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"My organization contracted with Allied (now called Republic) in 1995. We signed an 3-year auto-renewing contract in which rates were to be indexed to the Consumer" Price Index (CPI). The monthly rate on the 1995 contract was $64. In Sept 2010 we switched from weekly to bi-weekly pickup, which dropped our rate from $204 to $106. From then to now, the rate has increased by an average of 24%/year: Allied, bi-weekly, 1 yard: Sept 2010: $106 Sept 2014: $250 We obtained these other quotes, which come with fixed rates for a time and then increase at a capped rate of 4-5%/year: Waste Management, weekly, 1 yard: $65 Flood Brothers, weekly, 1 yard: $60 Allied's counteroffer: $180! I have written to cancel service, and they claim they are "not able" to terminate service at this time. I believe they are going to claim we are bound by contract until some future year. At a minimum I believe they have violated the contract by increasing prices faster than the CPI. I fear I may need legal advice to deal with this. They are already an F, and things may still get worse.

-Antje P.

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" did not pay their bills. This company called all the time in a very rude and angry way. I understand the payments were late. But calling" up and accusing me of being on drugs. Very nasty and sarcastic. There is no excuse for that.

-CHRISTOPHER B.

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It went well. kept in touch with me up until they arrived at the location. They worked pretty fast in removing the junk way. Hated that it was a limit on how much they could take away, though. If they weren't so far away, I would use them again.
- Karen T.
A

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I was hoping to call and have the stuff removed on the same day, owing to my schedule. Spoke with , who was courteous and professional on the phone. I described my location, and he asked if another day would be okay. I admitted that I was hoping to have it done the same day, but if I didn't find anyone else I felt okay ...More with for that same day, I would call him. He asked about the stuff he'd be carrying, I described it, and he said he would "make it work." He advised me of his present workload for the day, and gave me an approximate time. He arrived on time, I directed him and his assistant to the things to be removed, he gave me a price, I accepted, and they were in and out in about ten minutes.
- Stephen B.
F

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The actual service is fine, not remarkable but satisfactory. The problem is that this is one nasty company, and they will (try to) never let you out of your contact no matter what you do. We used them for a few years then, after our contract expired, we wanted to switch to a cheaper vendor. They threatened to us citing the ...More fine print "auto-renewal" clause. We therefore signed a two year renewal crossing out and initialing these clauses. In addition and to be safe (knowing who we are dealing with), we observed the provision in the contract allowing us to cancel at the end with 90 days certified notice. They refused delivery of the certified letter. Our new garbage company sent them a certified letter and they refused that too. Now, they are unwilling to recognize the signed contract without the auto-renewal saying "they never initialled them". We have received a certified letter from them threatening $20,000 in damages. Calls to the office are met with indifference. Avoid this company like the plague!
- Mark B.
D

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They started out fabulous..... This past winter we had a bad winter... January and February in particular, they didn't even bother to pick up our garbage bins for about 3 weeks total. They claimed the bin was frozen in ice but I cleaned the bin area, moved it myself, took pictures and emailed them to rebuff their false claim. Lakeshore didn't ...More even grab the top layers off if the bin they claim was immovable. Their other excuse was their regular driver (who is great) was on vacation... So, you give bad service and continue to charge?
I understand the winter was brutal however if you are going to skip whole weeks, you need to contact your customers and notify them. Email is a very cheap way to communicate to your customer base. Most people like myself would understand, being totally ignored is not acceptable. Communication is horrible... You don't know why you garbage is not being picked up unless you, yourself call and find out why... Are they hoping you don't notice the full bin ?
To make matters worse, the female help they have or had there... bark at you as if the problem was your doing and not theirs! ...Bad attitudes!... I talked to Rich, who was in a higher position, he was so empathetic and accommodating he wanted to make amends. He told me to follow up about a monetary credit on my bill but when I call Rich back several times... I get voice mail and have not seen one credit. .............. Great customer service guys!....It's now April 30th and no credit and no returned calls....
I'll tell you... if your bill is late they charge you a fee, but when the customer does not get picked up.... you no credit at this company.
These waste companies need to be regulated and supervised by the city..... It is a crime that business people can get taken advantage of by commercial refuge haulers in Chicago.

- John Y.
A

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, our salesperson, is not only friendly, but when there was an issue with our pickup times and dates, he dropped everything and took time out of his day to personally come to our location He immediately addressed our concerns, which were an obvious lack of communication by all parties.
This is exactly the level of customer ...More service people want from vendors, and as an organization benefiting pediatric cancer patients, every penny is precious to us. They made a generous adjustment to our bill, and we will continue to use their service.
We can't recommend and the whole gang at enough.

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- Jeremy C.
A

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form Junk Removal is great to work with. He answers his phone, is punctual for all appointments, and provides a thorough assessment and estimate for work to be done. Most importantly, his team is trust-worthy. Highly recommend and , who took the time to separate valuables, seek ...More out old photos, and made sure that anything of value ( , electronics, etc.) was quickly brought to my attention. You'll pay a little more of this service, but the quality of work and piece of mind was worth it to me.
- Michael C.
A

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We had a death in the family and went to look over the house. We found out that our uncle had been hoarding newspspers, clothes, furniture and refuse. This was an embarrassing situation and we were unsure how to handle it. we called a couple of larger companies and felt that they were unsympathetic and looking to take advantage of our situation. We ...More called and they were so understanding. They had handled other jobs like ours and when came out to look everything over he was so kind. The job was done in just a couple of days and we ended up spending a few hundred dollars less than his quote we which was already 400 less than one and 300 less than the other two we called. and his crew took care of all the details and were so compassionate and respectful. They even cleaned the whole house when they were through removing everything. Goodwill received the items we wanted to donate and the rest w as removed by . It's a good feeling that now we have some closure. Thank you for your help.



- James B.
A

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and his crew of seven helpers showed up a bit early for their 10am Sunday appointment. We had tagged with blue tape the few things that were to stay and explained this to them on the walk through. Caveat: For special instructions, you will need to be sure that all the workers hear you speak those instructions yourself. The blue ...More tag system smoothed things along, but it was not required or suggested by . There was some broken glass, stinky bags of old garbage, rotten furniture, and unfortunately a few roaches. While I cannot say the workers were happy about dealing with this, they worked quickly, professionally, and without complaint. The job took a bit over 2 hours. Initially I thought the price was a bit high (20 cu yards 1250.00 flat rate, quoted in advance) but as the job concluded I came to think that the price was a fair one. And is very nice.
- Anna Y.

Garbage Services in Chicago

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1 800 GOT JUNK

830 N MOZART ST
Chicago

1-800-Got-Junk

1620 N Kolmar St
Chicago

1-800-GOT-JUNK?

9 S 412 Frontage Rd., Ste. A
Burr Ridge

1-800-GOT-JUNK?

31632 North Ellis Drive,
Volo

1-800-Got-Junk? LLC

301 - 887 Great Northern Way

A Affordable Hauling

3813 Cindy Ln
Glenview

A JUNK EXPRESS

3841 N KOSTNER AVE
Chicago

A L HAULING & DEMOLITION SVC

444 W 38TH ST
Chicago

A&J handyman services

2032 s ingleside
Chicago

A-RAVENSWOOD DISPOSAL SVC INC

221 N WASHTENAW AVE
Chicago

AAA American Cleanouts

27 Siems Dr
Glendale Heights

ABF-HAULING

2640 W IRVING PARK RD
Chicago

Able Removal Service

6321 Dempster St
Morton Grove

ACA Roofing & Construction Inc

3433 N Pontiac Ave
Chicago

Affordable Pro Construction

701 Forum Sq. #504
Glenview

All State Alloy Buyers

5144 W Roosevelt Road
Chicago

Alliance Demolition Services Inc

10823 South Langley
Chicago

ALLIED WASTE

5100 S LAWNDALE
Palos Heights

Americlean Dependable Roll-Off

32023 North Pine Avenue
Grayslake

Amruss Home Improvement Inc

22405 N Prairie Rd
Lincolnshire

AR-BE Garage Doors

10401 S Cicero Ave
Oak Lawn

Arbek Maintenance Group

830 Eagle Dr.
Bensenville

AREA ROLL OFF CONTAINER SVC

2351 POWIS RD
West Chicago

ARMOR RECYCLING & CO

3333 E LINCOLN HWY
Chicago Heights

Arwood Waste of Chicago

2000 E 122nd St
Chicago

ASSURED HAULING

6408 N FAIRFIELD AVE
Chicago

AUBURN DISPOSAL

8913 S GREEN ST
Chicago

B & B Roll Off and Recycling

470 Nash Rd
Crystal Lake

BFI

1152 W CARROLL AVE
Chicago

BILL'S SCRAP METAL HAULING

2234 N AUSTIN AVE
Chicago

BRACKENBOX INC

2300 W. 167th St.
Markham

Chicago Crime Scene Cleanup

PO Box 794
Minooka

Chicago Hauling

3917 W 31St St
Chicago

Chicago Water Damage

415 South Clark Street

Chicago's Best Services

850 N. Milwaukee Ave. #104
Chicago

Christopher's Painting

331 Hickory Ln
Justice

City Suburban Service

100 w Plainfield rd
La Grange

CITY WIDE WASTE REMOVAL

3910 S. LOOMIS
Chicago

closed due to injury

2701 E. Utopia

CONTINENTAL DISPOSAL

1300 W Exchange Ave
Chicago

Degen Construction Cleanup

340 Ridge Road Suite A
Wilmette

DIAMOND WASTE & RECYCLING

8149 S WALLACE ST
Chicago

Doc's Dumpsters, Inc.

2121 S River Rd
Mchenry

DOWNTOWN DISPOSAL SVC

900 W 49TH PL
Chicago

DROP BOX INC

7742 W 61ST PL
Summit Argo

Dump It Junk Removal

7564 North Milwaukee Avenue
Chicago

ECO CLEANING SERVICE

5742 106th St
Chicago Ridge

Elgin Water Damage

30 Douglas Avenue
Elgin

Elite Water Damage

123 East Ogden Avenue

FastAct Moving Company

Wisconsin Avenue

Fineline Construction Group

10S 059 Schoger Dr
Naperville

Flash Haul Away LLC

5055 W Madison Street
Skokie

FLOOD BROTHERS DISPOSAL

17W697 BUTTERFIELD RD
Oakbrook Terrace

Flyers Junk Removal & Landscaping

1812 Michigan Av
Naperville

Fox Valley Hauling

425 Franklin St
Batavia

FRANK'S HAULERS

3317 W GEORGE ST
Chicago

Get Junkin

1205 8th Ave
Belvidere

Gone Guys

5080 N Kimberly Unit 111
Chicago

Gorman Restoration & Decorating Inc

322 Wilshire Dr E
Wilmette

Great Junk Removal

6351 W Montrose Ave
Chicago

GROOT & CROWN RECYCLING & WASTE

1759 ELMHURST RD
Elk Grove Village

HAMILTON & SON HAULING SVC

710 W 59TH ST
Chicago

HOVING PIT STOP

2351 POWIS RD
West Chicago

J.L. ROLL-OFF SERVICE, INC.

1019 Apple Lane
Lombard

JERRY MONA SCRAP PICK UP

2031 N MELVINA ST
Chicago

Joliet Water Damage

449 S Chicago St

Junk Bee Gone

1437 Whitman Court
Schaumburg

Junk Butler

Schaumburg

Junk Genie Inc

1037 Hunt Club Ct
Saint Charles

Junk Genius

2 Buckingham Ct
Lake Zurich

Junk King

1866 Techny Rd
Northbrook

Junk Relief

867 N Hermitage
Chicago

Junk Remedy

531 Telser
Lake Zurich

Junk Removal 911

Po Box 7539
Chicago

junking junk inc.

12006 spalding school dr.

Just For You Cleanouts And Disposal

2607 e Chestnut dr
Wonder Lake

KIDDAE CARE

7816 S Kedzie Ave Apt 204
Chicago

KR Scrappers

3525 W Dickens
Chicago

LAKESHORE WASTE SVC LLC

6132 Oakton St
Morton Grove

Master Key Cleaning

16525 W. 159th St.
Lockport

MR JUNKMAN

3044 W POLK ST
Chicago

NATIONAL WASTE SVC

2608 S DAMEN AVE
Chicago

NEIL'S RUBBUSH REMOVAL & HAUL

820 MEADOWVIEW XING
West Chicago

ONYX WASTE SERVICES

2750 SHERMER RD
Northbrook

paramount Water Damage

122 East Galena Boulevard

Peter James Bolt Scavenger Service

5819 W Ogden Ave
Cicero

RED'S HAULING SVC

4305 N Narragansett Ave
Chicago

Responsible junk removal

2036 n spaulding

REVANWOOD DISPOSAL SVC

221 N WASHTENAW AVE
Chicago

Rhino Of America

2056 Kate Dr
Montgomery

ROLLOFFS SYSTEMS INC

4537 W ROOSEVELT RD
Chicago

ROY STROM INC

1201 GREENWOOD AVE
Maywood

Sentinel Property Maintenance. Inc

1638 S. 15th Ave
Maywood

SHRED-ALL RECYCLING & DISPOSAL

4400 S RACINE AVE
Chicago

Skik Enterprises, Inc

14509 S. Hill Crest Rd
Homer Glen

Solutions 360

1658 N Milwaukee
Chicago

STAR RUBBISH REMOVAL

9004 S NORMAL AVE
Chicago

Stone Demolition and Hauling, Inc.

3710 S. Union Ave.
Chicago

Stone Gate Enterprises

369 Boulder Dr
Glendale Heights

Swept Clean

127 E 69th St

THE LABOR GUYS

1013 Chestnut St
Waukegan

TIM'S HAULING & JUNK REMOVAL

3848 W 66TH ST
Chicago

TRI-STATE DISPOSAL

13903 S ASHLAND AVE
Riverdale

TRIED & TRUE REMOVAL SVC

7305 W BOSTON AVE
Chicago

TRIPLE A TRUCK & TRAILER REPAR

2648 W 50TH ST
Chicago

Velocity Software LLC.

1919 Highland Ave.
Lombard

VEOLIA ENVIRONMENTAL SVC

1525 KAUTZ RD
West Chicago

W PHILLIPS REMOVAL SVC

7130 W Schreiber Ave
Chicago

W&R Event Services

Po 30024
Chicago

WASTE BOX INC

1748 IRISH INDIAN TRL
Joliet

WASTE MANAGEMENT

1500 N HOOKER ST
Chicago

Wastebox Inc

11 S 373 Jeans Rd
Lemont

Weit Environmental Satisfaction

1525 Melrose Ave.
Waukegan

Windy City Maintenance Contractors Inc

1658 N Milwaukee Ste 442
Chicago

Wood Recyclers

17900 Harper
Lansing

You Move We'll Clean Up

1715 Tomich Ct
Crest Hill

ZMAR DISPOSAL SVC

2121 W HUBBARD ST
Chicago

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