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created by Glassman 2009-07-17 02:48:55 pm

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Ladies, send your career-worthy ensembles to Dress For Success.

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-19 10:47:29 am    


Excess Access links donations of business and household items / materials with the wish-lists of nearby nonprofits that can provide pick-ups or accept drop-offs.

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-19 10:48:51 am    

Recycle your printer cartridge for cash! Go to (free S & H)

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-07 11:13:13 pm    

Reuse all of those plastic shopping bags. They work great for trash bags in smaller trash bins. You can also use them to clean up after your pet, rather than buy more plastic bags you're just going to throw away.

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submitted by bdudley6 2009-09-11 11:21:21 pm    

Recycle your printer cartidges at Office Depot. They pay $3 per cartridge. You get it "trade" so it's fast - with no shipping required.

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submitted by JeanetteCates 2009-09-08 11:47:44 pm    

Find recycling centers near you:

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-19 10:50:26 am    


Have designated bins and boxes around the home into which to sort different types of items which are recyclable. For instance: one for papers, one for plastics, one for cans, one for glass.

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submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-19 12:40:39 pm    

We all have things lying around the house that we don't need. Don't throw them away or store them, recycle them back into the community by donating these items to the Salvation Army or other charitable organizations. It's a win win all the way around.

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submitted by Glassman 2009-07-17 02:54:08 pm    

If you're a coffe drinker, reuse coffee grinds by keeping mixing them in with your garden or plant soil.

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submitted by Mel 2009-07-19 12:30:29 pm    

Sell your old cell phone and keep it out of the landfill. For every phone they buy, they plant a tree!

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-19 10:36:55 am    

Recycle your Compacts Discs. When recycled properly, will stop unnecessary pollution, conserve natural resources, and help slow global warming.

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-19 10:33:41 am    


Recycle electronics: Your personal information will be permanently deleted and your electronic products will be handled in the most ecologically friendly manner.

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submitted by apierce 2009-09-19 10:39:31 am    

Items, such as computers, which no longer seem fast enough to use can still be of value in other countries, and there are schemes to collect and recycle them.

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submitted by Impact Productions 2009-07-17 04:51:44 pm    

Old T-shirts make really good dusters, so no need to buy shop-bought dusters

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submitted by Rose 2013-11-16 06:57:51 pm    

Reuse plastic jars from items like mixed nuts or peanut butter for food storage such as rice, beans, sugars, flours, and anything else you can think of.

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submitted by duderinow 2009-07-19 02:30:23 pm    

Feeding leftover food scraps to chickens or pigs is a great way of recycling some of your food scraps. If you don’t have pigs or chickens perhaps you know someone who does. But don’t feed meat scraps to animals as this can lead to disease.

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submitted by JudyE 2011-06-21 03:29:23 am    

The cost of packaging is passed on to the consumer. Buy products with less packaging. This may mean bulk buying then packaging up smaller amounts and sealing in those plastic containers you've washed and kept for just such a purpose.

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submitted by JudyE 2011-06-21 03:30:41 am    

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