Thursday, February 10, 2005

Convert 'trash' to treasure.

Do you have things around the house or office that are still good but that you aren't using? Do want to get rid of those items, but feel bad about trashing them? Conversely, do you run a nonprofit that is in need of supplies? Would you rather not spend your organization's precious dollars to get them? Excess Access may be your answer.

This site serves as a clearinghouse and bulletin board for donors who want to get rid of things, and nonprofit recipients who need just those items. Just complete their free registration and list your wish list or the items you have to donate. The folks at Excess Access will review your post and make it available to their online community. Then the matchmaking magic begins! They have an 81% success rate, so consider listing your items today. Since the items are going to a nonprofit you'll get a tax deduction. Here are some other positive statistics:

* As of May 1, 2004, $2,008,946.15 worth of items have been donated via

* As of May 1, 2004, has diverted 5,494.5 tons of useful items out of US landfills.

Excess Access serves "the US, Canada and beyond" so sign up today! Remember one person's trash is another person's treasure!


Audacity said...

Excellent site! There's so much stuff I want to get rid of when I move in May. Desks, books, etc.

Karama said...

Glad you like the site, Jen. I hope it will be useful for you during and after your move. Thanks for visiting 'So what can I do.' Please stop by again soon and spread the word!