September 3, 2020 4 pm
Our panelists were:
Certified Relocation and Transition Specialist
Senior Move Manager & Professional Organizer
Sensible Solutions, LLC
City of Lawrence:
Recyclable Materials Directory: This is a great list that tells you where you can recycle your stuff - from books to paperboard to electronics and beyond.
911 Massachusetts Street
Paper shredding $2.19/lb Uses third-party shredding company. Documents are shipped in locked containers. Exclusive 60+ hours (during COVID): Tuesdays and Thursdays, 9-10 am; Saturdays 10-11 am
Capitol Federal Bank
Spring/Fall “Shred Days” (temporarily curtailed due to COVID)
Check your local bank for free shredding events.
Typically held in the Spring (after Tax Day) and Fall
Shred Nations offers mobile shredding. Current rates are $119 for up to 300 lbs of documents.
ProShred Security offers mobile shredding at a current rate of $160 for the first 96 gallon container and $50 for each thereafter.
Photograph scanning services:
Photograph restoration (for special or heirloom photography):
Forcade & Associates
1440 Lawrence Ave., Lawrence KS 66049
Where to donate books:
Lawrence Public Library (currently by appointment)
See other options on City of Lawrence Recyclable Materials Directory
Where and how to sell books:
Cash = 17% value (generally $.50-1.00 per book)
Store credit = 40% value
Buying books Mondays and Thursdays, 10 am to 4 pm, 2 box maximum
Looking for classic lit, contemporary titles. Rule of thumb: If it’s a book you would purchase again or give to a friend, chances are good they’ll take it.
Follow this link to find the Friends & Foundation on Facebook. LIKE the page so we can send you an invitation to join the Downsizers Club group. (It may take a few hours.)