- 1 Where can I donate used baby items?
- 2 How do I get rid of baby stuff?
- 3 What do you do with old strollers?
- 4 How do I get rid of my old crib?
- 5 Can you give away a crib?
- 6 Can you donate diapers to Goodwill?
- 7 How much baby stuff should I keep?
- 8 What do you do with baby clothes you don’t want?
- 9 What do you do when baby bottles are no longer needed?
- 10 Is 4 too old for a stroller?
- 11 How long do strollers last?
- 12 How do I dispose of a drop side crib?
- 13 Can I recycle baby bottles?
- 14 Are cribs with drop sides safe?
Where can I donate used baby items?
You’ll likely need to donate used baby blankets and stuffed animals to your local animal shelter or humane society, while books and audio are a great donation to churches, daycares, or your local library.
How do I get rid of baby stuff?
6 Eco-Friendly Ways To Get Rid Of Unwanted Baby Items
- Hand things down. For things that have been gently used and still have some mileage left in them, if there is even a chance of having another baby, keep your stuff to use as hand-me-downs for your future children!
- Use TerraCycle.
What do you do with old strollers?
Since reusing a stroller isn’t a huge safety risk (unlike a mattress or car seat), I’d recommend taking your stroller to a consignment shop or giving it away to one of your friends. Depending on the shape of your stroller, you could get a pretty penny for it!
How do I get rid of my old crib?
If you don’t have the time to take your crib to a donation center yourself or are unsure if they will take your old crib, just call on the baby gear recycling pros at LoadUp. With eco-friendly disposal alternatives to the landfill, we always try to donate as much of your used nursery furniture as possible to charities.
Can you give away a crib?
Reselling, donating old cribs now illegal under new federal consumer protection rules. Cribs manufactured before July 23, 2010, don’t meet new standards set by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission and are illegal to resell or donate.
Can you donate diapers to Goodwill?
Probably not, but you can try. You can, however, donate to a local women’s or family shelter. As a reminder, Goodwill is seeking merchandise to sell with the goal to fund all their job creation/training/skill building efforts.
How much baby stuff should I keep?
Keep the items that are in good shape or those that you can clean or repair (and you actually will clean or repair). If you have 25 of the same size and item, like baby pants size 3-6 months, keep less than 10 of your favorites.
What do you do with baby clothes you don’t want?
If you don’t have the bandwidth to find the right person to hand clothes down to or simply need to purge a lot of clothes at once, find a local charity that accepts donations. Thrift stores are fine, but see if a local church or women’s shelter can take them first as many are often in great need of donations.
What do you do when baby bottles are no longer needed?
Used Baby Bottles: Ways to Use Them
- They may be recyclable.
- Use them as traveling snack containers.
- Turn them into art supply containers or for rinsing out paintbrushes.
- Donate them to a local animal shelter, hospital or zoo.
- Give them to the kids to use with dolls.
- Use them as measuring cups for liquids.
Is 4 too old for a stroller?
There are no set guidelines, but the general opinion leans toward kids over the age of 4 to 5 years being stroller-free. The transition should start at about 3 when your child is able to walk confidently and understand your directions.
How long do strollers last?
Though the American Academy of Pediatrics doesn’t have official guidelines for when to stop using a stroller, Shu says that “kids should be transitioning out of a stroller at around three years old.”
How do I dispose of a drop side crib?
Answer: Assuming you have access to a city or county dump (you did not provide an address in your question), you should dispose of the crib there, said a spokeswoman for the Consumer Product Safety Commission. “It should be disassembled at the time,” she emphasized.
Can I recycle baby bottles?
4. Baby bottles Your baby won’t need a bottle forever, and when he or she is done, consider recycling it. Most bottles can be effectively sterilized and handed down to infants that need them. Depending on the material, your bottles may also be recyclable.
Are cribs with drop sides safe?
Starting Tuesday, June 28, the US Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) ban on drop-side cribs will take effect. The cribs, which allow parents to lower one side of the crib for easier access, are responsible for 150 suffocation and strangulation deaths between 2007 to 2010. Improve the strength of the crib slats.