Monthly Archives: May 2011

Musical Instrument Consignment

MUSIC FOLK At Music Folk in St. Louis, Mo., they accept musical instruments for sale on consignment. Music Folk will advise you on whether they can sell your instrument and consult with you on setting a fair price, then they … Continue reading

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Beauty found in common recycled glass

Recycle all your glass household items, dishes, vases, glasses, and ceramics…knowing that they may go on to serve a beautiful re-purpose, such as this post-consumer, recycled glass tile. Look at other recycled glass products at the Natural Spaces website for … Continue reading

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Pet food and supplies should not go to waste

PIKE’S PEAK PET PANTRY  Pike’s Peak Pet Pantry provides temporary assistance (they ‘lend a helping paw’) to El Paso, Texas County and surrounding areas for pet food and supplies, for pet owners facing hardship. Pike’s Peak accepts donations of unopened … Continue reading

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Share an old bike with Yellow Bike Program

YELLOW BIKE PROGRAM  All donations of bikes, even in need of repair, can be sent to your local Yellow Bike Program, where they repair and restore bikes for use to be shared by the community. Free community bikes promote more … Continue reading

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What can be recycled into compost?

GREEN WASTE  The Green Waste website lists everything you need to start composting today, right in your city backyard or apartment—regardless of how little space you have. Improve your garden, window boxes and plant beds by recycling all your household … Continue reading

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Hard hats serve many purposes

Think Outside the Bin when deciding what to do with hard hats! If you have older, out of date hard hats that cannot be used on construction sites, they cannot go to the recycle bin, but can be reused somewhere. … Continue reading

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Recycle When You Upgrade Your Non-stick Cookware

CALPHALON  Is it time to upgrade the old non-stick pots and pans you bought years ago?  Chances are they are flaking off and “seasoning” your food with not-so-tasty toxins!  If you purchase new Unison™ cookware from Calphalon, they will pay to ship your old … Continue reading

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Is There Lead in Your Lunch Box?

DID YOU KNOW? Some soft-sided lunch boxes have vinyl insides which are made from PVC plastic and can be harmful to the hands and food that touch them. One of the most common places parents find child-accessible lead is in … Continue reading

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Re-use, Recycle and Repurpose Old Ladders

RECYCLED JUNK When cleaning out your garage this weekend, if you come across old ladders that are unsafe to use, check out the Recycled Junk website for several good ideas to keep broken ladders out of the landfill. http://recycledjunk.com/recycle-that-ladder/ DID YOU … Continue reading

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Donate Baby Gear to Help New Moms

GREEN TO GROW BOTTLES TO BABIES INITIATIVE Green to Grow’s Bottles to Babies Initiative connects families who no longer need their baby gear like diaper bags, baby carriers, playpens, strollers, and swings with organizations that have mothers who need these … Continue reading

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