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Fashion Meets Eco-Friendly Shopping in DC

By Scott Roewer | June 16th, 2009 | Comments »

I’m a huge fan of Goodwill for many reasons.  Mainly because it’s a convenient way for my clients to donate items that have outgrown their home.  And by doing so, they support Goodwill’s mission to educate, train, employ and place people with disabilities and disadvantages.  By supporting Goodwill of Greater DC, we’re assisting people right […]

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Montgomery County Electronic Recycling Events for 2009

By Scott Roewer | March 3rd, 2009 | Comments »

As a professional organizer, I often find that my clients have dead electronic equipment cluttering their closets or their garages.  The e-waste is there because they do not know what to do with it.  I appreciate they don’t want to simply toss the TV, computer, or microwave in the trash!  Most would agree, that our […]

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Free Electronics Recycling in Montgomery County

By Scott Roewer | December 2nd, 2008 | Comments »

I often find dead electronic laying around the homes of my clients.  You can’t donate them, you don’t want to fill the landfills, so you need to recycle the electronics, right?  According to the site, Earth911, ‘e-waste is growing at three times the rate of other municipal waste and e-waste may be responsible for as […]

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Fairfax County’s Recycling Roadshow: October 25

By Scott Roewer | October 17th, 2008 | Comments »

Don’t miss the 7th Annual Recycling Roadshow!  It’s hosted by Fairfax County Solid Waste Management Program, the Students Against Global Abuse from Herndon High School, and the Town of Herndon this October 25. This recycling event is in honor of America Recycles Day. The goal of America Recycles Day is to build consumer demand for […]

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Organizing Products Reviewed on WUSA9

By Scott Roewer | September 23rd, 2008 | Comments »

I received a call from Lesli Foster, weeknight anchor on WUSA9.   She asked if I would join her live on the 5:00 PM news to discuss getting organized for the Fall.  Excited by the opportunity, I had just a few hours to pull something together and pitch the idea to Lesli.  Thanks to the […]

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Old Denim? Put It To Use for Habitat!

By Scott Roewer | August 20th, 2008 | Comments »

Recently I worked with a client who lives in Silver Spring, Maryland. We’ve been clearing out her basement in order to create a home office and exercise area. In the process we discovered a box full of jeans. No, the box wasn’t full of Earnest Sewn, 7 For All ManKind, or Diesel. We had the […]

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Going Green in DC With The USPS

By Scott Roewer | August 7th, 2008 | Comments »

The United States Postal Service has selected DC as one of ten cities to participate in a pilot program for recycling used small electronics. Ten cities doesn’t sound like very many, but it includes over 1500 branches. If the program is successful it could go nationwide. You can recycle your cell phones, PDAs, MP3 players, […]

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Stop Junk Mail, I Dare You!

By Scott Roewer | August 5th, 2008 | Comments »

Junk mail is a huge waste of time. Don’t you agree? Unwanted mail is often what I see cluttering clients’ counter tops, entryway tables, home offices, and the never ending ‘in box.’ I dare you to follow these steps. I dare you to take a step forward by stopping unwanted mail. Do you accept this […]

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