17 October 2013
Know Your Service Area: Junk Removal in Greenwood, Indiana
You’ve been telling yourself for months that you are tired of going through your closet just to not wear half the things in it. You’ve walked out of your basement frustrated that you can’t find the one thing you need that’s hidden among all the stuff you don’t. You can’t park your car in the garage because it is full of old appliances, bicycles, yard waste and more that you promised your spouse you were going to sell or throw in the dump like yesterday. Well, there is good news if you live in or need junk removal in Greenwood! Fire Dawgs can be your one-stop-shop to solve all of these problems for you! Greenwood and its surrounding areas have a number of channels for your surplus items and more importantly, we have the company that can help you get all those items from Point A to Point B without even necessarily sending all of them to the dump!
At Fire Dawgs, we make an earnest effort to find alternative uses for the items that we are called to remove and haul away. Currently, we are able to Reuse, Recycle or Donate between 50-60% of the items that we come across and are able to do so by partnering with a number of recycling and donations centers and are able to do so by moving items from A to B. Some of those organizations are listed below:
Closest Businesses and Charities Accepting Drop-Off Donations:
Goodwill Industries: Accepts clothing, household goods and furniture
- Greenwood Goodwill: 709 US Highway 31 N., Greenwood, IN
- Emerson Pointe Goodwill: 997 E. County Line Rd., Greenwood, IN
- Southport Goodwill: 6775 S. Emerson Ave., Indianapolis, IN
- South Meridian Street Goodwill: 8011 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN
Salvation Army: Accepts clothing, household goods and furniture
- Greenwood Family Thrift Store & Donation Center: 1285 N. State Rd 135, Greenwood, IN
- Madison Family Store & Donation Center: 1337 Shelby St., Indianapolis, IN
St. Vincent de Paul: Accepts handicap equipment, vehicles, household goods, furniture, mattresses, appliances, clothing, books, toys and more
- 1201 E. Maryland St., Indianapolis, IN
Habitat for Humanity ReStore: Accepts cabinets, appliances, building material, lumber, hardware, trim, doors, windows, light fixtures, hand/power tools
- Indianapolis Store: 1011 E. 22nd St., Indianapolis, IN
Donation Pick Up Service: http://www.donationtown.org has you enter your zip code and then will let you know what charities are available in your area. Organizations like Fire Dawgs will pick up and take items to these locations for a small fee on your behalf and then Fire Dawgs will send you the tax deductible receipt! Doesn’t get much easier than that! For the Greenwood area AMVETS and St. Vincent de Paul are the two organizations you can choose from that accept donations.
Play It Again Sports: 8923 S. Meridian St., Indianapolis, IN
- Accepts used sporting equipment
Lighting Resources: 498 Park 800 Dr., Greenwood, IN
- Accepts batteries, fluorescent bulbs and hazardous waste items that contain mercury
GreenCycle Indianapolis: 1103 W. Troy Ave., Indianapolis, IN
- Accepts concrete, pallets & skids, yard waste and food waste
Johnson County Recycling District: 900 Arvin Rd., Suite A, Franklin, IN
- Accepts paper, cardboard, steel/tin/aluminum cans, glass and plastics
Hazardous Material/Toxic Dump Site: Johnson County Tox Box is located at 1051 Hospital Rd. in Franklin, Indiana. They take collections Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. You can visit here to see a list of materials as well as the amount of materials accepted. Another option is the Perry Township Government Center located at 4925 S. Shelby St. in Indianapolis, Indiana. Their collection is the 2nd Saturday of each month from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Of course instead of contacting companies individually you can also work with a junk removal company, like Fire Dawgs, who will pick up everything and distribute accordingly taking a majority of the legwork out from under you. Fire Dawgs makes sure items that can be recycled are recycled, items that can be donated are donated and then items that need to just be disposed of are disposed of. The only items a junk removal company cannot take off your hands are those that are hazardous or toxic. These items must be taken to a proper collection facility by the customer, like the Tox Dump mentioned above.
Local Government & Neighborhoods:www.greenwood.in.gov is a hub of information about local government, economic development and happenings in neighborhoods throughout the city.
Visit Indy:www.visitindy.com is the official tourism site for Indianapolis, but includes the Greenwood area. Calendar of events, restaurant, festivals, attractions and more!
Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce: www.greenwoodchamber.com is a company that attracts and serves members who are interested in networking and promoting their business.
If you find yourself looking for junk removal in Greenwood because you are in the middle of the moving process, then call our brother company Moving Dawgs at 317-291-DAWG