LTC Matthew Calhoun, US Army, Retired,

Served For 20 Years And Now Owns G.I. Junk Removal.

Our Local Veteran Led Crews Work Hard Every Day To Provide Compassionate And Efficient Junk Removal Service Throughout The Portland Metro Area; Salem, Oregon; And Vancouver, Washington.

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Our Amazing Team

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Jennifer Calhoun

Owner

  • US Army & US Navy; Wife & Daughter
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OWNER
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Mathew Calhoun

Owner

  • US Army; Lieutenant Colonel
  • Hobbies:
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Jennifer Van Zeipel

Business Manager

  • US Navy; Daughter Of A 20yr Veteran
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Kayaking, Camping
  • Favorite Quote: “The journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” – Lao Tzu
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Teresa Jones

Dispatcher

  • US Army; Wife
  • Hobbies: Drawing, Reading, Using a Cricut, and All Things Crafts. Mostly I am a homeschool taekwondo mom and its been the best thing that I have ever done.
  • Favorite Quote: “Tasks complete!”
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Jim Stringham

Crew Leader & Dispatcher

  • US Marine Corp; E-3
  • Hobbies: Cooking, Auto Repair, Building Stuff, Computer and Technology
  • Favorite Quote: “If I had known how hard it was going to be. I never would have done it.” -unknown
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Kaylie Dropinski

Crew Member

  • US Army & US Marine Corp; Family Members
  • Hobbies: Working Out, Going Out Into Nature, and Playing Video Games
  • Favorite Quote: “Play stupid games, win stupid prizes.” -Unknown
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John Jones

Crew Member

  • US Army; Sergeant
  • Hobbies: Melting Metals from E-Waste and Snowboarding
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Johnathan Worthey

Crew Member

  • US Army; Corporal
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Fishing, Photography, Writing Poetry, and Playing Video Games
  • Favorite Quote: Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” -Isaiah 6:3
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Jake Worthey

Crew Member

  • Army National Guard Specialist (SPC)
  • Hobbies: Gaming, Magic The Gathering, Paintball, Backpacking, Fishing, Shooting, Camping, Carpentry and most of all Poker
  • Favorite Quote: “Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself.” -Stacy Westfall
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Joshua Britton

Crew Member

  • US Army; Family Members
  • Hobbies: Hiking, Camping, Working Out, Long Runs, Being in Nature.
  • Favorite Quote: “See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” -Origin Unknown
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Kamal Calhoun

Crew Member

  • US Army; Dependant
  • Hobbies: Watch and Review Movies
  • Favorite Quote:
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R.J.

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  • US Army; Dependant
  • Hobbies: Taekwondo, Helping Dad with Vehicle Inspections and Being an Awesome Kid
  • Favorite Quote: “How can I help?”
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We Want YOU!

Now Hiring

Driving and Non-Driving Crew Members

Join Our Team Today!

Send a resume to office@gijunknw.com

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We Want YOU!

Now Hiring

Driving and Non-Driving Crew Members

Join Our Team Today!

Send a resume to office@gijunknw.com

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We Want YOU!

Now Hiring

Driving and Non-Driving Crew Members

Join Our Team Today!

Send a resume to office@gijunknw.com

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We Want YOU!

Now Hiring

Driving and Non-Driving Crew Members

Join Our Team Today!

Send a resume to office@gijunknw.com

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You can take our word for it, but…

Our Customers Say It Best!


We Come To You!

Location & Hours

Just Give Us A Call And We’ll Meet You At Your Location Throughout The Portland Metro Area And In Salem.

(Please See The Shaded Portion Of The Map Showing Our Core Service Area. If You’re Outside Of This Area, We Can Still Discuss Whether It Would Be Feasible For Us To Travel To Accommodate Your Needs.)

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Questions? We Have Answers.

Junk removal services can typically remove a wide range of items, including old furniture, appliances, electronics, mattresses, yard waste, construction debris, and general household clutter. However, hazardous materials, such as chemicals, paints, and asbestos, are usually not accepted. It’s best to check with the specific junk removal company to confirm their accepted items list.

The cost of junk removal can vary based on factors such as the volume of items, the type of junk, your location, and the company you choose. Most companies offer free quotes after assessing the items you need to have removed. Generally, pricing can be a flat fee for a certain amount of junk or based on the amount of space your items take up in the truck.

Yes, many junk removal companies prioritize recycling. They will sort through the items and salvage whatever can be recycled or donated. Items like metal, paper, cardboard, and certain electronics can often be recycled, helping to reduce the environmental impact of junk disposal.

To make the process smoother, you can begin by sorting and organizing your items. Clear a path to the items you want to remove so the crew can access them easily. If you have large items like furniture, disassembling them beforehand can save time. Also, be sure to communicate any specific instructions or concerns you have with the junk removal company before they arrive.

In most cases, you don’t necessarily need to be present during the junk removal, especially if you’ve provided clear instructions and access to the items. However, if you have specific items that you want to ensure are removed or if you’re concerned about potential issues, it’s a good idea to be available or have a representative present to oversee the process.

After collecting the junk, reputable removal companies will follow an eco-friendly approach. They’ll sort through the items, separating those that can be recycled, donated, or disposed of properly. Recyclable materials are taken to recycling centers, while items in good condition may be donated to charities. Only non-recyclable and non-donatable items will be disposed of in accordance with local regulations.