Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sports Memorabilia can be auctioned or consigned online

MEMORY LANE  Memory Lane provides online auctions and consignment for all sports’ memorabilia and cards. Once you register, you can consign or sell your collectibles at Memory Lane, and they are looking to buy sizable collections…in which case they may … Continue reading

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Your donated equipment could help Muscular Dystrophy research

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY ASSOCIATION  MDA accepts donations of office supplies and furniture, craft supplies, computer equipment, office equipment and medical supplies and equipment.  Your donations go to a better use, helping MDA direct its other resources to children and adults with … Continue reading

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Free and easy cash for used sports equipment

USED SPORTS  If you are looking for some cash for your used sports equipment, Used Sports will post your pictures and price and buyers can make an offer, which you are free to negotiate.  Your ad is exposed to “thousands … Continue reading

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Think Outside the Bin has it’s radio debut

Social Recycling is featured on The Satisfied Life Network. The Satisfied Life Network, on 107.9 The Link Radio Show featured “Think Outside The Bin” and interviewed Tracy Himes as the co-author.  Go to the audio clip and you’re bound to get … Continue reading

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Samaritan’s purse helps devastated areas with donated household items

SAMARITAN’S PURSE  Samaritan’s Purse provides a great opportunity for donating all those extra supplies, pens, pencils, note pads, etc. in the Pack-A-Shoe-Box program. In addition, they accept many common household items, including toiletries, toys, t-shirts, ball caps, and jewelry.  Samaritan’s Purse … Continue reading

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Extend the Life of Old Tennis Balls

REBOUNCES Rebounces uses revolutionary technology to restore the bounce to your old tennis balls. They can repressurize them on site to extend the life of the ball and save you money. They will even send you a pre-paid shipping label … Continue reading

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Donating bikes for sharing in your community

INTERNATIONAL BICYCLE FUND  Several states and countries have adopted the Community Bike Program and accept your donated bikes through the International Bicycle Fund; to encourage more biking in the community, the program provides bikes on a sharing basis, like these … Continue reading

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Broken Glass can be reused, upcycled into art

What do you do with broken glass items? Broken glass and drinking glasses cannot be recycled in most areas in the traditional sense. But they can be put to good use, if you check your local phone listings for stained glass … Continue reading

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Crafty idea for saving plastic lids from the landfill

Tap into the creative mind of a Kindergarten teacher and her kids, and you can make almost anything with your plastic lids.  Most recycling programs don’t want your lids, they are often made with different plastics than what is accepted, … Continue reading

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The sights and smells of a landfill

According to, the Southern U.S. have the most landfills – 726 – compared to only 134 in the Northeast U.S. Welcome to the south, ya’ll! Here’s one of my local Carolina landfills, complete with vultures…and, unfortunately, many of our … Continue reading

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