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You’ve Got MAIDS® House Cleaning Blog

3 Ideas for Outgrown Children's Clothes

  Joseph Berger  |    15 January 2018  |    house cleaning,  |    recycling

Kids can outgrow their clothing at alarming rates. One day they fit in the corner of your arms, then the next day their sprouting limbs and running all over the place. Inevitably, they're going to go through a few wardrobes. There are many things that you can do with the leftover clothes. For parents with younger siblings or expectations of such, the solution is simple, but eventually, the extras clothes will have to go. Here are our three favorite ideas for what to do with outgrown children's clothes.

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Helpful Holiday Storage Ideas

  Jonathan Teall  |    11 January 2018  |    House Cleaning Tips,  |    home life,  |    organization

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Recycling in 2018

  Joseph Berger  |    08 January 2018  |    house cleaning

 

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Cleaning up after Fireworks

  Joseph Berger  |    03 January 2018  |    fireworks

 

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Christmas Trees | How To Recycle

  Joseph Berger  |    19 December 2017  |    House Cleaning Tips

Yule Tree History

No one knows for sure where the traditions of Christmas trees, wreaths, and other adornments come from exactly, and the truth is probably that these traditions came from lots of places, changed over time, and will continue to do so. Many point to Norse pagan religions in regards to the Christmas tree, as the Norse pagan religion venerated trees. As a means to transition that old tradition into the new, some early Germanic Christians placed apples on the trees to commemorate the story of Adam and Eve, whose name day happens to be December 24th. These apples were eventually replaced by ornate Christmas balls of porcelain, plastic, and glass. 

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How to Take Plastic Recycling Full Circle

  Charlie Morrison  |    07 December 2017  |    home life,  |    Green Cleaning

How to Take Plastic Recycling Full Circle

How to Wear your Commitment to the Cause

What a mess we’re creating in the world’s oceans - a mess made of plastic. Plastic bags, plastic bottles, and plastic containers have made our lives so much easier in the few short decades since their discovery, and in return, we’ve dumped them into our oceans to the tune of 8 million pounds per year, according to the U.N. 

Open the Circle - Recycle on the Front End

Plastic recycling in the U.S. and Europe continues to grow, but the industry as a whole is far from a mature one, and the cost of recycling for many still outweighs the gains it produces, especially for companies. And so we discuss the issue. As the days, weeks, months, and years of discussion tick by, however, the, literally, islands of floating islands of plastic in our oceans remain, buoyant against the pressure of our collective good will.
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