So have you bought that pumpkin spice latte yet? Watched a little football? Craved some casseroles and soup? Leaves aren’t the only things that change this time of year – with the change of seasons often comes the need to tidy up, clean out, and clean up. Call it nesting, man caving, hunkering down, whatever. We just know when it’s this time of year there is work to be done before winter settles in.
Maybe you’ve been thinking of selling your home for some time, but the thought of getting it ready has been too daunting. We know from experience that the first step of cleaning out the clutter can be the hardest -- physically, mentally and emotionally.
The good news is, we’ve got a fool-proof plan to get you going. And since you’re in clean-out mode anyway, you’re setting yourself up for selling this spring without feeling rushed or overwhelmed.
Step 1: Here are some resources to get started on your fall clean out (below).
Step 2: Give us a call and we’ll handle all the rest of the 548 steps to get your home prepared and SOLD by spring (or sooner)!
Contact us today.
*From the Town of Arlington Website*
Recycling Center Open Saturday October 15, 2016 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (promptly) DPW Yard, 51 Grove Street
Upcoming Arlington Recycling Center days- Saturdays, 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM (2016)
November 19 - Sharps collected. Read more about proper disposal of sharps.
Bicycles - for Bikes Not Bombs - here's what they accept.
Gently used toys, children’s clothes and books for Little Fox Shop and local shelters.
Books and clothing for local organizations such as More Than Words Bookstore and Mission of Deeds.
THESE re-salable building materials will be collected and re-sold by the nonprofit Boston Building Resources.
Textiles (other than wearable clothes) should be taken directly to the Goodwill Industries trailer behind Stop & Shop or the Planet Aid and Red Cross drop-off boxes along Mass Ave.
Curbside television pickup: Purchase your sticker by the Thursday before the event. Each TV and CRT is $20 payable (cash or check only) at DPW, 51 Grove Street, please pay ahead during regular office hours.
Dehumidifier Rebate Program- Recycle your old dehumidifier and Mass Save and Eversource will send you a $30 ebate (after you fill out the form) More Here
Sneakers- get turned into sports turf
Bulky rigid plastic items, such as outdoor furniture and large children's toys
Foam- check out ReFoamIt.com for what is recyclable
Rechargeable, lithium, nickel cadmium and lead acid batteries (single-use alkaline batteries go out with your trash)
Redeemable bottles and cans- collected by Arlington High School SAVE Club students
Electronics- recycle almost anything with a plug, most items are free, TVs and monitors are $10, laptops are $5 (These are also recyclable during DPW business hours, five days a week!!)
NO large appliances accepted - these need an appointment for pickup at the curb and payment of $20 fee, call 1-800-323-4285 to schedule and pay by phone.