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How do you decide when something should be thrown away vs. donated?

I have some old, seemingly useless clothing. How do I decide what is worth donating and what should just be thrown away? [more inside]
posted by insectosaurus on May 8, 2013 - 32 answers

 

Trying to donate a TV, or give it away for free. Failing. Help?

I have a Toshiba 35" TV from the mid-90s that still works perfectly. I still have the manual it came with, and the original remote. The TV stands on a custom TV stand that was built by the manufacturer specifically for it. Unfortunately, I don't want it anymore, the TV weighs 165 lbs., and I cannot carry it myself. Options I've exhausted include: [more inside]
posted by tzikeh on Jan 20, 2013 - 28 answers

Goodbye, Goodwill funk!

How can I get the Goodwill smell out of dry-clean only clothes? Added complication: I live in a college dorm. [more inside]
posted by topoisomerase on Nov 3, 2012 - 15 answers

Who made these cool wood toys?

I found some lovely wooden toys at Goodwill last week. Please help me identify them. [more inside]
posted by bq on May 13, 2011 - 17 answers

Or would I just be wasting my time?

Is this a good plan for selling on Craigslist? [more inside]
posted by Ryogen on Jan 19, 2011 - 6 answers

Looking for good thrift stores in Toronto

Looking for good thrift (e.g. Goodwill, Salvation Army, etc) stores in Toronto. [more inside]
posted by jb on Oct 19, 2010 - 2 answers

Sleuthing Users' Contact Info on Goodwill Auctions

A few days ago I received an email from a guy I didn't know tipping me off that one of my mother's drawings was being auctioned on Goodwill. To make a long story short, I lost it. Now I'm wondering if there's any way of sleuthing the winner's contact information so I can make an offer to buy it from him/her directly. Any thoughts?
posted by dziga on Apr 5, 2010 - 8 answers

Anyone had regrets about a massive decluttering of their lives?

Anyone had regrets about a massive decluttering of their lives? [more inside]
posted by studentbaker on May 28, 2008 - 70 answers

SpringCleanFilter: Help me get rid of old clothes when Goodwill won't take 'em

I have loads of old clothes I want to discard responsibly, but my local charities are quite picky about what they will accept. I'd rather not add to the landfill. Hope me! [more inside]
posted by potsmokinghippieoverlord on Mar 27, 2008 - 26 answers

In Search of the Lost Sword

I know this is a long shot, but... does anyone out there know the whereabouts of my grandfather's (Marine) sword? It was given to Goodwill in California around 1963 or so. [more inside]
posted by Soliloquy on Jul 23, 2007 - 5 answers

Good Fences Make Good Neighbors?

I would like to fence in my back yard, but my neighbors would prefer that I didn't. (more inside) [more inside]
posted by boomchicka on Jun 14, 2004 - 35 answers

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