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Kollect: Mistakes Happen

Kollect: Mistakes Happen

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
Traditionally, companies look to make as much money as quickly as possible and consider the mistakes they make along the way as a means to an end. Well that’s just not us, let me explain why...
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Beware the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Beware the Wolf in Sheep’s Clothing

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons

Someone told me a story last week and as well as thinking it was downright hilarious, it gave me some food for thought. They explained to me that they bought a miniature fan, from the Pound Shop, for €2. They went back to their desk, excited about anticipated surge in cool air, when alas, the fan stopped working after precisely 12 minutes.

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Startups are Hard

Startups are Hard

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
I’ve heard people say that having a startup is a bit like having a baby (not the actually biological process of course). It’s a good analogy in so far as you can never switch off.
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Kollect’s Core Values - Meaningful Not Aspirational

Kollect’s Core Values - Meaningful Not Aspirational

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
Customer service shouldn’t be a section of the company, it should be the backbone of all departments. We figured If you can deliver simple services at a fair price and give your customers a positive and authentic experience while you do it.
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The Swedish Recycling Revolution

The Swedish Recycling Revolution

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
The Recycling Revolution in Sweden is so brilliant, for the past few years, it has imported rubbish from other countries to keep its recycling plants going. Less than 1% of Swedish household waste was sent to landfill last year or any year since 2011!
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Recycling – Circular Economy Keeps Us In The Loop

Recycling – Circular Economy Keeps Us In The Loop

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
What is the Circular Economy in relation to Recycling you ask? Every time you clean a glass bottle and recycle it to use it again, whether for liquid storage or as an original vase, you contributed to it.
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John O’Connor – We Really Care about Customer Experience

John O’Connor – We Really Care about Customer Experience

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
We understood from the outset that mistakes were going to happen—that’s just human nature. So we built certain practices into our daily and weekly schedules to make sure that everybody was accountable and no customer query got stuck in administrative cracks.
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Kollect Junk Removal is Cheaper than Hiring a Skip

Kollect Junk Removal is Cheaper than Hiring a Skip

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
We’ve turned what was once a mundane and daunting task that plagued your everyday home owner into an exhilarating experience for the whole family. Nothing is better than sitting back as a family and watching as the junk that once cluttered your home disappears. 
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Don’t Let Your House Clearance Spiral... Hire a Skip!

Don’t Let Your House Clearance Spiral... Hire a Skip!

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
Got a house full of junk that needs cleaning as soon as possible? Hire a cheap skip with Kollect, it won’t take you long to fill the skip up and all the items you remove from the house will be recycled by us responsibly. Skips are perfect for that house clearance that you have been putting-off.
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Click and Kollect – 5 Reasons to Declutter your life

Click and Kollect – 5 Reasons to Declutter your life

Authored By Sarah Fitzsimons
When Einstein said “Out of clutter find simplicity,” he didn’t exactly say how to do so and somehow I can’t imagine Albert trawling the classifieds to rid himself of an old washing machine. Nonetheless I daresay he was onto something.
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