Do you donate it or dump it?

You determine from time to time to clean out your house. What do you do with your stuff? Donate it or Dump it?

donate itThere are several factors to consider when deciding to simply throw something away or spend a little extra time and donate it to an appropriate charity. Here are five questions to answer in order to make a determination.

  1. Do I love it? This means the item gives you a great deal of pleasure, you associate it with a happy memory or you enjoy having it in your life now. If you love it, and can’t live without it… Keep it! If not…
  2. Have I used this item recently or do I expect to use it again soon in its current condition? Even if you’re not in “love” with something it may be worth keeping because it still serves a purpose and if you go rid of it you’d probably end up buying another one. Save the money, keep it. In not…
  3. Could someone else benefit from this item in its current condition? If you answer yes, Donate it. It’s time for the item to find new life somewhere else.  Consider donating clothes, furniture or household items. Free donation pick up is available in many areas throughout the country. If not…
  4. It’s time to throw it away. Depending on the item remember that some items need to be disposed of as special waste. Tires and paint (Read more about special pickup) 

Hopefully, whatever you decide you’ve gotten great use out of your items. So often I have purchased something, thinking it would be the greatest purchase ever, and never so much as taken it out of the packaging. By the time you realize you’ll never use it, too much time has passed to return it.

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