Trash bin washing service?

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by jasonboaty, Jan 1, 2019.

  1. jasonboaty

    jasonboaty LawnSite Member
    Messages: 1

    Has anyone started providing trash bin washing service either as an added service or stand alone business? If so how has it worked out?
  2. ShowCaseLawnCare

    ShowCaseLawnCare LawnSite Senior Member
    Messages: 437

    A few people in my area bought the big system to provide trash cleaning and pressure washing. They are out of business now.
  3. Doc8406

    Doc8406 LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 16,684

    I guess that was a trashy idea wasn't it
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  4. GrassManKzoo

    GrassManKzoo LawnSite Platinum Member
    Male, from Kalamazoo, MI
    Messages: 4,823

    Bleach water and a scrub brush... sounds like a simple business start up. Lmao
  5. ztman

    ztman LawnSite Bronze Member
    Messages: 1,360

    In our area the trash company provides the containers for free. If you want a new one, you call them up and they deliver. People call to get a free can when they get grungy.
    Even in areas where cans are not free, I don't see a viable business unless you get a whole neighborhood to agree to having their cans cleaned, and you do the cleaning on trash day.
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  6. knox gsl

    knox gsl LawnSite Fanatic
    Messages: 7,146

    I really don't care what the inside of my trash can looks like and I'm pretty sure when I told someone what it would cost to wash theirs out they wouldn't either.
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  7. That Guy Gary

    That Guy Gary LawnSite Gold Member
    Messages: 3,060

    Someone on here said they service a neighborhood where residents put their dog mess in a separate bin from their other trash.

    I bet there is a market for it in that area.
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