Reduce, reuse … disinfect?

Local thrift stores begin to accept donations again, and rev up online sales

The pandemic created the perfect storm for spring cleaning. Most everyone has had more time at home to realize they have way too much extra stuff, but with thrift store donation sites closed, there was nowhere to unload it. 

Neighborhood listservs like Nextdoor were inundated with posts about free items on the curb; donations were dropped off at closed stores, falling victim to the elements. (Strictly speaking, it’s illegal to “dump” items at closed stores.) And, unfortunately, more items may have ended up in the landfill. 

But for everyone who held onto items until donations could be made, your time is now...


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