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How to pack for spring break

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Packing strategically for any destination can be quite the challenge; what to bring and what to leave behind can not only be stressful, but also difficult. We’ve come up with some simple tips and tricks to help you strategically pack your suitcase and ensure you are prepared, safe, and comfortable on your next trip. Here…

March-breaking from clutter

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It happens every year: our clocks jump ahead, spring is just around the corner, and the kids are home for a week! Are you stumped on how to keep them occupied? We have the perfect solution – in fact, we have more than one! We know all too well that it’s hard to make housework a…

DIY Family Junk Projects

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Do you and your family love hunting for hidden treasures at garage sales, antique shops and consignment stores? Well, those one-of-a-kind pieces that you’re searching for are actually right under your nose: in your own home! With a little work, you and your loved ones can easily turn your knick knacks and dust collectors into…

How to organize a community donation drive

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Are you looking to make an impact? Donation drives organized by community leaders are critically important to non-profit organizations and local charities. No matter how big or small, a community donation drive can make a huge difference to someone in need – and every little bit helps! Why should you organize a donation drive? Well,…

How to become a junk therapist

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Are you or someone you know disorganized, surrounded by constant clutter, and overwhelmed by a mess that never seems to go away? Sometimes we are too ashamed to ask for help, or aren’t able to afford a professional organizer at the time, and we’re often left at a dead end. Well, the good news is…

Your family’s green home challenge

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Managing a family is no easy task! Today’s busy lifestyle often involves career, community commitments and—if we are lucky—a couple extra hours of sleep. With a busy agenda like this, most of us forget to squeeze in time for family. We have the perfect idea for your next family game night: get together for a…

Volunteer to get closer to your community

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Did you know that since 1989, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? has saved over 1.5 billion pounds of junk from the landfill and counting? We do our best to donate and recycle as much as we can. Whenever possible, we donate reusable items to local charities. Our franchises work with a number of community-based charities as well as local…

Improve your home with Feng Shui

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When it comes to harmonizing your living space, Feng Shui is becoming a popular choice for home decorators and designers. The good news is you don’t have to be a professional to get great results. There are some simple things you can do to get the positive energy flowing.

8 things to do before junk removal

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Recent winter storms have created a great deal of waste in the Northeast. But before you call a junk removal company, you may want to do some legwork first. Of course, it all depends on what you’re trying to dispose of: household waste removal, yard waste removal, trash removal, renovation waste, and so on. This…