October 23, 2018.
Is your sofa more a place of unease and discomfort than cozy security? If you find yourself asking, “Where can I dispose of a couch that’s haunted?” this spooky season, you may be surprised by your options in the Austin area. Whether your couch is harboring actual evil spirits or just a downright scary collection of smells, stains and damages, there are more ethical and interesting choices than making arrangements with the local sanitation department for hauling it away to a landfill.
The trick is finding someone willing to take on the enormous burden of a ghastly artifact, getting it out of your house without leaving you scarred by the experience. Getting rid of furniture, no matter how bulky, haunted or difficult to maneuver, is easy when you know who to call.
The Scary Truth about Municipal Sanitation Pickup
Your local sanitation department is a vital part of the city’s ecosystem and definitely provides an invaluable service each week. Austin Resource Recovery does offer bulk item collection twice each year for all residents, but unless they’re metal items or tires, they still end up in the landfill. While the city is working hard to devise more comprehensive plans for salvaging materials as they strive toward a Zero Waste goal, there’s currently no program for furniture. The bright side, perhaps, is that Austin Resource Recovery doesn’t specifically prohibit haunted, possessed or otherwise spooky furniture from being collected.
If the thought of landfill impact and environmental harm fills you with terror, then bulk pickup through Austin Resource Recovery may not be the most ideal option for disposing of your couch. You’ll also have to haul it down to the curb yourself, which can present an issue if it’s filled with malevolent wraiths or is too heavy to comfortably handle. It’s also a good idea to keep your schedule in mind along with the manual labor investment, because bulk pickup services require a special appointment. If time is of the essence because of a tight deadline or the impending doom of a poltergeist invasion, you may need to consider a more personalized, ethical and convenient solution.
This is where Jiffy Junk can help turn a living nightmare into a sweet dream. In addition to providing a nontraditional approach to managing waste and removing bulk items, we don’t scare easily. We’ll remove just about anything, because we’re focused on providing the very best service possible while diligently protecting the environment in any way we can. From donation delivery to recycling sorting, we offer more than trash pickup.
Where Can I Dispose of a Couch That Is Haunted: Creative Answers to Unusual Questions
Haunted or not, your couch may be able to find new life through donation, which keeps it out of the landfill while potentially helping people in need in your very own community. What if you can’t in good conscience send a macabre oddity masquerading as ordinary furniture to an unsuspecting new home? Worse, what if it’s too broken and worn to be an acceptable donation? It still doesn’t have to go to the landfill.
As the Halloween season reaches its peak, there are plenty of haunted attractions around Austin in need of props. What if your couch of doom could find its way to an actual haunted attraction, ready to take its toll on thrill seekers? You never have to spend another moment dwelling on the misery your dreaded sofa is capable of inflicting, and it gets to live on as a thing of legend rather than clogging a landfill.
From your tormented household to the House of Torment seasonal attraction or any other haunted house brave enough to take on a truly creepy couch, your sofa and the incorporeal beings it harbors are out of your home and out of your life. Once it’s gone, you’re also not haunted by visions of towering waste fields packed to the brim with potentially hazardous refuse, your old sofa at the center of the mess.
Professional Removal for Spooky Furniture
It’s not every day you find yourself in possession of a terrifying artifact. Unfortunately, there aren’t a lot of haunted furniture removal specialists in Austin. Unless, of course, you count Jiffy Junk. There’s no job too large, too small or too spooky for our seasoned experts in waste removal, so we’ll save the day anytime you ask, “Where do I dispose of a couch filled with dark spirits?”
Our experienced and ghost-impervious technicians come to your home or business to remove anything you no longer want or need, from haunted couches to terrifyingly out-of-style clothing, ominous piles of construction and demolition rubble, or just about anything else you can imagine. Our white-glove service means we do all the scary stuff, from heavy lifting to careful sorting. All you have to do is make a phone call, then we’ll take everything away for more environmentally-responsible disposal than curbside pickup. We leave the space swept clean and hopefully free of otherworldly entities, though we offer no guarantees on services related to the banishment of preternatural beings.
Because we’re as dedicated to the environment as deeply as we are to our clients, we take a different approach to disposal. We donate anything we deem usable during collection, working to ensure it benefits the community rather than contributing to waste-related issues. Anything we can’t donate or repurpose, we recycle whenever possible. Our total commitment means we may even use community-based recycling initiative resources the local sanitation department doesn’t.
There’s no longer a need to lose sleep over your couch, because there’s an easy way to get rid of its unsettling presence without the guilt of contributing to landfill growth or unleashing an unearthly entity. Make a single phone call, or book our furniture removal service online now and we’ll do the rest. We’ll fetch the sofa from where it is, no matter how spirit-infested the area. If you have other difficult-to-manage waste, we’ll take that, too. One phone call, one disposal solution; no specter specialists or ghost whisperers required.