Cathie Perry already had a successful excavation business when she noticed a need in the market for a professional, clean, and reliable dumpster company.
Cathie contacted the Onondaga SBDC in early 2018 and was assisted in developing a business plan and financial projections for her new companion dumpster business. During the planning process she created a new entity, which she named 'Dumpster Diva,' that features her signature purple dumpsters.
Cathie soon secured funding for her equipment and working capital, beginning the business with one truck, one dumpster, and one lift.
In a very short amount of time, 'Dumpster Diva' has grown to a wait list of twelve customers while acquiring more dumpsters to meet the ever growing demand. Cathie is a successful business woman who, through the team of 'Dumpster Diva', is committed to meeting every customer’s disposal needs.
On top of her commitment to her customers, Cathie is committed to giving back to the community. A portion of the proceeds from each dumpster rental is donated to several local charities. Dumpster Diva supports causes including Erin's Angels, Hope for Heather, Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital, and Freedom Guide Dogs.
Please check out their website for all your disposal needs!
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