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Reno News Review: Hoophouse hoopla

Error No. 1: I paid for lumber. Use used 2-by-4s. You might try Reno Freecycle, .

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Market Watch: Got Stuff? Intuit’s QuickBase and Freecycle Extend Free Reuse Program to the

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. & TUCSON, Ariz., Apr 21, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) — Whether it’s in closets or cubicles, Americans accumulate lots of clutter. In fact, we generate about 254 million tons of trash annually, much of which winds up in landfills.

Now there’s a way for businesses to keep some of that clutter from landfills and give it a reusable, second life. Intuit Inc. /quotes/comstock/15*!intu/quotes/nls/intu (INTU 36.19, +0.20, +0.56%) and green community leader The Freecycle Network have teamed to bring the benefits of the world’s largest environmental Web community from home to work.

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How to recycle everything from corks to crayons

Almost anything can be recycled, but sometimes it takes a little extra effort. After all, even the most tattered furniture might be perfect for someone else who’s willing to work on it. If you donate to charities, it’s tax deductible.

Check out the Web site Freecycle (, where you can get rid of almost anything locally. Otherwise, here’s a handy list of items that you can recycle either through a mail-in program or locally.

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