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Take part in the first ever Let It Go! community-wide yard sale.
Every day we all make decisions about our stuff. What to buy, where to put it, what to do with it when it breaks or loses its luster. The Princeton Environmental Film Festival, Sustainable Princeton and The Princeton Public Library worked together to engage the whole town in an event that focus’ on reuse and recycling.
All Princeton residents are encouraged to participate by either hosting a yard sale or attending the sales on Saturday, April 25, 2015 from 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m.
To host a sale register here. Your location will be included on the event map (above) so prospective buyers will know exactly where to find the sales.
There is no cost to host a sale and all profits from your yard sale are yours to keep. Registration deadline is April 20, 2015.
What can you do with the items that don't sell? Don't send them to the landfill. Check out these local organizations that may accept unsold items.
Big Brothers Big Sisters
Good Will NJ/NY
Lupus America Household Goods Donation Program
Milk Money (Children's Consignment)
New Jersey Bike Exchange
Princeton Department of Public Works
Vietnam Veterans of America
Sustainable Princeton is not responsible for items sold or bought by the seller or buyer. The seller is responsible for removing all items from yards or curbs following the sale.
Stop by Hinds Plaza in Princeton on October 18th at 11:00 AM for an opportunity to share your opinion about the non-binding single-use plastic bag referendum that will be on the ballot for Mercer County residents on November 4th, 2014. Speakers of all ages are welcome to come and speak for two minutes about the referendum or single-use plastic bags. Click here to read about Resolution 2014-454 and the non-binding referendum.