Join an In-Demand Franchise

with Impressive Growth Potential
and a Track Record of Success

– No Experience Required!

Franchise Opportunity

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 ROI- and impressive brand recognition. Are you interested in owning an in-demand business with exciting growth potential? If so, this is the opportunity for you! 

Franchise Facts


Initial Franchise Fee

Depending on your choice of investment tier, the franchise fee will range from $30,000 to $50,000, and the minimum estimated cost is $225,000 including the franchise fee.


Our Support

We help our franchisees deliver waste management services to a wide range of clients with support from operations to marketing and ongoing research and development.


Our Mission

The goal of Trash Gurl is to be the most complete and efficient franchise model providing its franchisees the opportunity to experience a rewarding, profitable, and efficient business model. When you succeed, we succeed!

Franchising FAQ

Regulations prohibit us from making any earnings claims on our site. For more exact numbers within our franchise disclosure document (FDD), fill out the initial contact form.  

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 looking for highly motivated, service-oriented individuals with strong work ethic, integrity, and a leadership mentality to become our franchise partner.   

Yes! Territories are determined on a case-by-case basis, but we guarantee exclusive territories to all franchisees 

How We Support Our Franchisees

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 will coordinate development of advertising materials and proven strategies, consumer marketing plans, and materials.

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 franchise.

The Franchise Process


Complete our form on our website and we will reach out to provide you with more information.

Kick Off

We will schedule an in-person or remote meeting to review your application and discuss details as we begin our partnership.

Discovery Day

Our franchise development representative will schedule a visit to our corporate location. Here, we will review detailed information on our business model, support, and marketing tools available.

Foundational Knowledge

Our leadership team will train you and your team to prepare you to establish and operate your own Trash Gurl franchise.

Get Started

We are looking forward to getting to know you! Begin your new journey by filling out our contact form below.

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to make a difference

in your future and your community with

Begin by filling out our form below. You will receive a free franchise info kit and we will be in touch shortly!


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