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Waste removal company that employs veterans to open first Tampa Bay site

TAMPA - If you see a vehicle decked out in camouflage in your neighborhood, don’t be alarmed — it’s probably not a military patrol. Waste removal company JDog Junk Removal is now operating in the Tampa Bay area.

The seven-year-old, Pennsylvania-based company — which is veteran-operated and seeks to employ veterans and their family members — is holding a ribbon cutting ceremony on Thursday, Flag Day, for its first bay area location at 5555 West Linebaugh Ave, Unit N in Tampa.

Danielle Woodruff, executive vice president for the local franchise, said her company chose Tampa for two reasons: the military presence at MacDill Air Force Base and a market for more junk removal and hauling services. The Tampa office is one of eleven Florida locations to open since JDog entered the state in January.

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Woodruff said the company hopes to open a location in Sarasota in 2019 and another one in Naples in 2020.

The company’s services include residential and commercial junk removal, recycling, hauling and donation transport for any materials except for hazardous waste. For more information, visit http://jdogjunkremoval.com/.

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