How To Get Rid Of Things During A Move

Posted by Kevin Kling on Thursday, April 12th, 2012 at 9:32am.

Drive through any neighborhood in Port Orange, New Smyrna Beach, or Daytona Beach, and you will find a lot of people throwing away a lot of furniture and stuff. Drive through on garbage day in a neighborhood like Waters Edge or Sanctuary, and you may just find enough at the curb to furnish a small apartment! Seriously though, when all that stuff gets put out at the curb it usually goes to the local landfill. In this economy, a local family may need what you are throwing away. Consider other options before the Volusia County landfill.

EVery little bit of trash matters. Here are a few options to relieve the local landfill of items that may have use in a second home.

  • Pack it up and drop it off at an area thrift store. They are always happy to take donations.
  • Take a picture of it and run an ad on Craigslist giving it away.
  • Set it in your driveway with a “free” sign on it.
  • Call Amvets, a charity, who will come pick the stuff up from your house.
  • Save it up and have a garage sale, or set up a table in a friend or family garage sale.

Remember, A local family or resident may need items from your home that you are considering throwing in the garbage.

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