Decluttering is a common practice when moving from one location to the next because it means less packing and you won’t be moving what you no longer want or need into your new space. While many students will continue contributing to ‘Hippie Christmas’ and leave unwanted belongings on the curb outside their apartment – there are many organizations that are willing to take gently used belongings and give them another chance at life… One person’s trash is another person’s treasure! 


Furniture – Goodwill, St. Vinny’s, Salvation Army, The Road Home or Habitat For Humanity ReStore

Books/CDs/MoviesMadison Public Library, Friends Of The UW-Madison Libraries, Goodwill, St. Vinny’s or Little Free Libraries

Household Goods – Goodwill, St. Vinny’s, Salvation Army, Dane County Humane Society or Habitat For Humanity ReStore 

Appliances – Goodwill, St. Vinny’s, Salvation Army or Habitat For Humanity ReStore

Pet SuppliesDane County Humane Society or WisCARES

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