Decluttering? 6 ways to keep that junk out of landfills

Rather than toss it all in the trash (and contribute to water and climate pollution), try these great ways to get rid of the things you don’t need.

Yard sale!

One person’s trash is someone else’s treasure. You can go old-school and  set out your wares on your stoop or driveway or look to resources  online.

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All those rubber bands you liberated from the junk drawer? Egg sellers  at the farmers market, your local librarian or the office at your kids’  school will thank you for them.

Pay it forward

Give it away

There is almost no end to the stuff people will be happy to take off your hands.

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Paint, pesticides, motor oil, cleaning products — many household items are toxic, corrosive or flammable.

Take care with hazardous household waste


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