.
  • Pre-arranged time slots and we call 20 minutes before arrival.
  • Fully audited waste trail and waste transfer notes provided.
  • We average over 85% recycling rates.

Accreditations and Awards

  • Full Public Liability insurance.
  • Fully compliant with SEPA (Scottish Environment Agency) regulations.
  • Licensed Waste Carrier.
  • ISO14401 accredited.
  • ‘Scottish Green Awards’ Winner & ‘National Recycling Awards’ finalist.
  • Investors in People.
  • SafeContractor accredited.

We are happy to discuss any questions you have about the disposal of your unwanted items or loads of junk so if you want to get in touch for a quote or arrange a pickup please call us on 0141 433 4330 (Glasgow) or 0131 228 3848 (Edinburgh), email us or use our online enquiry form.

As heard on Clyde 1 and Forth 1


2 young men came to my daughters rescue, they did a brilliant job,wexwhere emptying her father in laws house which was very hard for her, these 2 boys showed respect and nothing were a bother to them, there names where conner and Tony, thanks again boys
Donna Mclean
Connor and Pete bang on time and even put up with the dog barking at them, would highly recommend the service.
Richard Martin
Fantastic experience today. Mikey and Dominic were professional, tidy and incredibly quick. They were great with my little one too. Couldn't recommend them more. Top lads and very reasonably priced.
Marcus Muir
Brilliant service from Mikey and Dom at Junk-it this morning. Lovely guys very hard working. Will 100% use Junk-It again.
Alison Allan
I had the pleasure of dealing with Thomas and Paul today on one of our customer’s sites. They were extremely professional and very pleasant. They are both a credit to your company!
Daniel Bell
What a fantastic company to deal with Eddie Connor Toni and Gerry arrived and cleared my house with 70 years of clutter including finding things I thought I had lost!! I would not hesitate recommending them. Keep up the good work.
Sandra Mcnaughton
Amazing service from Junk-It, from making appointment, day before, getting confirmation via email, getting call 1/2 hour before and the delightful Mikey and Pete arriving bang on time. Mikey and Pete assessed all the items and advised price, then removed the items really quick with no issues. I would highly recommend Junk-It and will be using them again . Thank you Jill
Jill Winton
Mikey & Peter arrived exactly at the time given and cleared the office in quick time. The place was spotless when they left. Very pleasant workers and a credit to their Organisation. Would recommend Junk It.
Tricia McCabe
Usual professional ,friendly service from junk -it this morning .Eddie and Daniel were great 👍 👌
Bryan Mcneill
Emailed office 1st thing to arrange an uplift. By 11am the van was loaded and away at a reasonable cost. Big thanks to Dom & Steven. Very polite and a credit to junk it 👊👊
kevin gouldstone

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