Don’t Dump–Donate!

Photo: courtesy of Habitat for Humanity-Kansas City
As you begin a one-room or whole-house renovation, the thought of disposing of the excess of old furniture and building materials can be daunting. Yet there are options for smart disposal, and as a bonus, they’re environmentally friendly! As seen in the latest issue of Domino magazine, The ReStore offers services like pickups and salvage, and also stocks secondhand building supplies and housewares in order to decrease landfill waste.

And for safe removal with a tax bonus, schedule a pickup with Green Demolitions, which establishes tax deductions for donors. You can also donate items and building materials locally and benefit future construction projects.

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Timothy Dahl

Timothy Dahl

Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.