Ohev Shalom’s Sustainability Guide – Recycle, Reuse, Repurpose
- Closets 2 Closets – Swarthmore
- Clothes Mentor – Springfield
- Greene Street – Wayne
- Kee Kee’s – Clifton Heights
- Magic Threads – Media
- My Closet Space – Drexel Hill
- Once & Again – Holmes
- Petunia’s – Ardmore
- Plato’s Closet – Exton
- Renaissance Consignment – Bryn Mawr
- Revivals – Narberth
- Kid’s Sweet Repeats – Newtown Square
- Kid to Kid – Drexel Hill
- Little People’s – Media
- The Wardrobe (formerly Career Wardrobe) – Lansdowne
- Marian’s Attic – King of Prussia. Support victims of domestic violence.
- Nana’s Attic – Broomall. Support victims of domestic violence.
- ForDays.com – $20 gets you a postage-paid 24”x24” mail-back bag which holds 15lbs of clothing (any brand, any conditions. Receive $20 credit for purchases. Click on “take back bag” for info
- H&M – any brand plus sheets towels, curtains; receive 15% coupon. Visit hmgroup.com, click on “sustainability”
- PhiladelphiaRunner.com – Worn sneakers
- Retrievr.com – Schedule pick-up at your door for unwanted clothing & more.
- Zappos.com – Shoes, etc.
Check with any store where you buy an item to find out if they have a program.
- Retrievr.com (formerly CurbMyClutter) – Schedule pick-up at your door.
- Staples – Sign up to be. Staples Rewards Member at staples.com and receive $5 rewards when you bring used tech to the store, or shred in the store.
These companies provide you with a reusable bucket to accumulate anything that grows, including decaying plants and pizza boxes. They collect it on your biweekly pick-up day. Compostables are taken to Linvilla Orchards in Media. 20% discount on buying composted soil.
- EZ Composting – serves Chester, Delaware, Montgomery, Philadelphia counties
- Kitchen Harvest – serves Aston, Drexel Hill, Folsom, Havertown, Lansdowne, Media, Swarthmore, plus others
- Mother Compost – serves towns along the Paoli Local plus Havertown
According to National Geographic and the World Economic Forum, about 91% of plastic recycled at the consumer level ends up in our oceans and/or landfills. The U.S. uses 2,000 single-use plastic water bottles per second. Consider carrying a thermos or re-usable containers. Use tote bags when you shop.
- Bring plastic bags to recycle bins at grocery and home improvement stores.
- Use Community collection bins that are teamed up with firms such as Trek.
Everyday Household Items
Check the website for your township/borough for local initiatives about batteries, CFL bulbs, etc.
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