Tips to save old furniture from the dump
The Phoenix Landfill is roughly picking up 1,000,000 tons of waste per year This means that it is crucial that the community does its part to protect the environment. Phoenix has enacted a zero waste initiative by 2050 To achieve this goal, businesses and local residents can learn how to be environmentally friendly and ensure that reusable or dispensable items are rescued from the dump. Below are some tips on how to assess whether bulky items like old furniture or large pieces of furniture, clothing and more can be donated.
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Assess the condition of your items
Charities don’t accept all donations, but you can evaluate the quality of your furniture to make sure it meets standard requirements. Furniture should be used carefully and should not have any major damage or cracks. Your items should also be clean and free of pet hair and dirt. Check any drawers, pillows, or bags for loose items and trash. Many charities also post disclaimers online for items they cannot accept. The most common are mattresses, box spring beds and dangerous items.
Resources to move bulky donations
If the family car isn’t big enough to move furniture or a truck isn’t available, you can hire someone to move the items for you. Make sure the company you use has an obligation to reuse items and has partnerships with local donation partners. This ensures that any furniture or bulky item that you remove from your home or office is assessed by a third party to determine if it can be sensibly used by a nonprofit organization. It’s also important to confirm that the garbage disposal team has insurance to come into your home so you don’t have to take the items to the curb yourself.
How to choose a charity to donate to
There are many nonprofits to choose from in Arizona. If you have a connection or passion for a particular cause, do research to see if there is a charity in your area that accepts donations. There are also some organizations in the valley that come to collect your donation items from you, but you are often put on a long waiting list. When choosing a garbage disposal company, don’t be afraid to ask them what nonprofits they work with and how your items are put to good use.
M3’s Junk Removal Team can donate a trailer full of furniture to nonprofits every month. This corresponds to a facility for six to ten apartments. After assessing the condition of its furniture collections, M3 can donate more than 70% of items received on construction sites. Creating awareness and education will make you think twice before throwing an item away. This can both help our planet and provide a home for those in need.
M3 Junk Removal is a division of North Phoenix M3 Commercial Moving & Logistics. M3 Junk Removal works on a model of first donating and then disposing of garbage. UMOM, New Life Center and St. Vincent de Paul receive donations from M3 Junk Removal, which give gently used items a second life and prevent them from ending up in the landfill. The company can handle all aspects of the office move. Relocation management, record storage, technology needs, system furniture installation and storage are all part of what M3 offers. Our goal is to ensure that the customer’s business has little downtime and great service. Our team of experienced specialists has experience coordinating and executing large and small projects on weekends or evenings to maximize efficiency.