Spring Cleaning Come Up

By Adam Lansdell   From Trash to Cash First off – no matter what you decide to get rid of during your annual spring cleaning endeavors, make sure you’re giving each item a chance at a second life; be it through recycling or resale. If you’re opting to go with the latter, you might be wondering how you can make a quick buck off your old goods. Here are a few options to consider.
  • Garage sales: Come one, come all. This tried-and-true method is a way to get rid of your items on your terms. Here we recommend pricing items up for grab in bulk to ensure that as many items can leave your hands as possible. Got 100 sweaters that don’t fit? Hit them with a 3-for-$10 bargain they can’t refuse. Here time is of the essence.
  • Craigslist: Got individual items that you think are a hot commodity? List them for free on Craigslist in your area. Here you’ll be able to pair that item with someone nearby – meaning no shipping costs and all profit. Just be wary of scams and to meet at a designated location to exchange.
  • eBay: If you have time to sit on something or feel it’s valuable enough to try to sell for what it’s worth – eBay is your place. A digital global marketplace means anyone in need has the potential to grab that sacred item you just couldn’t imagine giving away at little to no gain. Just remember, these sales don’t usually happen overnight, and you can expect shipping costs.
If you can’t find a good home that will net you some moola, donate to your local Goodwill or Salvation Army to give it some extra shelf life and purpose.

By Adam Lansdell

 

From Trash to Cash

First off – no matter what you decide to get rid of during your annual spring cleaning endeavors, make sure you’re giving each item a chance at a second life; be it through recycling or resale. If you’re opting to go with the latter, you might be wondering how you can make a quick buck off your old goods. Here are a few options to consider.

  • Garage sales: Come one, come all. This tried-and-true method is a way to get rid of your items on your terms. Here we recommend pricing items up for grab in bulk to ensure that as many items can leave your hands as possible. Got 100 sweaters that don’t fit? Hit them with a 3-for-$10 bargain they can’t refuse. Here time is of the essence.
  • Craigslist: Got individual items that you think are a hot commodity? List them for free on Craigslist in your area. Here you’ll be able to pair that item with someone nearby – meaning no shipping costs and all profit. Just be wary of scams and to meet at a designated location to exchange.
  • eBay: If you have time to sit on something or feel it’s valuable enough to try to sell for what it’s worth – eBay is your place. A digital global marketplace means anyone in need has the potential to grab that sacred item you just couldn’t imagine giving away at little to no gain. Just remember, these sales don’t usually happen overnight, and you can expect shipping costs.

If you can’t find a good home that will net you some moola, donate to your local Goodwill or Salvation Army to give it some extra shelf life and purpose.

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