MoveOutATX: Student Furniture

MoveOutATX: Student Furniture

Background MoveOutATX helps students donate unwanted, gently used items at temporary donation stations in West Campus [in Austin, Texas]. The program helps avoid the mess while putting items in the hands of organizations that can use them, rather than sending them to a landfill. For the second year, MoveOutATX is also hosting a Free Furniture…

Book Donations

Book Donations

I just made a donation dropoff to Recycled Reads. “Recycled Reads receives all of Austin Public Library’s weeded material, as well as donations from the public. They sell, recycle or repurpose this material, and all our proceeds benefit the¬†Austin Public Library.”¬† I cultivate what gets put in the Little Free Library program or the Recycled…

End of Year Donations

End of Year Donations

Ever since I was a little girl, December was a big cleaning and clearing out month for me. I’m not sure if my mom ever said anything directly, I just new that historically there would be some new things coming into my room and life and that I wanted to have a clean and ready…

PlanetBox Back to School Sale

PlanetBox Back to School Sale

PlanetBox stainless steel meal items like lunchboxes, which are great for adults and kids, are on sale 30% off through Sept. 9. This is their biggest sale of the year if you are interested in trying out reusable, kid-proof and kid-friendly, plastic-free meal containers. Metal lasts forever and is infinitely recyclable. It’s hard to find…

Energy Rebates

Energy Rebates

Austin friends, check it out. Non-Austin: See what your local utility provider offers in the form of rebates for replacements. April is a great month to buy new appliances and energy efficiency items because there are a lot of Earth Month/Earth Day sales going on. Homeowners, Apartment/Condo Dwellers, business owners: I’m a big fan of…