10 Simple Ways to Celebrate November 15—Use Less Stuff Day
Use Less Stuff Day is observed annually every Thursday before Thanksgiving Day. This year, it falls on November 15. The main purpose of this unofficial holiday is to have everyone rethink the stuff they use and reduce their consumption of as many resources they could do without as much as possible.
Reduce, reuse, and recycle—sounds very familiar, right? Yes, you have heard of these 3R’s all your life. Reducing, reusing, and recycling materials are not only the right thing to do but also the simplest ways to help protect Mother Earth.
Grab the opportunity that November 15—Use Less Stuff Day lays out for you. Celebrate this holiday by reducing the waste you have been contributing in our world. If you don’t know where to begin, here are 10 ways to get you started:
- Stop using plastic bottles. Have your own cup or tumbler to put water or coffee on.
- Send electronic greeting cards and skip paper cards.
- Donate unwanted gifts.
- Use less gas by avoiding unnecessary trips.
- Personalize gifts using recyclable stuff and wrap them with biodegradable packaging.
- Give your loved ones your time as your gift to them instead of physical gifts.
- Bring reusable shopping bags.
- Eat food that you can only consume.
- Save leftovers and re-cook them if they are still edible. You can also donate them to food banks.
- Get rid of all the stuff you haven’t been using through a yard or garage sale.
You can use November 15—Less Stuff Day as your stepping stone to get into the habit of using less of our planet’s resources. As you do this every day, you will help keep the world clean for the good of all!
Recycle Your Old Vehicles
November 15—Use Less Stuff Day presents a great opportunity to recycle your old and unwanted vehicles and put them to good use. An easy and convenient way to recycle them is by donating them to us at Goodwill Car Donations.
We will sell your vehicles through auction and use the proceeds to provide various forms of assistance to the disadvantaged people in your community. These are the men and women living among you who are burdened with disabilities, lack of skills, previous criminal records, and other barriers to gainful employment and a life free from poverty.
The funding will go to Goodwill nonprofit organizations serving your area, and they will use it to provide such services as skills and job training, career development and placement, scholarships, youth employment, livelihood, disability benefits support, and other community-building support services.
Those who take advantage of our job training programs are taught skills best suited for them, enabling them to qualify for stable and decent jobs. Hence, once idle and dependent individuals become financially independent and productive workers who can now take care of themselves and their family and contribute to the growth and progress of your community.
All this can be achieved thanks to your car donations.
How to Start Your Donation
All you need to do is call our toll-free hotline 866-233-8586 or fill out our online donation form. We will then take care of everything else, including the free towing of your vehicle.
Your vehicle donation will help not only the underprivileged people in your community but yourself as well! For your charitable contribution, we will reward you with tons of benefits, including the maximum tax deduction based on the selling price of your vehicle at auction.
If you want to know more about Goodwill Car Donations, our donation process, the types of vehicles you can donate, and other related matters, feel free to call us anytime or send us your inquiries online.
Give Your Old Vehicles a Noble Purpose
On November 15—Use Less Stuff Day, dispose of your old vehicles that you no longer use and give them a new and noble purpose. Call us at 866-233-8586 and donate those vehicles for the benefit of your community!
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