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About Busby Junk Removal

Junk Hauling Mission Statement:

Busby Recycles! Packed landfills are literally a growing problem- Find out more about our waste recycling program and how we're striving to be part of the solution.

Our goal as Junk Haulers is simple - to offer the highest value to our customers in the junk removal industry by removing the most junk, while maintaining a high level of professionalism and offering the best customer service.

We continually strive to find new and innovative ways to recycle all materials that we remove from your property.

Company Profile and History:

In 2005, Busby Junk Removal begins construction of a new junk removal hive in Issaquah, Washington. Success in the Seattle junk removal industry has been hard fought with tough competition. Scraping by with a small junk pick-up truck Busby was able to finance a new junk dump truck. Meager beginnings to say the least, but with hard work and perseverance Busby junk removal has been able to spread her "Busy Bees" throughout King County, Pierce County, and Snohomish County. Busby Junk Removal currently owns eight large dump trucks and anticipates continued expansion, which may include junk removal franchising opportunities.

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Busby History - Junk Hauling and More:

Busby’s history can be traced back to the early 1900s. Busby, Inc. was originally started by Alvin C. Busby. In 1912 Alvin moved his blacksmith shop to Ellensburg, Washington from Bakersfield, California. He continued his work shoeing horses, repairing and producing farm tools, and installing rims on buggy wheels. In time Alvin’s son, Alvin Glenn Busby, joined the family business. He helped diversify the business into a manufacturer of automatic coal stokers as they continued to repair farm equipment. In 1952, Alvin C. Busby’s grandson, Gene Busby, was apprenticed into the business. The Busbys' business continued to grow; in 1975 they outgrew their hometown facility and made the move to Moses Lake, Washington, settling near the former Larson Air Force Base. Busby, Inc. continued to expand, fabricating snowplows and equipment for the Department of Transportation, pony trailers, drill rigs, and substructures for the North Slope. Due to economic hardship, Busby, Inc. closed its doors in 1983. Twenty-two years later in October of 2005, Busby Junk Removal opened its doors and has continued business with an emphasis on recycling.


Washington Insurance Agency - Bell-Anderson Insurance

Busby Junk Removal is fully insured by Bell-Anderson Insurance.

Busby Website Design and Marketing:

Buzz-bee.net is designed and maintained by WebDevSeattle (webdevseattle.com), an offshoot enterprise of Busby Junk Removal. Having grown Busby Junk Removal's business exponentially through web-marketing and online advertising, we realized that we had the tools to help other businesses achieve similar success, and added fulltime design staff members to serve our web clients. If you're looking for a professional, friendly, and affordable Seattle Web Design Group, check us out!

Busby Junk Removal Contact Info:

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Toll-Free: 1-877-404-5865
Local: 425-279-5937

Busby History Overview

  • 1912 - Alvin C. Busby moves blacksmith to Ellensburg, WA
  • 1952 - Gene Busby apprenticed into the Busby business
  • 1975 - Gene moves the business to Moses Lake, WA
  • 1983 - Busby Inc closes shop
  • 2005 - Busby Junk Removal's grand opening, with one pickup truck and four employees from the Issaquah Plateau removing junk across Washington State
  • 2005 - Busbyjunkremoval.com is created to extend Busby Junk Removal's service range beyond the Seattle area, reaching as far as Federal Way, North Bend, and Everett
  • 2006 - Purchased first dump-capable junk removal truck with toolbox
  • 2007 - Purchased second dump-capable junk removal truck with toolbox
  • 2008 - Busby Junk Removal changes to an LLC
  • 2008 - Buzz-bee.net is created with a goal of being more than just junk removal, but a junk removal information network categorized by city on our community page.
  • 2009 - Busby Junk Removal Joins the E-Cycle Washington Association January 1st 2009
  • 2009 - Busby Junk Removal Moves to Bellevue WA.
  • 2010 – Busby Junk Removal begins Community Outreach Programs
  • 2010 - Busby Junk Removal becomes a Certified Veteran Owned BusinessBusby is a veteran owned business
  • 2011 - Purchases new truck and expands fleet to three dump capable junk removal trucks with toolbox.
  • 2012 - Busby Junk Removal sponsors and participates in its first Seafair Milk Carton derby at Greenlake in Seattle. Learn more on our Community Page.
  • 2014 - Purchases new truck and expands its fleet to four dump capable junk removal trucks with toolbox.
  • 2014 - RIP “Mitze” Busby Junk Removal loses its first junk truck to a blown engine but salvages the dump bed and tool box for its replacement.
  • 2015 - Busby Junk Removal increases recycling capabilities by moving to a larger warehouse located in Redmond, Wa
  • 2015 – Celebrates 10 years of service to the Puget Sound areas junk removal and recycling needs.
  • 2016 - Purchases new truck and expands fleet to five dump capable junk removal trucks with tool box.
  • 2016 - Redmond warehouse and office burns down over night and we begin the search for new home
  • 2017 - Busby sells a truck due to being equipped with a smaller bed upon purchasing.
  • 2017(Jan) - Purchases first brand new junk truck equipped with a Certified Clean Idle
  • 2017 – Busby Junk Removal commits to operate and purchase Certified Clean Idle trucks by 2025
  • 2017(Aug) - Purchases new truck and expands fleet to six dump capable junk removal trucks with toolbox
  • 2017 - Busby Junk Removal relocates to its current home office and warehouse in Kirkland, Wa.
  • 2018 - Purchases new truck and expands fleet to seven dump capable junk removal trucks with toolbox
  • 2019 - Purchases new truck to replace non clean idle chassis while Reusing dump bed and toolbox.
  • 2020 - Celebrates 15 years of service to the Puget Sound areas junk removal and recycling needs.
  • 2021 - Purchases new truck to replace non clean idle chassis while reusing dump bed and tool box.
  • 2021 - Expands fleet to eight dump-capable junk removal trucks with tool box.
  • 2021 - Becomes greener with all Certified Clean Idle truck chassis.