Friday, November 30, 2012

CityLink Beerfest 2012 to Benefit Trash to Treasure

It's that time again beer fans. City Link Beer Fest and Trash to Treasure team up to raise revenue for T2T and recycle 90% of the event's waste. This is south Florida's only GREEN Beer Fest.  The event is Friday, December 07, 2012 at Huizenga Plaza in Fort Lauderdale.

T2T volunteers coordinate the recycling of bottles, cans, cardboard, ice bag film, bottle caps, and corks.
Brian Rosen helps collect Beer Bottles

Thanks to our recycling partners:
Southern Waste Systems-Glass and Cardboard Recycling

All Service Refuse/Republic-Recycling Bins at Beer Booths

Edge Recycling-Plastic film recycling

Artist come by the Center to check out the unusual bottle caps we collect.

Get your tickets here

Food Trucks Will Be There Too

Drunk Santa and his Helpers will be noting if you are naughty or nice

See you there!

Saturday, November 24, 2012

Simple No Cost Ways to Help Raise Money for Trash to Treasure

 GoodSearch: You Search...We Give!

Here's an easy way to raise money for Trash to Treasure. Just start using Yahoo! powered GoodSearch as your search engine and they'll donate about a penny to Trash to Treasure every time you do a search!

Start now with the badge to the right.

Register your credit cards at GoodDining with Trash to Treasure as the beneficiary and every time you eat at a participating restuarant Trash to Treasure receives a portion of the check.  They also have gift cards for your holiday giving.

Use the badge to the right and then click on gooddining.

Use GoodShop as your gateway to online shopping and Trash to Treasure gets a percentage of the sale.  The prices are the same and GoodShop has leading online stores such as Amazon, ebay, Expedia, Overstock and North Face.  Plus, great little known but great sites like ReStock It, and Carousel Checks.

BetterWorld Books is a triple bottom line corporation dedicated to helping eliminate illiteracy around the world.   Trash to Treasure works with BetterWorld in two ways.  

Books donated to the Center are scanned to check if BetterWorld is interested in selling them.  When BetterWorld sells them online, we get a commission.

You can also buy used books and textbooks from BetterWorld.  Click the the link on our home page before you go to BetterWorld and we get a commission.

Wire Recycling

Wire Recycling

Clear out all those wires from computers, phones, and electronic devices that have been lingering in your home.  Trash to Treasure will recycling them.  Copper is infinitely recyclable and is one of the most valuable commodities.