Not all Junk is Cash-WorthyOn average, Americans waste or cause to be wasted 1 million pounds of materials per person every year. That includes 3.5 billion pounds of carpet, 3.7 billion pounds of construction debris, as well as billions of organic and inorganic material. Which means, practically none this has any actual value.
Admit it: You have too much stuff, whether clothes spill out of closets, toys fill your basement or you can’t actually park your car in the garage. You’re not alone. Americans spend $20 billion per year on storage units, according to the National Storage Association. If you’re sick of the mess, or want to stop spending money to store stuff you don’t use, sell your junk. —Bankrate.comHowever, there is still a substantial amount of stuff you can offload for cash. In fact, you’d probably be surprised by what you can sell and for how much.
How to Earn Cash with Junk in EsteroTo turn cash into junk, you’ll just need to use one or more strategies. One or a couple of these methods will be enough to put some cash in your pocket:
- Host a garage sale. Okay, put this in the obvious category. But, it’s still one of the most effective ways to earn cash with junk. Now, it’s not worthless stuff. Rather, things which you don’t need and/or don’t use that are still worth something to other people.
- Sell stuff locally online. If you don’t want to go to the time and effort of hosting a yard sale, then you can use the internet. There are a number of sites you can use to sell stuff right from your house. In all cases, be honest about condition and provide a detailed listing.
- Take it to a consignment shop. Furniture, decor, and clothing are all candidates for consignment stores. You can it to a consignment shop. It’s a win-win situation because you don’t have to do anything and you and the shop will both make some money.
- Donate things to a nearby charity. If you have some items which are in relatively good condition, it’s also possible to give it away to a local charity. This will earn you a small tax write off, at the very least.