Reduce, Reuse and Recycle Links

 

At Keys to Living Light, we want to keep as much of the “stuff” we declutter as possible out of landfills. Here are resources to determine the best “new home” for our things.

Information about Recyling
https://www.hennepin.us/choose-to-reuse  (guidelines for buying used, donating, recycling)
https://strapsco.com/guide-to-sustainable-wearables/ (a guide to recycle, donate or sell wearable tracking devices)
(general information)
https://word.tips/environmental-education (kids environmental education resource)
https://www.cocokind.com/pages/moms-sustainable-skincare (information on skin care containers)
(guide for simple househole changes)
(general information on recycling)
(general information)
https://www.terracycle.com/en-US/  (recycling information)
(information on plastic bags-wraps)
(information on textile recycling)
 
Recycle and Donation Opportunities
 
 
 
 
(North Face-bring in clothes or foorwear in exchange for a voucher)
(Madewell-bring in jeans for a discount voucher)

https://www2.hm.com/en_us/women/campaigns/16r-garment-collecting.html (H and M-bring in clothes or other textiles for a voucher)

https://www.lushusa.com/story?cid=article_reduce-reuse-recycle

(Lush-return 5 pots for a free face mask)

https://bluejeansgogreen.org/recycle-denim/ (American Eagle-bring in your jeans for a voucher)

https://www.maccosmetics.com/giving_back/printable_form.tmpl (MAC makeup-return 6 containers for a voucher)

https://www.kiehls.com/recycle-and-be-rewarded  (Kiehl’s-bring in empty containers for a voucher)

https://la.racked.com/2015/7/22/9014877/levis-recycling-program  (Levi’s-bring in your denim for voucher)

hhttps://www.bridging.org/(furniture and household goods)
https://www.pleuralmesothelioma.com/cancer/ (additional asbestos information)
www.loveinc.org Love Inc (various locations)
www.vva.org (disabled Vietnam Veterans)
www.lupuspickup.org (Lupus Foundation)
www.satruck.org  (Salvation Army)
www.artbuddies.org (art supplies)
www.habitat.org (Habitat for Humanity)
www.bridging.org (furniture and household goods)
https://leonardosbasement.org/ (see website for list of donations accepted)
www.weareeverrecycling.com (United Cerebral Palsy)
https://www.cardonations4cancer.org/ (donate working and non-working vehicles)
https://www.veterancardonations.org/locations/minnesota/ (accepts working and non working vehicles)
https://treasurechestthrift.blogspot.com/ (thrift store , St. Cloud area)
https://wacosa.org/ (thrift store,  St.Cloud area)
https://thejoyofsox.org/ (donate socks for the homeless)
https://www.usatla.org/  (toy libraries)
http://www.rakthrift.com/home.html (see donation page for list of needs)
https://lovepackages.org/ (Bibles, Christian books, Sunday School materials)
https://prisonbookprogram.org/donate-books/ (books for prisons, guidelines on site)
http://www.donationtown.org/ (donate almost anything)
https://www.bbbs.org/donate/ (Big Brothers Big Sisters-will take car donations)
https://pickupplease.org/donation-program/ (Vietnam Veterans of America-accepts clothing and many other items)
https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/subaru-announces-new-initiative-to-recycle-ppe-waste-in-partnership-with-terracycle-301116037.html (recycle disposable masks and gloves, coffee and creamer capsules, candy wrappers, disposable cups, lids, straws)
https://www.staples.com/sbd/cre/noheader/sustainability-center (electronices, rechareable batteries, ink cartridges)
 
https://www.soma.com/store/page/soma+bra+donation/56709275/ (donate bras for recycling, get rewards)
 
(helps connect individuals with donation resources)
wandsforwildlife.org (mascara wands)
(tire recycling)
(recycle cell phones)
(recycle cell phones)
(recycle cell phone cases)
(recycle cell phone cases)
(electronices)
(linen recycling)
 
Resale Opportunities
www.Gazelle.com (sell cell phones)
www.newuses.com (general home decor and furniture)
https://www.wabisabishop.com/ (furniture and home decor)
www.turnstyleconsign.com (men and women’s clothes, home decor)
https://poshmark.com/sell (men, women, kids and home)
https://www.therealreal.com/ (luxury consignment, men, women, kids, home)
https://kidizen.com/  (higher end kids clothing)
https://www.decluttr.com/  (sell tech devices, legos)
https://www.tradesy.com/sell-landing/ (sell clothing, shoes, accessories)
https://www.mercari.com/ (can sell most items)
https://www.vinted.com/ (clothing, shoes, accesories)
https://menswear-market.com/ (men’s high end clothing, shoes, accessories)
https://www.facebook.com/marketplace/ (anything, must be on facebook)
https://www.fashionavenueresale.com/ (high end women’s clothing and accessories)
https://stockx.com/ (sneakers, handbags, electronics and collectables)