A list of where to recycle and donate after your decluttering.
So, you caught the decluttering bug and have been incredibly productive and ruthless in unearthing the unnecessary, redundant and unwanted ‘stuff' that has been hiding in your home for years and now you would like to find a new home for it. OR…you know you need to get busy ridding your home of clutter but are just putting your plan in place.
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In her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo stresses that the purpose of an object is to bring joy. If an item no longer brings you joy or has a purpose in your life, you are doing that object and the person who does need or get joy from the object, a great service by bringing them together. I find it's always easier to remove stuff from my home when I know it's going to someone who will put it to good use.
So, not only would you like your discards to land somewhere where they might be useful, but we surely don't need to add more to our landfills. What do you do with all your discards and where to recycle? I'm here with some answers.
There are many agencies which will take your gently used items and make them available to those who need it. If you're documenting your charitable contributions for tax purposes, here's a site which gives suggested values of commonly donated items.
Now that you know where to recycle and donate…keep uncluttering!
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