I am amazed at the useful things people throw away and it really, really bothers me. If your TV still works, drop it off at a shelter, a nursing home, a rehab center. Even without a remote it can be used by bored patients or people who have nothing to do for hours on end. Your unwanted bike can be smashed up in a garbage truck, or used for many more years by a child or adult. Call Purple Heart, stop by the Salvation Army, does it really take that much more time? Or call a friend to come get it and take it there for you! Better yet, list it on Craigslist in the free section (my things are usually gone within HOURS of posting them) or use Freecycle sites. Please be a better steward of our planet! Oh, and by the way, I'm sure you are already recycling plastic, etc. so I won't even go into that rant.
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