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Recycling

There’s no sacrificing style for sustainability in Vail. Buying used, consignment and repurposed furniture and accessories keeps money in your pocket and waste out of the landfill. The lifecycle continues at Thrifty Shops When shoppers fail to scoop up those hidden gems at the valley’s local consignment store and Habitat ReStore, those items are usually donated to Vail Valley Cares Thrifty Shops in Edwards and Eagle, making it a hot spot for bargain and treasure hunters alike.   Proceeds from merchandise sold at the Thrifty Shops fund annual community grants that support Eagle Valley-based charitable organizations. Thanks to the efforts of donors and shoppers last year, the Thrifty Shops and Vail Valley Cares awarded 31 valley-based charitable organizations a total of $275,000 in contributions. Donated items that don’t make it to the Thrifty Shops sales floors are passed on to the ARC Thrift Stores, located along the Front Range, where their […]