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Hometown Disposal Can Be Of Service For Your Outdoor Events

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When it comes to planning your outdoor event, Hometown Disposal has a wide array of services that can benefit you.   Having the adequate number of porta potty units or services scheduled will ensure that you have clean portable restrooms for your patrons throughout your entire events.  We also have several options to offer you the best restroom units for your family barbecue, community festival, wedding or black tie event.  The staff at Hometown Disposal will take the time to discuss the details of your event and make sure you have only the best in place for your specific portable restroom needs.

We can also help you with trash disposal at your event, whether it be the use of our 95 gallon poly carts or a 20 yard roll off container.  You can trust that your event will stay clean with the use of our trash containers.

 Following is a list of Event services offered by Hometown Disposal.

 Standard Portable Restroom

–          Our standard units are clearly that, a portable restroom.  But, our event units are used strictly for events, keeping them nice.  They will come completely ready to go, even with hand sanitizer if needed.  Leaving you nothing to worry about.

Hand Washing Station

–          Free standing hand wash stations, having 2 wash areas per unit.  These come equipped with hand soap and paper towels.  The hand wash stations have self-contained water tanks, so they do not need to be hooked up to a water source and will make no mess around the units.

 Deluxe Flushing Portable Restrooms

–          Absolutely the best when it comes to a portable restroom.  These have a foot operated flushing toilet and hand sink in each unit, as well as a solar powered light, paper towel dispenser, trash can and mirror.  They also have self-contained tanks, making the waste disappear. VERY nice units!

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Luxury Restroom Trailer

–          This is the Cadillac/BMW/Mercedes Benz (whichever you prefer) in the portable restroom industry.  Our brand new restroom trailer, has 2 women’s and 2 men’s facilities.  It is fully climate controlled, has full functioning hand sinks, paper towel dispensers, and lights.  The women’s room even has a fireplace and TV.   If there is no power source or water hook up within 75 feet, this can be ran off a generator and self-contained water tanks.

 Poly Trash Carts

–          95 gallon poly carts to place around the event to collect trash.  Leaving you with no worries of how to dispose of the trash after your event.  We will simply come pick it up.

 20 yard Roll-Off Container

–          Great for large events that generate a lot of trash.

 Parking Lot Sweeping

–          Whether you are needing the area cleaned before your event or after, our vacuum truck can make sure you have a clean surface for your event or that you leave the area tidy afterwards.



To discuss the best options for your event please call Hometown Disposal at 417-869-9393!


Hometown Disposal Can Solve Your Parade Potty Needs

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The 35th Annual Saint Patrick’s Day Parade will be taking place in down town Springfield March 14, 2015. If you are planning to have a float in the Saint Patrick’s Day parade, don’t forget the facilities!  You can spend several hours waiting in line and parading when all of a sudden it hits you.  You have nowhere to go, if you know what I mean.  So you quickly run into one of the local businesses, only to find a very long line.  But you really have to go and this is your only option.  Once you finally get relief you make it back outside to find that your float is a mile ahead of you and you missed the rest of the parade.  There is a solution to your problem, you can actually mount a porta potty directly on your float.  Making your Saint Patrick’s Day parade more enjoyable for all of those involved.  If you would like to reserve your own private portable restroom for the parade please call our office at 417-869-9393

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Hometown Disposal to Provide Portable Restroom and Trash Services for Benefit Ride

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Seems a little too often we hear of tragedy striking in our community and being only one year later the tragedy of Hailey Owens still sits heavy in our hearts.  After being postponed for a couple of weeks due to weather, the 2nd Annual Hailey Owens Benefit Ride will be taking place this Sunday.  We are proud to offer our portable restroom and trash services for the ride again this year, helping raise money for the Hailey’s Heroes Endowment Fund.

The ride will start at American Legion Post 639 at 10AM. Kickstands up at 1PM and will return back to the post when done. There will be raffles and auctions. Food will also be available and will be taking donations for that. It is $10 a rider and $5 for guests. All proceeds will go to Hailey’s Heroes Endowment Fund which is set up with The Community Foundation of the Ozarks. The endowment fund will support children charities.

For further information about the ride please visit The Hailey Heroes Second Benefit Ride on Facebook. Hailey Ride

25 Interesting Facts You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day

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The most popular theory about Valentine’s Day origin is that Emperor Claudius II didn’t want Roman men to marry during wartime. Bishop Valentine went against his wishes and performed secret weddings. For this, Valentine was jailed and executed. While in jail he wrote a note to the jailer’s daughter signing it “from your Valentine”.



In Victorian times it was considered bad luck to sign a Valentine’s Day card.



Based on retail statistics, about 3 per cent of pet owners will give Valentine’s Day gifts to their pets.



About 1 billion Valentine’s Day cards are exchanged each year. This makes it the second largest seasonal card sending time of the year



If you’re single don’t despair. You can celebrate Singles Awareness Day (SAD) instead.




Meant as an alternative to Valentine’s Day, the holiday is for single people to celebrate or to commiserate in their single status.



Or you could pop over to Finland where Valentine’s Day is called Ystävänpäivä, which translates into “Friend’s day”. It’s more about remembering your buddies than your loved ones.




Many believe the X symbol became synonymous with the kiss in medieval times. People who couldn’t write their names signed in front of a witness with an X. The X was then kissed to show their sincerity.



Girls of medieval times ate bizarre foods on St. Valentine’s Day to make them dream of their future spouse.




In the Middle Ages, young men and women drew names from a bowl to see who would be their Valentine. They would wear this name pinned onto their sleeves for one week for everyone to see. This was the origin of the expression “to wear your heart on your sleeve.”



In 1537, England’s King Henry VII officially declared Feb. 14 the holiday of St. Valentine’s Day.



Physicians of the 1800’s commonly advised their patients to eat chocolate to calm their pining for lost love.




Richard Cadbury produced the first box of chocolates for Valentine’s Day in the late 1800’s.



More than 35 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine’s Day.



73 percent of people who buy flowers for Valentine’s Day are men, while only 27 percent are women.



15 percent of U.S. women send themselves flowers on Valentine’s Day.



Over $1 billion worth of chocolate is purchased for Valentine’s Day in the U.S.





Over 50 percent of all Valentine’s Day cards are purchased in the six days prior to the holiday, making Valentine’s Day a procrastinator’s delight.



The red rose was the favorite flower of Venus, the Roman goddess of love.



Red roses are considered the flower of love because the color red stands for strong romantic feelings.



189 million stems of roses are sold in the U.S. on Valentine’s Day.



Women purchase approximately 85 percent of all valentines day gifts



Teachers will receive the most Valentine’s Day cards, followed by children, mothers, wives, sweethearts and pets.



220,000 is the average number of wedding proposals on Valentine’s Day each year.



Every Valentine’s Day, the Italian city of Verona, where Shakespeare’s lovers Romeo and Juliet lived, receives about 1,000 letters addressed to Juliet.


Don’t Forget the Portable Restrooms, Trash Carts, and Lot Sweeping For Your 5K, 10K or Marathon

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The season of running is almost upon us.  As you start the planning of your fun run, 5K, 10K, or marathon, remember Hometown Disposal is what you need.  We can help make sure you have an adequate number of porta potties in place to keep your runners on the go and not standing in line.  Your runners will also be very happy to know that Hometown Disposal is to provide your porta potties, being that we only use our event restrooms for just that, events.  Ensuring that the johns are clean, stocked with toilet paper, and ready to go.


Hometown Disposal can also provide trash receptacles and a parking lot sweeper for your event, which will help keep the grounds clean during and after your event.  Our 95 gallon trash carts are great to place around your event grounds giving your runners and viewers a place to throw away trash.  Once the event is over Hometown Disposal will take care of disposing of the trash.  We all know the Fun Runs are truly a great deal of fun, but they might make a bit more of a mess on the streets.  If this is the case for your run, our sweeper truck will be able to clean it up right away, leaving you nothing to worry about.

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If you would like for Hometown Disposal to help reduce the stress of planning your event and would like additional information on our portable restrooms, trash carts, or parking lot sweeping please call our office at 417-869-9393.

It is True. Pets Boost Employee Morale.

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Meet Bigsley aka Big.  As our office staff assist our customers with various waste related task and questions, it is not uncommon to see them joined with our little fur buddy.  Our Hometown Disposal office is very thankful to have this little guy around, at times he plays as a greeter, a personal warming device or even a personal assistant.  Ok the personal assistant may be a stretch, but he is sure to bring a smile to the faces of all.  Many studies have shown that having a pet in the office reduces stress and makes for a better work environment.  Though we operate in a less than traditional setting and get to talk about trash daily, we hope to make it enjoyable for our employees.   After we get over our jealousy of his mid afternoon nap, we just can’t help to find him simply irresistible.  We have the pictures to prove it.

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Salute To The Troops – Wishing Everyone Who is Currently Serving or Who Has Served Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays

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Parking Lot Clean Up & Sweeping Service, Springfield MO

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Shopping centers and office parks must keep a clean parking lot for both their businesses and those visiting the businesses to maintain a positive first impression. Successful property managers have long ago realized that shoppers, guests and tenants begin making judgments the moment they drive into your lot and take that first step out of the car. Maintaining clean parking facilities is no longer just a good idea, it’s a requirement.EmptyParkingLot

Hometown Disposal, offers parking lot sweeping both on a regular scheduled basis, but also for events or construction sites that tend to leave a large amount of debris behind.

Here at Hometown Disposal, we understand that each business and its location are unique and will provide a customized and flexible sweeping schedule that will fit well within your needs.  We are also available for on-call situations such as construction site road clean up.

Clean parking lots and garages are not only good for your business, but also for the environment as well. Whether you have a new need, or budget and performance concerns have promoted a search for a new parking lot sweeping service, we have the experience to make sure your job is done to your satisfaction. Call Hometown Disposal today to discuss your parking lot needs at 417-869-9393.

Porta Potty Rental, Springfield MO

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Porta PottyHometown Disposal is proud to provide a high quality, clean and affordable Porta Potty for what ever your need may be. From high end black-tie events, festivals, government or military use, disaster relief, construction sites or even local businesses that offer outdoor entertainment such as regular concerts or sporting events. We would love the opportunity to help you with all of your outdoor toilet needs.

We have the ability to supply Springfield, MO and the surrounding area with several different types of porta potties: handicap, hi-rise, standard, lift-hook, trailer mounted etc. Even though most portable toilets may look the same from the outside, they can be extremely different on the inside when it comes to both features and bathroom facilities. At, Hometown Disposal, we refuse to release any Porta Potties for rental to any person that doesn’t meet our quality and cleanliness standard.

Our experts can also help you decide which porta potty best suits your needs, budget and give you an estimate of how many you will need on site based on the expected attendance.

While striving to keep portable potty rental costs affordable, we also take pride in offering high quality sanitation solutions. No event is too large or too small to rent porta potties from Hometown Disposal.

For porta potty rentals in Springfield MO and the surrounding area, please call 417-869-9393 and a portable toilet expert would be glad to help.

Frequently Asked Trash Questions

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faq_smallWe get a lot of trash questions here at Hometown Disposal, so we’d like to take a moment to give you some answers.  Don’t see the answer your looking for? Please send us an email or give us a call and we’d love to help!

Can service days be customized for residential service?

At Hometown Disposal we try to make sure we run our routes as effective as possible, so we are not able to customize service days to ensure that we keep our price as competitive as possible.

What time of day will our trash be picked up?

We recommend to all of our customers to place their trash out the night before to make sure it doesn’t get missed.  Though our service days should never change, pick up times could fluctuate from time to time to ensure that we are running our route as efficient as possible.

Does Hometown Disposal offer any incentives for new customer sign ups?

We prefer to offer all of our customers a competitive rate from the beginning.  All customers can earn a free month of service for every neighbor that you refer to use.

Why does Hometown Disposal not accept yard waste?

Yard Waste is not accepted at the Springfield Landfill.  You may disposal of your yard waste at the Yard Waste Recycling center.

What is the proper way to keep your cart free from odors?

We recommend you dispose of all of your trash in bags.  If your cart does start to have an odor clean it with ½ cup bleach mixed with 1 gallon of water.

What if all of my trash does not fit inside of my cart?

We allow up to 2 additional kitchen size bags per week.  If you are plan to have more than the allotted amount please call our office to ensure all of your trash gets picked up.

Can I put a large item such as a couch or bed out to be picked up?

We can take large item pickups if they are pre-arranged.  Please call our office at 417-869-9393 to discuss the pickup and to see if any additional fees apply.

When will you pick up my roll-off container?

Roll-off containers are mostly used for onsite construction or demolition projects. We base all of our picks for projects such as these on an as-needed basis. Just give us one simple call or send an email, and we will send someone out to pick up your full roll-off container as soon as possible.

I’m planning an event, what do you need from me?

We will need to know the basic event details such as: how long the event will last, the number of people you are expecting, the hours you will be open and what type of service you are interested in. For events we offer porta potties, trash removal and parking lot clean up with our street sweeper service.

I’m opening a new business, do you offer commercial services?

We offer several different trash solutions for both small and large businesses. Give us a call to talk with a trash specialist to see what would work best for your company size and we will get everything set up for you. 417-869-9393