Category: Re-Homing Your Purged Items

These posts give you information about where you can re-home purged items you no longer need or want.

 

This question is so simple – but it really says it all when it comes to cutting down on the clutter in your home (or office, for that matter).  So often, we keep items for reasons other than practicality.  Maybe it was a gift, or a hand-me-down from someone special to you, maybe it’s useful life isn’t over yet – even though you no longer use it.  Maybe there was a time in your life that you went without, and now you relish in having excess.

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You know how the rest goes, …..and everything in it’s place.  The first printed citation of this epigram is said to have been in December of 1827, by Charles A. Goodrich, who said, “Have a place for every thing, and keep every thing in its proper place”.

 

Fast forward 189 years…..having a place for everything and keeping everything in it’s proper place is essentially a 12 word definition for being organized. Easy peasy, right? (more…)

As we all get ready for an influx of new technology items this holiday season, I thought it timely to let you know about two large U.S. retailers who will recycle your outdated, non-working or no longer needed office and home technology items – in most cases free of charge. (more…)

Did you know that you can donate unwearable, stained, torn or worn fabric items to the Good Will and Salvation Army – as long as they are clean and dry?  Well, you can. These organizations are able to re-sell only about 10-20% of the fabric items that are donated to them.  The remaining 80% are sold to fabric recyclers and re-purposers (not sure this is actually a word, but you get what I mean).  Textile recycling is one of the oldest forms of recycling there is and it keeps massive amounts of fabric items out of landfills. (more…)