If you are thinking of buying or selling antiques it is very important to get a valuation. Antiques valuations give you an idea of the monetary value of the item which can then be used for insurance purposes, justifying prices when it comes to buying and selling or just plain and simple curiosity. ValueMyStuff.com is an online antiques valuations site.
Sell your used books online. Free shipping!
This is an online buy/sell/classifieds service much like ebay, only it’s free.
The place to shop, the place to consign in St. Charles, MO! Beautiful new & gently used home decor.
Giving new life to used smartphones & other devices.
College Hunks Hauling Junk specialize in junk removal, donation pickup, moving and neighborhood services. They recycle or donate about 60-75% of what they collect at jobs. They are the University of Stress Free Service and look forward to helping you!
Disposing of unwanted materials is quick and easy with our roll off dumpster service in St. Louis.
For information on the safe disposal of expired medications, visit the Food and Drug Administration’s website.
Drop off used motor oil at Valvoline Instant Oil Change locations.
Provides prom dresses & accessories to high school girls who could not afford to purchase them.
The mission of Dress for Success is to promote the economic independence of disadvantaged women by providing professional attire, a network of support and the career development tools to help women thrive in work and in life.
Accepts clothing, household items, autos, watercraft & RV’s. Does not pickup. All donations need to be delivered to one of their locations. To find a location near you, go online or call the 1727 Locust Street location at, 314-241-3464.
Many local Habitat for Humanity affiliates operate ReStores, which sell reusable and surplus building materials, furniture and appliances to the public. The proceeds fund local Habitat house construction.
Medals4Mettle accepts medals won and donated by marathoners and gives them to individuals dealing with disease, handicaps or other similar challenges.
A unique resale shop specializing in gently used furniture, lamps, mirrors, artwork, decorative items, antiques, china, crystal and silver. Donation of these items is welcome and gratefully accepted. Proceeds benefit the programs of the Miriam Foundation. Visit their website for more information.
Project Linus provides homemade blankets to children in need. Our blankets are lovingly made by adults & children from all walks of life and many different sources.
The St. Louis Book Fair accepts donations of new and gently used books. See their website for drop off locations or to schedule a pickup for 3 boxes or more.
Health equipment lending program. St. Louis HELP provides anyone in need access to free home medical equipment through our recycle and reuse program, enabling them to live as independently as possible and remain contributing members of the community.
Accepts clothing, clothing accessories, shoes, baby items, house and glassware, books, toys, bikes, almost everything. You can schedule a pickup online or call them at, 314-423-8823.
We tow away, auction off, or recycle donated vehicles free of charge and the proceeds go to Make-A-Wish to help grant wishes of local kids.
There are yellow boxes in parking lots around the St. Louis/St. Charles areas that take, clothing, shoes, and linens. I found these in a lot of church parking lots and Dierbergs parking lots.
Online elder care resource where you will find some of America’s top elder care experts who can help you plan for and deal with your family’s elder care matters. Note: Very few services listed in Missouri.
Local resources for older adults.
This is a great resource for those caring for loved ones with dementia at home.
If you’re caring for an older adult who’s living at home alone, it’s wise to have a way to check in daily, in case of a fall or other medical emergency that leaves the person unable to call for help. Two such ways to make that happen: a daily calling service or a volunteer visiting program.
The Independent Transportation Network of America (ITNAmerica) promotes lifelong mobility for seniors. We support sustainable, community-based transportation by leading a national transportation network grounded in research, policy analysis and education.
Older adults living life to the fullest. Visit our website to learn more about our full range of communities and programs in Missouri for seniors!
OATS, Inc. is a not-for-profit 501(c)3 corporation providing specialized transportation for thousands of Missourians, including the rural general public, senior citizens and people with disabilities in 87 Missouri counties.
The most comprehensive long term care option committed to maintaining the independence of your loved ones while they remain comfortably at home.
The St. Louis Times Senior Resource Guide includes detailed business listings of organizations and resources that span the Missouri counties of St. Louis, St. Louis City, Jefferson, Franklin and St. Charles. The publication also includes resources for the Illinois counties of Bond, Clinton, Madison, Monroe, Randolph, St. Clair and Washington. It’s published both online and in hard-copy editions and is commonly referred to as our area’s “Industry Bible” when it comes to providing comprehensive and current resources for our aging population.
Free senior referral and replacement service in and around the St. Louis area.
To educate and empower persons and their families for quality of living across the continuum of long term care.
Take advantage of the wealth of emergency preparedness tools that exist to help you be prepared for anything that comes your way.
This program guide on FEMA’s website provides information that will help you understand their disaster assistance program and explains how to apply.
Whether you’re concerned about a fire, extended power outage or serious natural disaster, including hurricane, earthquake or tornado, you know that it only takes a matter of moments for your world to be turned upside down.
PreparednessGuide.org is here to ensure you know what to do to be prepared. We are not going to take a “doom and gloom” approach to disaster preparedness, but rather want to give you tools to be prepared while staying sane and controlled. Yes, a disaster could happen, but if you are prepared, you don’t have to fear it.
This is a service provided by the American Red Cross. After a disaster, letting your family and friends know that you are safe and well can bring your loved ones great peace of mind. This website is designed to make that communication easier.
SERVPRO is the nationwide leader of fire and water restoration. Even though we are the nationwide leader, we are locally owned and operated franchises. SERVPRO’s full line of cleanup solutions and services include:
24-Hour Emergency Services
Fire & Water Damage Cleanup (Contents & Structure)
Mold Mitigation & Remediation
Biohazard, Crime Scene and Vandalism Cleanup
Air Duct & HVAC Cleaning
Residential & Commercial Carpet & Upholstery Cleaning
Dry Ice Blasting
Specialty Cleaning-Deep and Heavy
Online Hoarding Support Groups:
St. Louis Hoarding Help Coalition is a collaborative effort of diverse community agencies seeking to provide education, resources, and follow-up support for hoarding behavior affecting the health and safety of the individual, the family and the community. Click on this link to display a brochure for more information.
Premiere provider of wash, dry and fold laundry service to the St. Louis/Metro area since 1985. We offer pickup and delivery! Find out how easy it is to come clean with us!
A tool-lending library is just like a regular public library, except instead of books, it has a large collection of tools – gardening tools, woodworking tools, home repair tools, and more. Once you join a tool library, you can simply check out any of these tools whenever necessary. You don’t have to buy or rent new tools for every home project, and you don’t have to find space in your house to store a lot of tools you hardly ever use.
Helpful guidelines that tell you how long you have to keep various records.
The fastest way to turn a pile of receipts into digital data for
effortless expense reporting, accounting, bookkeeping, and tax preparation.
It’s bad enough to receive your own junk mail, but it can be downright depressing to receive it for people who have died. For that reason, the Data & Marketing Association created the Deceased Do Not Contact List, which its members must honor.
Free service to opt out of catalogs, coupons, credit card offers, phone books, circulars and more.
The File Room has been a family owned business since 1962, that provides records management services. Their services include off-site record storage in an 800,000 square foot facility where records are stored in bar-coded boxes in designated bar-coded locations for quick retrieval. On-going or project shredding with their state of the art shredding facility. The File room can even help save space by scanning your documents and provide secure storage solutions.
73 Clermont Lane
St. Louis, MO 63124
At Your Service of St. Louis County’s personal and small business assistants treat our clients like VIP’s. We simplify your life by taking care of the mundane things on your “to do” list. Whether it’s grocery shopping, arranging for/waiting for repair people, or helping with small business needs, we’re at your service!
A clever all-in-one hanging folder system to organize your child’s schoolwork and books that lie all over the kitchen counter, stuck to the fridge door or (unfortunately) dumped in the recycling bin. The Homework Caddy was created to eliminate all the clutter, while at the same time helping with appointment setting and meeting scheduling.
Batteries Plus recycles many types of batteries, and all florescent bulbs, CFL’s and tubes. For a store near you, call them at 1-800-677-8278, or visit their website.
Provides refurbished cell phones for American soldiers. Visit their website for drop off locations.
You can donate computers, printers, and software to the National Cristina Foundation. Most manufacturers also accept computers for recycling or trade-in.
Find recycling locations and information.
Many of the electronics companies have voluntary takeback programs. Having a “voluntary program” means they offer takeback and recycling options even in states where there is no law requiring it. Here’s a quick summary of the programs, including information on which companies have no program.
A great place to give away unwanted items.
The number 1 creative and educational resources facility in the St. Louis region.
Ever feel compelled to get rid of things you no longer use, but don’t want to donate due to the condition of said items? Well when you see these bins, recycle clothes you do not want to donate, linens you would not want anyone to use, old shoes you do not see anyone wearing, scrap material, old curtains, any unwanted household textiles!
Recycle City features a convenient drop-off center open during daylight hours, seven days a week. The facility at 131 Ecology Drive has containers located in front of the building clearly marked for each type of recyclable.
Find places in and around the St. Louis area to drop off hard to recycle items.
Let us help you free your home of unwanted electronics and help the environment in the process! We process most electronic and technology devices whether they are working or non-working. You can also bring us your old rechargeable batteries CDs, DVDs and VHS tapes for recycling.
Teacher Trading Post is an online donation and trading center that connects new, used and in-kind donations with our nation’s schools all year long. Teachers who have retired or left the classroom for one reason or another have many resources that they don’t know what to do with. This is where we come in.
Styrofoam recycling in St. Louis – Foam Products Corporation 2525 Adie Road, Saint Louis, MO 63043; 314-739-8100; FPC will take clean Styrofoam from packing materials only at no cost. No food clam shells of any kind will be accepted. Please have Styrofoam boxed or bagged for drop off. Packing peanuts can be returned to stores for reuse. The recorded message stated that there is a bin in the upper parking lot available 24 hours a day.
Our goal is to eliminate the idea of waste by creating collection and solution systems for anything that today must be sent to a landfill.
Drop off clean packing peanuts/bubble wrap at your local UPS Store.
We encourage the community to donate their old trophies, plaques and awards to support local non-profit organizations that are in great need in today’s economy. This program will help local organizations who have cut their spending on appreciation, event awards, motivation trophies, and overall recognition.