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Offer: Cardboard boxes (Des Moines, west side) - A variety of sturdy cardboard boxes == 1-2 large ones, the rest are medium and smaller = Lands End, Amazon type ==
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Offer: Indoor-Outdoor Rug/carpet (Des Moines, west side) Gifted - I think it's 8' x 12' and it's blue == was on porch of house when we purchased it. Has been rolled up and kept in garage since then [dry] =-
Photo of free Indoor-Outdoor Rug/carpet (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free Indoor-Outdoor Rug/carpet (Des Moines, west side)
Offer: King bed - bed skirt (Des Moines, west side) Gifted - I have a white bed skirt for a King size bed which would need some sewing but should be generally okay = it's from a nonsmoking house and I just washed it with bleach so it's clean = but I don't sew so maybe someone would use it - either for its purpose or for something else == it goes in the trash otherwise Offer: Plastic Cannisters (Des Moines, west side) Gifted - I have about 7-8 of these to give away. Tops and canisters themselves. Might be good for storage etc. They are 6.5" tall and the lid is oval and 3" at its widest.
Photo of free Plastic Cannisters (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free Plastic Cannisters (Des Moines, west side)
Offer: Cardboard Boxes (Des Moines, west side) Expired - All new [received but not used & kept safe from harm] - one is a large Chewy box [20x30x18?] and two other boxes large but not quite that, plus 2-3 larger but not as tall boxes [roughly 20x24x7?] --
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Offer: Plastic holders (Des Moines, west side) Gifted - I get my Crystal Lite in these plastic holders and would rather not trash them = figure someone would know how to and want to repurpose them. They are roughly 7" tall by 2.8" diameter [oval] -- I have 5-7 now but over time will have more ==
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Offer: Cat items == (Des Moines, west side) Gifted - I have 2 large litter boxes [5” tall], a cat food dish, a half-bag of cat food [Purina] and a cat bed [about 16" length inside - free to a good home. Please get in touch with me before the snow flies. apologies for repost but couldn't find a way to edit the first post and just add pictures, so re-did it.
Photo of free Cat items == (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free Cat items == (Des Moines, west side)
Photo of free Cat items == (Des Moines, west side)
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Offer: Cat Stuff (Des Moines, west side) Gifted - I have - 2 large litter boxes [5” tall], a cat food dish, a half-bag of cat food [Purina] - will post pictures later but free to a good home. Offer: two cat litter boxes Expired - One is red and the other green. I think they are large size - about 2 x 2.5’ or so and 5” side. LOCATION: Des Moines Offer: RUG Expired - I have what I think is a 9 x 12 blue indoor=outdoor rug [it’s rolled up but it fit a room that was a bit larger] - not sure of what shape it’s in, but before I trash it, thought I would post here. LOCATION - Des Moines Offer: rug Expired - I think this is about 9x12, blue, not thick = it’s been on a porch for a number of years so it’s probably best for outside use or garage or something, but whoever wants it can have it. LOCATION - central Des Moines Offer: Two cat litter boxes Expired - I have two extra large cat litter pans == roughly 22 x 16 x 7 = which you can have. Location — NW Des Moines Offer: Curtain and rods Gifted - We took down some curtains and are doing redecorating = there is a whole box of curtain rods and white fabric for 1/2 sized windows [basically the windows were roughly 3' x 4' on the bottom where the curtains were] -- anyone who wants them let me know ASAP - otherwise they go in the trash in a day or two. Fabric will need washing but they seem to be in good shape, not flimsy, and might be useful in some fashion. N-Central Des Moines Offer: Kitty Litter Pails Gifted - I have a good number of these and if you do a quick search on google or Pinterest there are all sorts of great ideas out there — Mine are 17 lb tubs and of the Tidy Cat variety == if interested please respond and indicate how many you want. Thanks!!!! Location: Des Moines [central/west] Offer: Reebok Treadmill [needs repair but maybe the parts might be useful?] Expired - The treadmill is a Reebok 8000 ES bought from [I think] CostCo years ago = it has not been used in the past few years and apparently either the console or motor controller board need repair or replacement. I don’t want to do that and so would like to give it to someone who could use it == it is heavy and would take 2 people to get it out of our basement, but that’s the only restriction. LOCATION: Des Moines Offer: carpet and rugs -- one left Expired - We had a small amount of water in our basement overnight and got everything cleaned up and water extracted but don't want to deal with the rugs: - original post One smaller but solid grey rug is left — I think size is roughly 3 x 5 give or take - I can send a picture - you can probably just run this rug in the washer and it’ll be fine. Location - Des Moines Offer: carpet and rugs Expired - We had a small amount of water in our basement overnight and got everything cleaned up and water extracted but don't want to deal with the rugs: 3x4 bathroom blue rug, 4x5 [two] more substantial ones with rubber backing, 3x8 entry rug. The 9x12 is an oriental patterns heavy rug -- if someone wants them, they're free for the taking. The 9x12 is a heavy one so might take two people to roll it up and move it. Location - Des Moines Offer: FREE: cardboard boxes - good cardboard plus some stuffing Gifted - More cardboard boxes < have some small/medium 16" cubic U-Haul and other boxes and a few bankers boxes and stuffing [paper and plastic] for anyone who would like them. I tried to post a picture but that can’t be done, but I can send to you if you want -= plenty of boxes…. LOCATION = Des Moines Offer: FREE: cardboard boxes Expired - More cardboard boxes < have some 'small' 16" cubic U-Haul boxes and a few bankers boxes and stuffing [paper and plastic] for anyone who would like them. LOCATION = Des Moines Offer: Direct TV dish and TV antenna Expired - reposting = these go to Trash on Thursday….I had these two things taken down from our house and before I just trash them thought I would offer them to whoever can pick them up the soonest. Thanks. Location - Des Moines Offer: track light that needs fixing Expired - I bought this not too long ago and the ballast [the white thing in the photos], apparently, is not working right = I have a replacement coming but if someone is electronically inclined maybe they can use it = it has 5 LED spotlights. [pics available] Location - Des Moines Offer: wood boards/slats, wire shelves and HWD Hard wood floor under covering Gifted - We have these to give away = we have used the slats and shelves to keep things up off the floor of the garage and the HWD is a roll of the material left over from repair to hard wood flooring. I have pictures if you want to see them [not sure I can post them] - everything goes in Trash on Thursday if not taken before. Thanks Location = Des Moines Offer: Direct TV dish and TV antenna Expired - I had these two things taken down from our house and before I just trash them thought I would offer them to whoever can pick them up the soonest. Thanks. Location - Des Moines Offer: Various sizes of boxes, some from U-Haul Gifted - I’m still emptying out boxes after having moved and have a variety of them= some banker box size and some larger. contact me and I’ll provide directions and address. Thanks!!! LOCATION: DES MOINES Offer: Teachers!!! Plastic magazine holders and paper holders Expired - I have a number of those plastic vertical magazine holders and the horizontal paper holders, legal and letter size, and they’re great for organizing your office — LOCATION: Des Moines Offer: Used but clean cat litter boxes [3] Expired - I have 3 litter boxes [actually basic see thru low height plastic boxes] for cat litter = used but I washed them out thoroughly. LOCATION - Des Moines Offer: packing material and some more boxes Gifted - I have two large [ie green] bags full of packing paper and also some more boxes, some larger and some medium or smaller. LOCATION - Des Moines Offer: again more boxes Expired - some U-Haul medium size and some small = some misc., etc. this is Recycling week so if you want them, let me know before Thursday. Offer: smaller but good to use boxes Expired - I am adding more boxes to the pile even today - a few small [not that small but UHaul’s idea of it] boxes and a ‘Medium’ sized box — come spoon before rain destroys them. Offer: Large artistic image of Meredith Tower Expired - I took this and printed it a few years ago - it’s a large square image but it has a gouge in it which could be fixed or the image could be trimmed == anyone who wants it before I toss it, let me know. ---------- LOCATION - Des Moines