Friday, October 8, 2010

cash for clutter and other fun ideas.....

The current issue of the magazine "First for women" (Oct. 18, 2010) features the article "12 genius ways to turn your clutter into cash." This article offers suggestions and advice regarding how to get rid of unwanted items and get some cash or new goods in return.

1. Recyclables: Mentions the site which offers a program weighing recyclables and awarding in return points good at retailers
2. Sporting equipment: Mentions the site offering cash for up to 30% of items' resale value
3. Cosmetic containers: Mentions the facts that Estee Lauder's Origins stores accept cosmetic containers for recycling and that returning six used MAC Cosmetics containers to a MAC store leads to a free lipstick
4. Cell phones: Mentions the site which offers cash for outdated phones
5. Video games: Mentions the site which offers credit usable at local GameStop stores
6. DVDs and CDs: Mentions the site which offers cash for disks in good condition
7. Hobby equipment: Suggests that folks looking to donate used supplies or equipment reach out to special-interest groups accessible via
8. Unused gift cards: Mentions the fact that will buy unused gift cards with a minimum balance of $25 (per card)
9. Jewelry: Suggests visiting a reputable jeweler and mentions the site, where one can find names of certified jewelers
10. Electronics: Mentions the site which offers cash for electronics that power on
11. Books: Mentions which offers cash as well as free FedEx shipping labels
12. Memorabilia: Mentions which offers information on eBay's new registered drop-off locations facilitating sale of items on eBay

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