Sunday, February 24, 2008

Resources for Decluttering

I'm always updating this page, so let me know if you think of something that should be on here. And check back again if it's not there now. Also, let me know if you see an error. Some of these links are local to the DC metro area (signified by "(DC)"). But even if the resource isn't close enough to you to use, maybe it'll give you an idea for someplace in your area.


GENERAL DONATIONS/SALES/GIVEAWAYS:
Craigslist
ebay
Freecycle

THRIFT SHOPS:
Value Village (DC)
NAMI (doesn't accept toys)
Salvation Army
Goodwill

WHO TO CALL TO PICK UP YOUR STUFF:
Amvets
National Children's Center
Purple Heart
Vietnam Veteran's of America (Schedule a pickup)

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SPECIFIC ITEMS:

BOOKS:
half.com
PaperBack Swap
BookMooch
BookScouter
Friends of the Library (DC)

BUILDING SUPPLIES:
Habitat for Humanity donation centers

CARS:
Automotive Trades Foundation (DC)

CELL PHONES:
Cartridge Fundraising
Cash for Critters
Cell Phones for Soldiers
ecyclecenter.com
iRecyclePhones.com
ReCellular
Shelter Alliance
Secure the Call Foundation
RIP Mobile

CRAYONS:
The Crayon Can
Crayon Recycling Program
SCARCE Super Crayons

DIAPERS:
foodbanks/food pantries
Crossways Community Center (DC)
Value Village (DC)

INK CARTRIDGES:
Brother Collection Program
Cartridge Fundraising
HP Cartridge Return Program
Laser Save

MEDICAL SHARPS:
Sharps Compliance Incorporated

SHOES:
Nike's Reuse a Shoe
Soles4Souls

STUFFED ANIMALS:
Interfaith Clothing Center (DC)
S.A.F.E. (Stuffed Animals For Emergencies)

TONER CARTRIDGES:
Brother Collection Program
Laser Save

VIDEOTAPES:
Donate them to your local library

WEDDING DRESSES:
Brides Against Breast Cancer
The Brides' Project

1 comment:

The Goldstons said...

Last time we had stuffed animals we gave them to S.A.F.E. (through Moms Club, so N should have the contact info) They have rescue/emergency personnel give them out to kids in times of crisis.