Monthly Archives: September 2011

Sell or Auction Your Barbies

THE LITTLE DOLL HOUSE Here’s where your old Barbies need to go. The Little Doll House will buy outright or you can get them auctioned.

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Make A Wish Come True

MAKE A WISH Donate gently used toys to a local Make-A-Wish Foundation to brighten the day for a child diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition. You can help create magical experiences for wish kids by donating goods such as frequent … Continue reading

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EPA and manufacturers will take your E-waste

EPA (ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY)  “Plug into eCycling with EPA”!  The Environmental Protection Agency has partnered with electronic manufacturers and retailers to provide opportunities for you to donate or recycle your phones, computers and televisions and avoid putting the toxic technology … Continue reading

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Help women with retired business attire

THE WOMEN’S ALLIANCE  “Someone’s future is hanging in your closet” according to The Women’s Alliance. The Women’s Alliance has member organizations around the country that provide business-attire clothing to low income women. Find a member near you on their website, … Continue reading

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Directory of Homeless Shelters for your Donations

ARTISTS HELPING CHILDREN  At Artists Helping Children, you can find homeless shelters by US State that are always in need of food, blankets, clothing and other common household items.  You can search for the shelters in your area and contact … Continue reading

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Books can bring easy cash

ABE BOOKS  Abe Books and TextbooksRus have new and used books, textbooks, rare and out of print books and pay cash for your books in their buyback program; even if you have just a few, shipping is free.  They offer your … Continue reading

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Old checkbooks should be disposed of carefully

Did You Know?  If you have just a few old checkbooks to get rid of, add them to the recycle bin or compost pile after shredding them.  Items like these, if left to a landfill, could still have confidential information … Continue reading

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Where you can recycle cartons and packaging

CARTON COUNCIL  Classrooms across America are recycling aseptic packages, commonly known as “juice pouches”  but also found in breakfast bars and other snack foods.  The recycling process for these and for many cartons is awkward and expensive, so it is … Continue reading

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Ideas for Broken Crayons

Here are ideas to recycle, donate and upcycle old crayons: CRAYON CAN  The Crayon Can takes old, broken crayons and reforms them into new shapes. If you’re in the area, they will pick up; otherwise, mail to them.  CRAZY … Continue reading

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How to Properly Dispose of License Plates

DID YOU KNOW? In some localities, aluminum license plates can be added to your curbside recycling bin. Before recycling a license plate, cut it in half or remove one of the corners using tin snips or by bending the metal … Continue reading

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