Recycle through Freecycle
Heaven and my friends know I don’t have a lot of good things to say about Yahoo! Neither does the Wall Street Journal or Alley Insider, but there is a reason to join Yahoo groups (despite the recent meltdown in Yahoo email).
Freecycle. What is Freecycle? It’s a group of people who, instead of filling up landfills, give away stuff as a form of grassroots recycling. You think it’s just junk? In the past I’ve received: kites, meat slicer, bread machine, books to donate to the Pasadena Central Library and old towels to donate to the Pasadena Humane Society. I’ve given away: paint, my old CRT monitor, pots and pans and a bed frame.
Pasadena is lucky to have more than one Freecycle group in its area: