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It's time to declutter your home and there's a lot of stuff you’d like to get rid of. Before throwing things away, think about donating items that are in decent shape to community organizations that lend a helping hand to people in need.
Before you bring your items to a charitable donation site, make sure you’ve carefully inspected what you want to donate by following these advices:
Community organizations will sometimes only accept certain types of items, so you want to check on that before making your donation. The key is to check with the charity beforehand to make sure you donate the right things to the right group.
Here are some of the sorts of organizations that accept material goods:
Some organizations even offer a pick-up service for bulkier donations.
Here are some tips for finding out where your donations will be most appreciated or useful:
Not all articles are accepted by community groups. Consult your local ecocentre for a complete list of items that you can recycle in an ecological and responsible manner.