Not if you were getting rid of it anyway, right? Take used items such as towels or Granny's fur coat to a nearby animal shelter, where cats, dogs, rabbits, and other animals can use them as bedding. You save landfill space and get closer to losing your buzz-kill reputation.
* Sheltering shelters from the financial crisis. Donating will help free up needed funds for other uses, such as health care.
* Fur-getting guilt over trash. Tattered towels might otherwise end up in the landfill.
In haste, Jen bought a big, cheap, puffy poly-fill jacket when she moved to chilly MT a few years ago. When it came time to retire it, it was too shabby for Goodwill, but not for her local animal shelter.
* Find a shelter and call ahead to see which items it accepts, then take blankets, furs, jackets, pillows, and towels their way.
* Humane Society - its Coats for Cubs program accepts used furs through the mail. Or bring them to any Buffalo Exchange store and it'll donate them for you.
* Many animal shelters will also accept cleaning supplies, pet food, plastic bags, and used gloves.
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