Monthly Archives: July 2011

Do You Have Career Clothing in Your Closet?

CAREER CLOSET Has your office switched from casual Fridays to casual everyday? Here’s your chance to clear out your closet and donate business attire in good condition to women who can use it. Career Closet provides interview appropriate clothing to … Continue reading

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Put a Cork in It!

Put a wine cork in an area drop box for recycling, that is. At Cork ReHarvest, they are dedicated to the protection and sustainability of the Mediterranean cork forests and families that have worked the cork forests for generations. Founded … 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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Cars for PETA

Your donations of cars, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, jet skis, boats and airplanes can help protect animals through People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, commonly known as PETA. They accept any type vehicle in any condition from donors in all … Continue reading

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Tired of Your Boat?

Follow these 10 tips from TODAY Money: How to Donate a Car or Boat to Charity          Be sure your well-meaning act really helps charity and your tax bill. When donating a large asset like a boat, you want to get … Continue reading

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Did You Know Cooking Oil is Recyclable?

Because of the recent influx of bio-diesel as an alternative to gasoline, used cooking oil is in demand. Many jurisdictions have drop-offs, but you need to prepare the oil properly before recycling. First, cool off the oil in the pan … Continue reading

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Increase technology with donated computer parts

THE ON IT FOUNDATION  The “Opportunities Necessary to Increase Technology” Foundation’s mission is dedicated to providing free computers along with computer training and Internet access to low-income families with students in grades K-12 who receive a free or reduced school … Continue reading

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Ship envelopes back to Tyvek

DID YOU KNOW? Tyvek-brand envelopes, such as those used by Fed-Ex and for U.S. Postal Service Priority Mail, can be shipped back to Tyvek for recycling, since many recycling programs will not accept them. If you have fewer than 25, … Continue reading

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Easy to read, respond, recycle your mail

U.S. POSTAL SERVICE The U.S. Postal Service wants to make it easy to recycle mail, even in rural areas where there are limited recycling facilities and no curbside pick up.  Look for boxes like these in your local post office; … Continue reading

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Wet suits should be donated to a Warm Current

A WARM CURRENT  A Warm Current is a good cause for your old wet suits, rather than letting them sit in a closet for years after you’ve retired your surf trunks.  A Warm Current uses donated suits to help fisherman … Continue reading

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