Portland Tribune – Got junk? How to avoid the landfill

Jason Edge sees a lot of junk: Couches, mattresses, TVs, flooring, kitchen items and more.

“We have a throwaway culture,” says Edge, aka the Junk King. “You don’t buy a $5,000 couch, like my grandmother, anymore. You buy a $250 or $500 couch that gets thrown away because you can’t reupholster it.”

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