Garbage Man Joe

“Teaching kids the value of money, about earning and saving, can be a difficult concept. One Houston mom turned the concept into a career with a literal job for her children. “Like clockwork every Sunday afternoon, the Jarvis children roll their trash cans and their neighbors’ cans to the curb

Well Friends, just when I think the Garbage Man Joe stories are getting old, someone contacts me to learn more. A few months ago I was contacted by a big prime time television show.  They had found the news clips of Garbage Man Joe and were determined to have all

If you have been following BigKidSmallCity from the beginning, you may know about Garbage Man Joe.  When he was 4 years old, Joe asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. The

See the ABC13 Kids Marketplace story HERE.  If you have followed BigKidSmallCity for some time, you know about Garbage Man Joe, our very own Kindergarten Kingpin. Joe still pulls out trash cans each week and we are still passionate about teaching our kids about money, life and entrepreneurship.  My husband and

What’s new with Joe the Garbage Man? Joe the Garbage Man is my oldest son. Two years ago, when he was 4, we started a little trash can service in our neighborhood. For a quarter, Joe would haul out a neighbor’s trash can, and then return it the next day.

In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. He asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. Through the job, Joe has learned many life lessons.  You can

This article was provided by Joseph Eitel of Hometown Dumpster Rental of Houston. Can one person really make a difference?  Yes, I think they can. Waste in America and how you factor in. You’ve probably seen these statistics before, but the numbers are still alarming enough to rattle your teeth. The U.S. generates

BigKidSmallCity had the great honor of being featured on Money Saving Mom last week. Here Crystal provides tips on saving money, setting goals and raising kids. Please head over to Money Saving Mom to check out her post and website! As a teaser, the posts talks about Joe learning the

  In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. For details, go HERE. In short, he asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. He was lucky enough to be

In February 2012, Joe started his own little Garbage Can Curbside Service. He asked our neighbors if he could roll out, and then back in, their garbage cans on trash day. In return, they would pay him 25¢ each week. Through the job, Joe has learned many life lessons.  He has