Monthly Archives: September 2011

Find Used Cardboard Boxes

USED CARDBOARD BOXES When planning your next home or office relocation, save time, money and trees with help from Used Cardboard Boxes. Their reclaimed used and new cardboard boxes are shipped to your door via UPS and prices are lower … Continue reading

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Donating Goods for the Birds

AMERICAN BIRDING ASSOCIATION The American Birding Association collects new and used birding equipment through their conservation program, Birder’s Exchange. All equipment is distributed free of charge  to those working to conserve birds and their habitats in the Neotropics. They distribute … Continue reading

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Free Stuff on the Web

Whether you are looking to get rid of your clutter, or if you need something but can’t afford to buy new, these are some great sites for general, and usually FREE stuff! STUFF YA DON’T WANT Great resource for all … Continue reading

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The Latest Recycling Laws

RAYMOND COMMUNICATIONS Raymond Communications is an organization that tracks global and state-wide legislation on recycling. It has newsletters of state recycling laws, electronic recycling and international recycling laws. http://raymond.com

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How Much Is Your Donation Worth?

Throughout the year, as you clean out your closets, remember to make an itemized listing of the donations you give to charity. You’ll need this information along with the value of your items for the IRS at tax time to claim … Continue reading

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Is Your Favorite Charity Top Rated?

Make informed decisions about your charitable giving by checking out how efficiently your favorite charity uses the money and goods you donate. CHARITY CHOICES A national listing of charities, both alphabetically and by category. http://charitychoices.com/categories/national.asp CHARITY NAVIGATOR Find a charity … Continue reading

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Storing Old Cell Phones Could Be Hazardous

RECYCLE FREE Do you have a box or drawer full of old cell phones? According to the Recycle Free website, Only about 5% of retired mobile phones are currently being recycled. Most are being stored. When deciding what to do … Continue reading

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Making Memories with Wedding Attire

MAKING MEMORIES BREAST CANCER FOUNDATION The Making Memories Breast Cancer Foundation sells used wedding dresses around the country at their “Brides Against Breast Cancer, Nationwide Tour of Gowns” sales to fulfill the wishes of breast cancer patients. They accept contemporary … Continue reading

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Dry Cell Battery Recycling

BATTERIES PLUS The local Batteries Plus store here recycles dry cell batteries for $1 per pound. Collect all your single use batteries and find a location near you and drop them off for recycling. http://batteriesplus.com ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH AND SAFETY ONLINE … Continue reading

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Artfully Recycled Sweaters

BABEE GREENS Babee Greens in Asheville NC turns fine sweaters into adorable baby diaper covers. Their “Longies and Covers” are made from recycling 100% cashmere or 100% merino wool sweaters. Each pair is one of a kind, like the sweater … Continue reading

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