About us

We are Eugene's Best Recycling Service

Locally Owned, Family Operated
We manage your junk with our planet in mind.


More than 30 years serving our community

The Recyclers is a family owned business, founded by Jim Calhoun back in 1989. Jim and Gus met in 2003 at a state sale and became good friends; a few years later, in 2007, they became business partners.

Jim and Gus's goal was clear: reduce, reuse and recycle all waste and unwanted items as much as possible by keeping it out of our landfills.

Since then, they have dedicated their lives to their community, earning their customers trust by providing safe, responsible and economical recycling and disposal services. This could not be possible without the support from local charities and recycling centers.

Jim retired back in 2020, but he remains part of the team behind the scenes. Today, Gus, along with his nephews, Asahel and Jared, as well as his sister Ambar and long-time friend Billy, seek to provide the best green service to Lane County, OR.

Locally owned,
family operated

Since our establishment in 1989, The Recyclers are proud to have earned the trust of an ever-growing number of Lane County residents and businesses who know they can call on us for all their junk removal and general clean up needs at extremely affordable prices.

Recycling up to 70% of your junk and scraps

We always have trucks available, so we can be at your service promptly, usually within 48 hours. Or we can schedule a junk removal visit to fit your calendar. Our experience and equipment make short work of any junk removal job or general clean up assignment, whether residential or commercial.

Our team is
& insured

Our team is completely insured for your protection, and our personable team members are eager to help and willing to go the extra mile to guarantee your satisfaction.

We adapt to your needs and particular case

The cleanup and removal services provided by The Recyclers include:

  • Appliances and furniture
  • Hoarding clean out
  • Scrap metal
  • Yard waste and brush
  • Storm damage
  • Rubbish and construction debris
Our IZUZU truck in the woodlands of Oregon

I'll call them again, for any
task they provide!

The guys who helped us move from the home we lived in for 25 years, could not have been more helpful and thorough!

They were kind and professional. We called them twice for different tasks. I think my realtor will use them as well! She was so impressed with them!

Debbie LaClair | April 2022

via Google Reviews

Gus sent out a crew of three young men to haul away some things in my back yard. They were very courteous and professional. They did a great job, and I will definitely use The Recyclers in the future. I was amazed how fast they cleaned up my yard. And they did it all in under an hour I think!

If you need this type of help, and you would like things recycled, I can recommend The Recyclers wholeheartedly!

Duck Dave| April 2022

via Google Reviews

Recyclers did an outstanding job pulling out an old hot tub: great crew, friendly and professional, and happy to do what it took to leave us very satisfied customers.

The job was fast and thorough, and the team did a great job on cleanup afterward too. Really impressed, grateful, and can't recommend them highly enough!

Ron M. | July 2022

via Yelp Reviews