Congratulation you just sold the house!  Vancouver has great Eco-friendly  FREE resources to help you de clutter before  you start pack.  Here are the best 5 tips to save money. 

 

By : Limor Friedman, Vancouver In The box .

 

Packing is the most time consuming part of the move. To make this task easy and  efficient, start with de-clutter.  A great thing about Vancouver is  that the city has many eco-friendly resources to help you de-clutter for free or almost free.  Here are some of the best green -resources:

 

1. As we all know, one person's trash, is another person's treasure.  Or in one word- donate!  Clothing  you  haven’t worn for the last two years, books, toys and home decorations.   Call Recycling BC 

hot line. They can tell you which organization can come and pick up donations items including furniture  from your door.  

RCBC hot line

: 604-7329253 

 

2. Recycle:  Have you ever wondering what to do with an old cell phone? printer?  DVD's ? Bulbs? batteries and other items you can't leave  in the "Blue Box" . 

One retail with a great green plan will recycle all these items and more. Go to the customer service  in every London Drugs, to drop electronics . 

Learn where else to recycle a certain material: http://rcbc.bc.ca/

 

3. Most organization do not except mattresses as a donation. Either because of limited storage space or simply because of bedbugs. Even though, it is easy to recycle mattresses, bed frames and other furniture. Here is where you can find out how: http://canadianmattressrecycling.com/

 

4. Consign :Sport's equipment, camping gear from bicycle to flippers, golf sticks and soccer shoes can be resell at "sport junky"  604-8796000   -102 W Broadway, Vancouver. There are some great consignment stores in Vancouver. Before you jump in with a bunch of your clothes and shoes, call them to find out what are they taking right now. It can be seasonal only, some may not start an account unless you have more than ten items, others may be full at the moment.  

5. A giveaway VIP party, is the best part of every move.  Your party is for  friends and family followed by a yard sale.  Designate the day and time, let your friends know - if there is anything they want, they are welcome to join the VIP giveaway party, an hour later - its open to the public  and turn to a yard sale. 

Get  rid of unwanted items- make room for new things in your new home! 

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By : Limor Friedman, Vancouver In The box .