Photo gallery: Extreme cleanups with Twin Ports Trailer Trash

“We do what we can to keep as much out of the landfill as possible. If there’s a couch that doesn’t need to go to the landfill, we find a new home for it,” Bernard McCarthy says. He is the owner of Twin Ports Trailer Trash, a Northland junk removal company with a focus on reuse.

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Bernard McCarthy, owner of Twin Ports Trailer Trash, hands games to Sue Bremer for her to decide if she wants to keep or donate them on Aug. 1. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
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Hub caps are neatly stacked where Twin Ports Trailer Trash is cleaning out a property in rural Duluth recently. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
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Jon Cieluch of Duluth with Twin Ports Trailer Trash hauls a sawhorse while cleaning out a property in rural Duluth recently. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
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A donate pile is created as Bernard McCarthy and his employees help Sue Bremer organize clutter in her basement on Aug. 1. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
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Twin Ports Trailer Trash owner Bernard McCarthy (left) and Malcolm Johnson (right) help Sue Bremer organize clutter from her basement on Aug. 1. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
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Willem Bidmead of Duluth with Twin Ports Trailer Trash hauls a couch while cleaning out a property in rural Duluth recently. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
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Gordon Eggen (left) and Melvin Flowers of Duluth with Twin Ports Trailer Trash move a bedspring while cleaning out a property in rural Duluth recently. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
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Gordon Eggen (left) and Melvin Flowers of Duluth with Twin Ports Trailer Trash move a bedspring while cleaning out a property in rural Duluth recently. (Clint Austin / caustin@duluthnews.com)
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Bernard McCarthy asks Sue Bremer if she would like to keep or donate books found in her basement on Aug 1. Tyler Schank / tschank@duluthnews.com
Photo gallery: Extreme cleanups with Twin Ports Trailer Trash
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