Resources

Podcast Shows and Radio

Shopping for Organization Products

  • See Jane Work is a fun website where office style meets organization. www.seejanework.com
  • The Container Store has a wide and varied range of organizing solutions for your home and business. www.containerstore.com

Donation & Recycling Organizations

  • Donate overflow of office supplies or craft materials to Resource Area For Teaching (RAFT), an organization assisting educators with low cost materials for “hands on” education. www.raft.net
  • Donate your old childhood DVD’s to Kid Flicks, an organization whose goal is to create a library of family friendly movies in every children’s hospital in the country. www.kidflicks.org
  • Donate your gently used children’s books to The Children’s Book Project, an organization whose goal is to help disadvantaged children read. www.childrensbookproject.org
  • Recycle your used greeting cards to St. Jude’s Ranch for Children, an organization that cares for abused abandoned and neglected children.  They recycle your greeting cards and create new holiday cards to sell to support the program. www.stjudesranch.org
  • Gazelle is a reCommerce service that helps you sell & recycle your used apple electronics. The process is simple and the company is dependable. www.gazelle.com

North Shore Resources

  • Donate your gently used business clothing to Dress for Success, and help another woman gain employment and journey towards self-sufficiency! www.dressforsuccess.org
  • Ethical recycling for anything with a battery or a plug. Get rid of your e-waste (TV’s, computers, printers, monitors, etc.) for a small fee with Ethical Electronics Recycling. www.ethicalelectronicsrecycling.com
  • One stop shop for recycling for the North Shore. They handle all grades of paper, plastic and metal. They also offer FREE document destruction! www.recyclingworksma.com
  • Reinvest your office furnishings back into your local community. Leveraging their sustainable network, The Furniture Trust connects donated, office furnishings with local schools and nonprofits. www.thefurnituretrust.org
  • May through August, Boston Public Works hosts Saturday swap shops for surplus paint, stains & varnishes. They also host drop-offs for used motor oil at public works yards in four neighborhoods. www.cityofboston.gov
  • Donate high-quality building materials, new or used, to help people repair and improve their homes while also sparing the environment from needless waste. www.bostonbuildingresources.com

Reading

  • The One-Minute Organizer by Donna Smallin
  • This Year I Will by M.J. Ryan