“One person’s trash is another person’s treasure”
Using your clutter to help others…
You can quickly drop off your clutter at one of the following respected charities:
- Renaissance Montreal: 100% of donations support job training programs followed by hundreds of people each year.
- Chainon: Profits from second hand store help support the Chaînon shelter for women in need.
- The Salvation Army: Provides many services to people in need.
- Sun Youth: Promotes physical, social and intellectual development through education, sports and recreation.
- La maison du père: Offering support services to homeless men.
Other places to donate items that can enjoy a second life:
- Theatre schools
Disposing of useless clutter and dangerous waste responsibly…
- Éco-Centre Montreal: Will accept and dispose of waste such as; non-working appliances, electronics, lightbulbs, batteries, old paint cans, and worn tires.
- Quebec EPRA (Electronic Products Recycling Association)
- Municipalities: Follow the link to check your local municipality details or phone 311.
- Many stores now offer drop-off for batteries, lightbulbs, electronics, paint cans including Ikea, Rona, Jean Coutu, Bell, Best Buy, Bureau en Gros.
Useful links for more information…
- Alzheimer Society of Canada
- Action on Mental Illness Quebec
- Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance
- CHADD (Children and Adults with ADHD)
- Clutter Hoarding Scale
- ICD (Institute for Challenging Disorganization) free fact sheets for the public. Topics include;
- Chronic Disorganization (many subjects related to CD)
- Should I Hire a Professional Organizer or Work with a Friend?
- How do I find a Professional Organizer that’s right for me?
- NASMM (National Association of Senior Move Managers)
- OCD resources (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder)