Green Impact: 3 out of 5
This is a great opportunity to enlist your neighbors for some extra motivation. Throw a joint yard sale, and plan ahead by calling your local charitable thrift shops (find one by entering your zip code at thethriftshopper.com) to see what each will accept for donation and when they're open.
Got hazardous or environmentally-unfriendly items (paint, electronics, batteries, etc.) that you can't give away or throw in the trash? Here's how to dispose of toxic waste safely.