Category Archives: Sports equipment

Outdoor Gear Needed for At-Risk Children

BLUE LOTUS FARM AND RETREAT CENTER A Wisconsin-based nonprofit organization, Blue Lotus Farm is providing a safe and healing place for at-risk special needs children and adults. They accept donations of wheelbarrows, fishing poles, life jackets, water floatation supplies and … Continue reading

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Sports Gear Upcycled into Chairs

SKI CHAIR Ski Chair is based out of Massachusetts; they make benches, chairs and ottomans out of skis, snowboards, hockey sticks, baseball bats and golf clubs. They also sell do-it-yourself plans to create these items out of your own materials, … Continue reading

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Recycle Skis into Furniture

GREEN MOUNTAIN SKI FURNITURE At Green Mountain Ski Furniture, they recycle old skis and snowboards into ski furniture and usable ski art. Donations are welcome, old skis or boards in any condition are accepted and preserved. Green Mountain specializes in … Continue reading

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Sell Your Bike If You Don’t Ride It

SELL A BIKE Do you have bikes in the garage that no one rides? Or maybe you’re looking to buy a bike? You can buy or sell used bicycles, motorcycles, and ATVs using a free classified ad at Sell A … Continue reading

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Donate a Bicycle to Youth Programs

Bicycle programs are prevalent throughout the US and Canada and due to the size and complexity of shipping a bike, donations are best made at the local level. Here are two links that list over 25 bicycle programs for you to contact … Continue reading

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Find Buyers for Sports Collectibles

SPORTS BUY Merchandise that would be considered a collector’s item, such as baseball cards (and all sports cards), vintage balls, autographed items, can be found at Sports Buy, where they can provide an online auction for these types of sports … Continue reading

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Golf Ball Recycling

DIXON GOLF DID YOU KNOW? You can recycle any brand golf ball at a participating Dixon Golf retailer (check the store locator on their website) and can earn a credit of up to $6.00 per dozen to use toward the purchase of Dixon … Continue reading

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Cash is king for common collections

At Think Outside The Bin, we love to promote Social Recycling to “Help Your Neighbor…Help Your Earth”. Many household cast-aways are great candidates for Social Recycling, as the most responsible way to pass on those items.  But we also understand … Continue reading

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Do You Have an Unused Swing Set in the Backyard?

DID YOU KNOW? If your kids have outgrown the backyard swingset and it is still in good condition, it can be donated or sold. However, if your swing set is rusty and it’s time has come, it can still avoid … Continue reading

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Recycle Your Old Trampoline

DID YOU KNOW? The bounce mats used for most trampolines are made from woven polypropylene and is recyclable – it’s a #5 plastic – so is, in theory, recyclable wherever #5 plastic is collected. The trampoline frame and springs can be … Continue reading

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