Category Archives: Household items

Give Others Access to Your Excess

EXCESS ACCESS Excess Access matches business and household item donations with the wish lists of nonprofits that can provide pick-ups or will accept drop offs. They do all the matching, in-house, 24/7 to make sure useful items stay out of … Continue reading

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Donate Appliances and Other Home Goods

SALVATION ARMY FAMILY STORES The Salvation Army provides quality clothing, furniture, appliances and other goods to the community at bargain prices. With thrift stores located throughout North America, you can schedule a free pickup of your donations of appliances, clothing, … Continue reading

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Donate Common Household Items to Charity

DID YOU KNOW? According to the IRS, for donations made after August 17, 2006, clothing and household goods given to charity must be in “good condition or better” in order to take a valid tax deduction. Note: the IRS does not define … Continue reading

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No more wire hangers (in the trash)

Did You Know? Wire hangers may not appeal to Joan Crawford, but they have their purpose. We haven’t found a good online source for recycling hangers, but we have some ideas for keeping hangers out of the landfill: 1. Most … Continue reading

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What can be recycled?

What should I put in my recycle bin? Every community is different, but generally speaking all common household food and drink containers can be put in your recycle bin…leaving the “real trash” at a bare minimum.  If you aren’t generating … Continue reading

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Broken Umbrellas don’t have to go to the landfill

RECYCLING ZYCHAL Recycling Zychal collects broken umbrellas and “upcycles” them into several different, creative products. They also currently donate $1.00 to the Morris Animal Refuge for each broken umbrella that is donated.  

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Donated books help homeless New Yorkers

HOUSING WORKS Housing Works allows you to donate your gently used books to this thrift store in NY City; proceeds from the sale of your books, book cases, desks or clean, upholstered pieces go to help 2500+ homeless New Yorkers … Continue reading

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Donate extra supplies to help America’s teachers

I LOVE SCHOOLS I Love Schools is the first and only national non-profit matching America’s teachers with donors of new, used and in-kind goods and services. Donors pick the teacher they want to help and tell them how much of … Continue reading

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Household items are easy to donate at Goodwill

GOODWILL INDUSTRIES Goodwill helps people earn a living, improve their lives, and strengthen their families and communities. With stores all over the U.S., it is easy to donate your household items at their drive up locations or drop boxes. http://www.goodwill.orgContinue reading

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