Donate. Sell. Discard.

The resources listed below are nonprofits, organizations, services and companies I have worked with and come highly recomended. You will find the resources below first listed in the order the KonMari Method guidelines teach us to declutter, organize and tidy in.

For organization/company contact info, please scroll to the bottom of the page. They are listed in alphabetical order.

If you have additional resources you believe should be shared, please email me at amber@thetidybungalow.com.

Cheers,

Amber


CLOTHING

Donate

Sell

Discard

Women's Clothing


 

 

Fresh Start

thredUp

UMOM

Welcome to America Project

My Sister's Closet

thredUp (online)                

bins around town that collect clothing typically recycle the fibers               

Men's Clothing
             

Fresh Start

Welcome to America Project               

Well Suited                

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Children's Clothing

St. Vincent de Paul

Welcome to America Project

thredUp

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Linens - Bedding & Towels

Arizona Humane Society

UMOM

Welcome to America Project

n/a

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BOOKS

Donate

Sell

Discard

Little Free Libraries

Local Libraries

Local Schools (Title I)

Half Price Books

Bookman's

City recycling (soft covers ok, remove hard covers)


PAPER

Donate

Sell

Discard

Documents with PII (Personallly Identifiable Information)

n/a

n/a

AARP events

City events

ProShred - at home

Staples

Documents without PII

n/a

n/a

recycling bin

School & Office Supplies

Treasures 4 Teachers

Welcome to America Project

Facebook Marketplace

recycling or trash


KOMONO

Donate

Sell

Discard

Kitchen

St. Vincent de Paul

Stardust Building Supply

Welcome to America Project

Facebook Marketplace

City of Phoenix Hazardous Waste events

Bath / Medical

Go With the Flow

Lions Club - Eye glasses & hearing aids

Welcome to America Project

UMOM

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City of Phoenix - Presciption Medication Disposal

Cleaning Supplies

Welcome to America Project

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City of Phoenix Hazardous Waste Events

Furniture

Habitat for Humanity ReStore

St. Vincent de Paul

Welcome to America Project

Estate Sales

Facebook Marketplace

My Sister's Attic

City of Phoenix Bulk Trash

Electronics

Lion Club - cell phones

St. Vincent de Paul

Facebook Marketplace

City of Phoenix Hazardous Waste events

Children's Toys & Games

St. Vincent de Paul

Welcome to America Project

Facebook Marketplace

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Outdoor Items

St. Vincent de Paul

Facebook Marketplace

City of Phoenix Hazardous Waste events

Animals & Pets

Arizona Humane Society

Halo Animal Rescue

Facebook Marketplace-

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Automotive

Arizona Humane Society

NPR

many dealerships will buy your car outright without the need to purchase a new car

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MEMORIES

Preserve

Sell

Discard

Photographs

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Movies & Videos

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Collections

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Learn more. Contact. Let it go.

Please note the companies and organizations in bold grey below are hyperlinked to additional information.

 

AARP
AARP hosts local shredding events a few times per year at little to no cost.

Arizona Humane Society
1521 W Dobbins Rd, Phoenix AZ 85041
Gently used pet items and towels and linens always welcome.

Bookman’s
Phoenix, Mesa
Buys books, magazines, comics, music, movies, video games, musical instruments, electronics, housewares and more.

City of Phoenix - Bulk Trash Collection
Link provides a map of 2017-18 dates, locations and program guidelines.

City of Phoenix - Hazardous Waste & Electronics Collection
Link provides dates, locations and program guidelines.
Acceptable Items: auto parts, liquids and tires, all batteries, electronics, lightbulbs and tubes, appliances, CRT monitors and televisions, pesticides, herbicides, insecticides, pool chemical, household paint, propane gas cylinders, fire extinguishers.

City of Phoenix - Prescription Medication Disposal
Link provides Rx drop-off locations, City of Phoenix Police Department drop box locations, and home disposal guidelines.

eGreenIT Solutions
602-944-4151 / 11034 N 23rd Drive, Ste 107, Phoenix, AZ 85029
Drop-off and pick up available. Data destruction and electronics recycling (computers, laptops monitors, printers, cables, etc.)

Facebook Marketplace
A great way to sell items from your home. All communication is done though Facebook Messenger so you don't need to share your phone number or email address.

Fresh Start Women’s Foundation
1130 E McDowell Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85006
Women's and men's business clothing donations.

Go With the Flow
Collects and distributes menstrual hygiene products. For lower incomes or homeless students, menstrual hygiene products can be an extra burden if they or their families cannot afford them. The organization makes sure girls can stay in school during their cycle.

Habitat for Humanity ReStore
623-551-6000
Donation drop-off and pick-up available.

Half Price Books
Phoenix, Mesa
Buys books + smartphones, tablets, game consoles, e-readers, iPod devices, turntables, video games, DVDs, Blu-Rays, CDs.

HALO Animal Rescue
3227 E Bell Rd, Ste D151, Phoenix, AZ 85032
Accepts donations of gently used pet items.

Little Free Libraries
You'll find Little Free Libraries all over town! The link provides a map to those nearest you.
Simply stack a few books up on an LFL or leave a whole box at the base. The stewards will do the rest!

Lions Club
Eye glasses & hearing aids - drop off at or mail to: 3427 N 32nd St, Phoenix AZ 85018.
If mailing, include  your contact information to receive a tax donation receipt.
Eye-glasses – drop-off at any Wal-Mart with a Vision Center and the Lions Club will pick up.

My Sister's Attic
Scottsdale, Chandler
Consignment of home furnishings.

My Sister's Closet
Phoenix, Scottsdale, Chandler
Consignment of women's clothing, jewelry, bags and accessories.

Phoenix Public Libraries
Gently used books, CDs and DVDs.

ProShred
480-771-6345
Onsite shredding services at your home or business. $107 up to 21 banker’s boxes. $4 each additional box.

St. Vincent de Paul
602-266-4673
Will pick up donations at your home – furniture, appliances, clothing, books, DVDs, artwork, bicycles, outdoor items, etc.

Staples
Shredding services at $0.99 per pound. Bring to one of their many Valley locations.

Stardust Building Supplies
480-428-4684
Offers deconstruction services and used building materials.

thredUp* - This partner link will provide you a credit of $10 towards your first purchase.
You can request a single closet cleanout bags via a request on their website. For more than one bag, email Amber Ehrlich with The Tidy Bungalow, your Arizona thredUp Cleanout Partner.
Online consignment. Simply fill up a cleanout bag and take to FedEx or the Post Office...or have the PO pick it up from you!

Treasures 4 Teachers
480-751-1122 / 3025 S 48th St, Ste 101, Tempe, AZ 85282
Treasures 4 Teachers accepts a wide variety of donations, more than you would think!

UMOM
3333 E Van Buren, Phoenix, AZ 85008
Items for women and children starting over in a new home.

Welcome to America Project
602-490-0088 / 1711 W University Dr, Ste 158, Tempe AZ 85281
Donation drop-off and pick up available. View the organization's wish list here.

Well Suited
Phoenix, Scottsdale
Consignment of men's clothing & accessories.


Read. Watch. Listen.

READ

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo

WATCH

Minimalism: A Documentary About the Important Things - available on YouTube

LISTEN

My interview on the podcast Woman Reinvented, episode 105: What Organizers REALLY Think When They Are In Your Home - available on iTunes