Trash Gurl

Trash Gurl


Join an In-Demand Franchise with Impressive Growth Potential and a Track Record of Success – No Experience Required!


Are you in search of a franchise with a proven track record of success and the potential for fast ROI in an exciting new market that offers sought-after solutions? Trash Gurl is well-positioned to emerge as a leader in the waste management sector by offering a functional, flexible, and streamlined business model that seamlessly integrates into communities big and small. Our experienced management team provides expert training and coaching to help you quickly turn a profit by leveraging our finely-tuned techniques and well-established systems.

Trash Gurl is a dumpster rental business based in Charleston, founded by Melissa Polutta and her husband Jeff in February 2009. Melissa, a North Charleston native, has over 19 years of experience in waste management. Over the years, Trash Gurl has become one of the leading waste disposal companies in the state, providing affordable and efficient rental services. The company caters to residential, commercial, and industrial clients in the Lowcountry and offers a range of services including waste management, dumpster rentals, sludge containers, and more. The Poluttas identified a growing trend and recognized the need for a professional service that could provide homeowners and businesses with convenient and hassle-free waste removal options. This is made possible through Trash Gurl’s strict adherence to modern technology, established operational procedures, and unbeatable customer service.

The Trash Gurl business model is designed to be flexible and scalable, with an impressive potential ROIand impressive brand recognition. Are you interested in owning an in-demand business with exciting growth potential? If so, this is the opportunity for you!


Easy-to-Operate: The Trash Gurl model is operationally structured to run smoothly with a low amount of employees. Workflows, process management, and experience in the field will allow for the Trash Gurl model to be replicated easily with new franchise partners.

Unique Concept: Trash Gurl model is unique and provides an attractive approach to the waste management industry, offering extremely high-quality service and a commitment to competitive prices in a market with explosive growth potential.

Community Involvement: Trash Gurl isn’t your average big-box waste management company. Trash Gurl frequently works with construction companies, disaster relief companies, homeowners, event planners, the military, and other customers, providing rentals for everyday commercial waste, construction projects of all sizes, disaster clean-up, home clean-outs, military-based mobilization, festivals, special events, sporting events, and more!

Flexible Business Model: The Trash Gurl business model offers a number of flexible options, including revenue streams (dumpsters, front loaders, commercial cans, portable restrooms, hand washing stations, and more), operational hours, and more.

Poised For Growth: Trash Gurl model is certainly adaptable nationally as consumers continue to gravitate towards concepts like this. More and more households and commercial businesses are in need of competitive options in the waste removal industry for a variety of reasons, including home remodels, disaster restoration, and more.

Strong Potential ROI: Trash Gurl has an extremely strong potential ROI for a franchise owner. The concept is financially sound and has been proven in our current South Carolina market.


The most successful franchisees will have an upbeat, energetic attitude and fully grasp the culture shift that Trash Gurl brings to the waste removal industry. We are seeking franchisees who have the following qualities to join our team:

  •  Strong Work Ethic, Discipline, and Integrity
  • Able to Meet Physical Requirements of the Job
  • Customer Service and Sales Expertise
  • Time Management Skills
  •  Leadership Mentality


We provide the knowledge, experience, and proven sales strategies necessary to make each Trash Gurl franchise a profitable business.

Comprehensive Training: 

An extensive dual-phase initial training program will help set up our franchise partners with all the knowledge they need to run a Trash Gurl business.

Operational Support:

We will provide ongoing training and support in many areas critical to the success of the franchisee’s business, including management and oversight, maintenance, customer-service techniques, product ordering, suggested pricing guidelines and administrative procedures.

Marketing Support:

We’ll help you leverage our recognizable brand. We will coordinate development of advertising materials and proven strategies, consumer marketing plans, and materials. All marketing materials and collateral may be uploaded on to an intranet that would provide the franchisees the ability to download documents whenever needed.

Ongoing Business Development Support: We will provide our continued research methods and techniques to enhance unit-level profitability.


Franchise Fee: $30,000 to $50,000 (Depending on your choice of investment tier)

Est. Min. Initial Investment: $225,000 (with franchise fee)

Royalty Fee: 9% of Gross Sales

To get started, please fill out the franchise form.


Contact Phone: 978-886-7908
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Title: Franchise Sales

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