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Recycle Event: Arlington Virginia E-Care

By Scott Roewer | September 28th, 2010 | Comments »

Our friends at Diana’s Books let us know that Arlington E-Care is happening October 16th, 2010 from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM at  Thomas Jefferson Middle School at 125 S. Old Glebe Rd.  The school is one block east of Glebe Rd. and one block south of Rt. 50.  The entrance will be marked. Arlington […]


Donate Your Bike and Make a Difference

By Scott Roewer | September 14th, 2010 | Comments »

Donate your unwanted bike and make a difference to someone in need.   Bikes for the World works to provide affordable transportation to individuals in developing countries.  The bikes help these individuals get to work and school, or in providing health and education services to low-income rural people. I’m impressed that in the first five years […]


Professional Organizer in Washington, DC is a Hoarder. Can You Help?

By Scott Roewer | May 12th, 2010 | Comments »

Many of my Facebook Fanpage followers are already aware that I’m a hoarder.  That’s right!  I’m a  professional organizer and I’m a hoarder!  Wait – don’t get the wrong idea.  I’m not living among piles of stuff like you would see on A&E TV’s hit series Hoarders, I’m only hoarding denim.  I’m collecting jeans for […]


Electronics Recycling in Montgomery County Maryland – This Weekend!

By Scott Roewer | July 21st, 2009 | Comments »

In April 2008, the Consumer Electronics Association published a Market Research Report called: Trends in CE Reuse, Recycle and Removal which reported the average American Household has 24 electronic products per household. I don’t know about you, but as I look around my apartment, I have MANY more then 24! With that said, when it […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]


Trash Becomes Treasure – Recycled Art

By Scott Roewer | July 8th, 2008 | Comments »

DC has a very cool event each year titled Artomatic. It’s 1000 artist, displaying their work for 28 days and nights, all in one building, attracting over 50,000 visitors. The diversity of the artwork at this year’s event was amazing. I personally enjoyed all the artwork created with recycled objects. Over the next few weeks […]