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Veteran Owned
and Operated

We remove unwanted items with military competence and neighborly compassion. Are you ready to reclaim your space and peace of mind?

About Us

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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*If you prefer, you can always schedule your job OR in-person free quote at your convenience with our online booking system.

We will always confirm pricing prior to starting the job so there are no surprises!

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G.I. Junk Removal

G.I. Junk Removal is your local, independent, 100% Veteran owned and operated junk removal company serving the Portland Metro area.

We are on a mission to provide exceptional service by employing Veterans in our community and supporting local Veterans' services. Every one of our employees is a Veteran, current service member, or military dependent, which means that we know what it means to serve!

We will clear your premises of unwanted items with military precision, and you can count on a friendly handshake and a yes sir or ma'am. We'll show up on time, treat you and your property with the respect you deserve, and will be out of there in no time leaving you with a job well done. We may take away junk, but we deliver peace of mind and a bit of your space returned.

Put our Veterans to work tackling your junk removal job. We do all the work, for less than you might think, and our no-obligation quotes are always free. Feel free to contact us through our online form, shoot us a text or call, or even book online.

Why Choose G.I. Junk Removal?

When you choose G.I. Junk Removal for your junk removal and hauling needs, you are supporting the Veterans who own and operate our company. Also, because we are local and independently owned, your money stays right here in our community. When you use a large franchise like 1-800-Got-Junk, College Hunks, Junk Kings, etc, a hefty portion of the money you spend leaves the Portland Metro area for good.

Let us be clear, though. We don't view support of our Veterans as an act of charity. (Read more about that HERE) What we know to be true is that the men and women who have served our country are dedicated to service, and work incredibly well as teams. They aren't afraid to get dirty, and they won't shrug off a challenge. Our shared histories of service and sacrifice prepare us to work hard together to get the job done right.

Residential Junk Removal Services

Whether you're in the market for appliance removal, furniture removal, or someone to haul away old household items, we've got you covered. We work throughout homes, attics, basements, and garages to clear your space of unwanted clutter. We'll also roll up our sleeves outside to tackle yard debris clean-up as well as light demo and removal of sheds, play structures, decks, fences, pools, and hot tubs.

You may not realize how difficult it can be to dispose of a variety of items until you face the need. Not everything can go to the dump and they have specific rules and procedures. Especially if you are trying to minimize your impact on the landfill, it can be tricky to know all of the available alternatives. Even donation can be more complicated than expected as charities face space shortages for storing items until they can be re-homed.

We handle small single-item jobs all the way up to full estate clean-outs. We treat hoarder clean-ups (and all other jobs) with compassion for our customers. We aren't here to pass judgement on your circumstances. No matter what the reason for the mess, it's our mission to clear your clutter and relieve your stress.

Commercial Junk Removal Services

All businesses seem to generated unwanted items. Even if you aren't a manufacturing operation, just being in business for a while can result in the accumulation of junk. We can help you get rid of anything you're no longer using, from old office furniture and outdated equipment to bulk garbage, trash, and debris.

Trying To Decide Between Professional Junk Removal Or A Dumpster Rental?

Review the below infographic or check out this helpful blog post to help in your decision making.

Dumpster Rental


Rent a dumpster for any type ofbulk trash or debris removal. Roll off container sizes typically range between 10 and 40 cubic yards. A 7-day rental period isstandard, but this can vary.


Pricing depends upon several factors including location, size of container, weight of debris and necessary permits. Prices range from $250-800, on average.

Best For

  • When you want to load the junk/debris yourself
  • When you need additional time to collect the junk together

Key Benefits

  • Cost-effective DIY option on bigger loads
  • More Control
  • Longer Rental Period
  • Low Labor Costs

Junk Removal


A junk removal company can clear out junk/debris for you. Pricing is typically based on volume of debris. Work is almost always completed within a day


A minimum charge applies for junk removal service, typically around $100. The costs go up from there based on volume of junk and the overall complexity of the project.

Best For

  • When you want someone else to load the junk/debris for you
  • Single-item pickups
  • When speed is a priority
  • Complex Cleanups
  • Hoarding Situations
  • Small loads under 10 yards

Key Benefits

  • Often the more cost-effective option on maller loads
  • Fast. Junk crews are in and out within minutes or hours
  • You don't do any loading

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Location & Hours

We come to you!

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.)

Portland, Oregon

Salem, Oregon Vancouver, Washington

Open 7 days/week from 8am-6pm!