It’s going to be chilly this Thanksgiving weekend making it an ideal time to clean and purge your closets and clutter. But where are the best places to donate or recycle your discards, even the weird stuff like those golf clubs, art supplies or gardening tools?
Help is on the way! Check out the How to Recycle or Donate ANYTHING in Baltimore Guide. Also find tips on effectively and safely using the free web site craiglist.org to give away literally anything. That used soaker hose and oddball table really are someone else’s treasure.
Donating to charities and groups that will put your discards to good use may be just the motivation you need to tackle that clutter! Plus, taking the time to recycle, rather trash an item, checks a few boxes off the recycling mantra: reduce, reuse, recycle. Recycling really can make you happier.
Listed are places to donate or recycle the following items. Leave a comment if we missed anything.
Appliances, art supplies, all batteries, bikes, books, building supplies, cell phones, clothing, CFLs, dry cleaning bags, DVDs & CDs, electronics, eye glasses, gardening stuff, golf clubs, grocery bags, household goods, iPods, pharmaceutical medicines, plastics-big, school binders, single-stream recycling, shoes, stuffed animals, styrofoam to-go containers, teen duffel bags, teen back packs, toys, VHS tapes, video game stuff and weird stuff. To access web site links for each charity or group, click here.
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