What goes where? Part 4: Difficult Items

Have you ever been turned away by your local donation center because they don’t take everything that you cleared out of your garage, yard, or house? Before you dump it in the landfill, take a look at this list to see who DOES take those difficult (to donate) items.

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What goes where? Part 3: Specialty Items

As part of our ongoing effort to find a place for everything, we offer here additional resources to donate less common household items such as food, construction materials, and pet medication (just to name a few).  If you find yourself with an abundance of one particular kind of item, you may want to consider donating to…

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What goes where? Part 2: Hauling

Dropping off items at Goodwill is fine if you are only donating a few things, but what about situations where you have a large volume of items to remove, including donations, recycling, and trash? I mentioned in the last article that some charities are willing to pick up from your house. This service is great, but keep…

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What goes where? Part 1: Drop-off Donations

When it comes to letting go of unwanted items, sometimes the hardest part is determining where they should go. After many years of helping people clear out, Space Matters has compiled a list of resources in the RVA to take unwanted items and divided into a series of 7 posts.

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Get Organized, for Charity Sake

This holiday season, how would you like to do good deeds while reducing the burden of clutter in your home and without spending a dime? Not everyone has bottomless pockets or hours of free time to volunteer, but there is one thing I know each of you have in common with your home right now…

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